A post 16 autism standards to enable educational settings who may work with young people over 16 years old, to evaluate your practice in addressing the needs of individuals on the autism spectrum.
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These post 16 autism standards has been developed by the Autism Education Trust (AET) in collaboration with Ambitious about Autism and consultants with expertise in autism. The standards have been designed for use across all types of educational settings in further education and colleges for all young people from 16 to 25, at all levels of ability.
The development team include Andrew Chiffers – Core writer, Ian Adam Bellamy – Project officer, Viv Berkeley – Project adviser, Yola Jacobsen – Project manager, Alison O’Brien – Core writer, Genium — Design team and Sarah Hendrickx — AET post 16 adviser.
The standards mirror the categories established by the AET post 16 training materials. There are interactive links from the set of standards to resources that demonstrate how a setting or provider might implement practice or policy (also found in the column on the left).