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Communication and Interaction (Autistic Spectrum Condition)

Autism is a lifelong developmental disability which affects how people communicate and interact with the world.  Autism is a spectrum condition and affects people in different ways. Like all people, autistic people have their own strengths and weaknesses.  Every child with autism will have a range of abilities and needs within the following areas: Social understanding, Sensory processing, Communication and Interests and information processing. 

(Taken from the National Autistic Society and Autism Education Trust, please click on the images below to go to their websites).

Please click on the link below for the East Kent 'Autism Spectrum Post-diagnostic Information Day' resources and videos.  These can be accessed for free whether parents and guardians are waiting for a diagnosis or already have a diagnosis of ASD for your child.


PANTS - Keeping children safe from abuse - Support from the National Autistic Society and the NSPCC. This is a social story designed to enable children with Autism and/or communication difficulties about how to keep themselves safe.

PANTS-Autism-Parents -Keeping children safe from abuse.pdf