The latest GTCS magazine, January 21, ‘Teaching Scotland’, includes an article on autism.
The magazine is sent out regularly to members but it is also available online. If you want to have a look through back issues the website link can be found here.
An autism lens on nurture
The article is written by Lorna Johnston and Marion Rutherford from the National Autism Implementation Team (NAIT).
The authors reflect upon adaptations to nurture-focused and compassionate approaches which might be relevant to autistic children .
At the end of the article reference is made to the GTCS booklet ‘Meeting the needs of autistic learners: A Professional guide for teachers’ which we have added below.
Let’s not just see how it goes
This is an article from the November 2019 issue discussing six key anticipatory supports which have been found to be relevant for pupils with autism in secondary schools.
Make a change
This article was first published in the May 2019 issue. Frances Young, is a Support for Learning Teacher who is also the parent of a child on the spectrum. In the article Frances outlines her views on how you can help pupils with compliant autism in your classroom.