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Working with Autism Spectrum Condition Children - Effective Practice Briefing – Youth Custody Service (June 2021)

 Summary: The Youth Custody Service have shared a short briefing to support practitioners to work effectively with autism spectrum condition children.

 

 

Description:

Youth Custody Service have produced a short briefing concerned with working with Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) children.

The briefing provides concise and easily accessible advice and guidance for front-line staff working with children who have an autism spectrum condition. Suggestions on how to identify, communicate with and successfully engage children and young adults with autism spectrum condition are offered.

The briefings produced by the Youth Custody Service, in partnership with HM inspectorate of Prisons and NHS England are based on up to date evidence and engagement with children, staff and key stakeholders. They provide concise and easily accessible advice and guidance for front-line staff.

They are not intended as a complete review of all evidence but an initial summary of helpful information and guidance.