Social Communication


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West Sussex Autism and Social Communication Team have produced a booklet called ‘Working at home with your child 2020’ to support families with home schooling during the school closures.  – please see the tab on the right to access this information.

Some chidlren with autism find listening and attention particularly difficult.  A programme that we use at school to support the development of this is called ' Attentional and Listening group:Bucket Time'. A link to show an example of this can be found at


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This unprecedented period of change and disruption is very difficult for many autistic people and families. National Autistic Society has created some tips that might help you. Remember it’s not forever and there are lots of things you can do that may make things easier.

Please see the tab to the right for

-          Handy tips to help you during this time of uncertainty.

-          Managing anxiety in children and young people on the autistic spectrum

-          My Health Passport

-          ‘I am Autistic’ Card

For more information on how the National Autistic Society can help during the lockdown please see

Autism Helpline

COVID-19 virus and our Autism Helpline

0808 800 4104

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 virus, the Helpline telephone lines will be 10am – 3pm, Monday to Friday.

If you would prefer, you can also contact the Autism Helpline via the found on their website.

A Facebook page for support and ideas of what to do with autistic children when they are stuck at home

FREE School Closure Learning Resource pack can be found


Ambitious about Autism gives information for families on:-


Know Your Normal Toolkit

Know Your Normal Toolkit has been set up to support young people to reduce the stigma around mental health and enable autistic children/ young adults to outline what their 'normal' is so they can explain to those who support them when they aren't feeling themselves.


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Child Autism HELPLINE

If you need advice or support call  01344 882248

For Child Autism Releasing Potential Parent Leaflet on the documents on the right.