Families

Everyone has the same questions and worries at the beginning of the process so we have listed some useful links below relating to special educational needs.  We have also answered some questions that we get asked a lot - hopefully you will find them useful.

Useful video clips

Aspergers From the Inside - Created by Paul who discovered he had Aspergers at the age of 30.

12 facts about Autism. Thought provoking and great to share with older friends and family.

Amazing Things Happen - by Alexander Amelines

Alexander’s film gives an uplifting introduction to autism for young non-autistic audiences, aiming to raise awareness, understanding and tolerance in future generations. 

A  BBC Newsround Special

Our presenter Rosie was born with autism. She says even though living with it is difficult, it makes her unique and who she is.

As well as telling her own story, you'll find out how Ben, Tony and Lenny are affected by the condition.

Lots of children with autism get bullied at school and can find it hard to get jobs when they grow up.

In our special film Rosie wants to tell the world what autism is and what it's like to live with it.

Sesame Street and Autism: We’re Amazing, 1, 2, 3!


A video about Autism for young children.

Meet Julia - follow up to 'We're Amazing'. 


Meet Julia, an old buddy of Elmo’s and the newest friend on Sesame Street. Julia has autism…and she and Elmo share an amazing friendship. 

The National Autistic Society's amazing film on sensory sensitivity.  


*Please note: this film is intended to simulate sensory overload and so features loud, repetitive  noises.