Towards Independence – Learning through ASDAN

Each individual has a Circle of Support which co-ordinates the assessment, planning, implementation and regular review of the support plan including the person’s flexible daily activity schedule. The activities are selected to reflect what each individual is motivated by and enjoys doing and also to promote ongoing learning and the development of life skills. As well as promoting greater engagement …

What is Autism?

Autism …… is a lifelong condition that affects how a person communicates with and relates to other people means differences and difficulties in three main areas known as the “Triad of Impairment”: social communication: problems using and understanding verbal & body language social interaction: problems in recognising and understanding other people’s feelings, and in managing their own social imagination: problems …

Do you know how your senses work?

If you know or work with somebody with autism, you’ll know that they often find it difficult to process everyday sounds, sights and smells. It can have a profound effect on someone’s life. Did you know you have major seven senses? Sight Sound Touch Taste Smell Balance Body awareness Some people are under- or over-sensitive in any or all of …