Supporting autistic children in your area

A guide for local authorities and schools in England

The education system can work well for children and young people on the autism spectrum when there is good local planning, a good understanding of autism, and the right provision available to meet the needs of individual children. Good practice needs to be shared and implemented more widely.

This short guide for local authorities and schools in England summarises some of the main requirements in the SEND Code of Practice and highlights services and organisations that are supporting children and young people well.

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