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Autism Education Trust (AET) resources

The Autism Education Trust (AET) is a not for profit programme led by two national autism charities – the National Autistic Society and Ambitious about Autism. Established and supported by the Department for Education, the AET promotes and supports partnerships throughout the education system to improve educational access, experience and outcomes for children and young people with autism.

Underpinned by current research into good education practice, the AET programme is structured around the three education phases – early years, school and post 16. Our core values are: person-centered, outcomes and process focussed, inclusive and accessible, evidence-based, high quality and working in partnership.

What does the AET offer?

The AET has a wide range of resources and training for schools and school professionals to help them improve access to education for those with Autism and help them achieve better outcomes.

Training programs - for professionals working with children and young people with autism up to age 25 
Resource section covering a wide range of topics including good autism practice, understanding a diagnosis and early years, school and post 16 resources.
Specific guidance and resources around autism and exclusions.
Last updated: 20/05/2021