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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. 

The following talks have been prepared by the EKHUFT, these talks have been developed for parents of children who have just received a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum.

What is ASD? The Autism Spectrum Explained

Challenging Behaviour with Children with ASD

Children with ASD and Sleep Difficulties

Emotional Regulation for Children with ASD

Introduction to Sensory Processing for Children with ASD: Part 1

Introduction to Sensory Processing for Children with ASD: Part 2

ASD and Feeding

More information can be found on the following websites:-

National Autistic SocietyKent Autistic TrustIncludes Us 2


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 - Information Sheet