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All About Autism – Secondary Teachers – Lynn McCann


Dive into ‘All About Autism,’ an essential guide for secondary teachers by Lynn McCann. Gain insights, debunk myths, and equip yourself with strategies to support autistic learners.

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Explore this accessible and enlightening guide, meticulously crafted for secondary school teachers. Lynn McCann invites educators on a journey to deepen their knowledge and understanding of autism, equipping them with a versatile toolkit filled with practical, adaptable strategies to support autistic learners under their care.

This book begins by unraveling the intricacies of autism, dispelling myths, and shedding light on the unique strengths and abilities of autistic learners. Readers are then introduced to a treasure trove of easy-to-implement ideas and concrete solutions, all centered around the well-being of the child. “All About Autism – Secondary Teachers” features:

  • Practical strategies customized for secondary key stages, grounded in current research presented in digestible portions.
  • A focus on adaptable teaching and the seamless integration of key strategies across various subject areas.
  • Guidance on a wide array of topics, including support for students dealing with mental health, anxiety, group work, class assignments, writing challenges, homework, and exams.
  • Strategies to foster understanding of puberty, relationships, and sex education.
  • Approaches that celebrate autistic pride and champion positive attitudes toward diversity in all its forms.
  • Chapters designed for easy navigation, with pointers to further research, resources, and support.

Celebrating differences instead of deficits, this guide weaves together the voices of autistic learners and parents with practical examples of what exemplary, tailored teaching should encompass. A must-read for secondary school educators, SENCOs, and parents dedicated to supporting autistic learners aged 11-16.