Supporting learners with ASD in the mainstream classroom
Helen and Hannah share some of the barriers faced by students with Autism Spectrum Disorder in mainstream environments and give practical examples of how they support learners with ASD. The session focuses on simple strategies that can help students overcome these barriers but are realistic for the busy teacher to implement.
3 takeaways from Helen & Hannah’s training session
– Know common barriers to learning faced by students with ASD –
– Understand a range of simple and realistic strategies to help pupils overcome these barriers –
– Reflect and apply these strategies to your practice –
This session is aimed at Senior Leaders, SENCOs and other educational professionals working with children with SEND.
Watch this preview of Helen & Hannah’s presentation…
Helen & Hannah received great feedback on their LIVE broadcast
This session was originally presented live at one of our online Virtual SEND Conferences.
“The session was extremely useful and well presented by knowledgeable professionals.
I loved the suggestions and focus on strategies that can be used and adapted across ages/phases of education.”
Aimie Evans, Teacher – British School Alexandria
About the Creators
Helen Ralston, Headteacher & Hannah Clements,
Assistant Headteacher / The Rise School
Helen Ralston trained to teach English via Teach First, enjoying a range of roles: KS3 coordinator, HoD, AHT for Achievement before securing her dream SLT role: AHT Learning and Teaching. Passionate that all staff should be empowered and proactive in developing their own practice and relishing every opportunity to talk L&T.
Hannah Clements has worked within both mainstream and special educational school settings, training staff to enable them to provide teaching environments that allow pupils with Autism to thrive and achieve their potential, both academically and socially. In addition, Hannah has worked with two local authorities to set up units for pupils with Autism.
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