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Bi-Borough Autism Advisory Service

The Autism Advisory team has collated an audit for settings to use when they suspect a child may displaying behaviours consistent with Social, Communication differences.  It is recommended that settings use this audit as a tool to assess how often children are displaying behaviours and when.  If you feel a child is regularly displaying Social, Communication differences you may then wish to speak to your Early Years & Inclusion Advisor to discuss strategies to support the child and discuss whether a referral to the Child Development Clinic (CDC) is required.  Once a referral to CDC is made and an appointment for assessment is confirmed, the setting can then contact the Autism Advisory service direct to request additional support or observations.

Click on the following link for EY ASD checklist.

Training for practitioners and professionals

The service provides support for autistic CYP of all ages, their families and in nurseries and schools. Training is provided for education staff and there are specific courses for parents. We work closely with staff and other agencies to ensure that autistic CYP are fully included in their education.

A wide range of training which can be accessed via Services2Schools:, or on the Federation of Special Schools training website: Westminster Special School - TRAINING ( 

Any enquires can be made by email –

Last Updated 02/09/2022

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