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WTT is a Licensed Autism Education Trust Training Partner

The Autism Education Trust has 3 key documents settings can use when supporting autistic/social communication differences of their young people.

The Standards and the Competencies are auditing tools for whole school development and professional development.

The Progression Framework is used for individual children and young people to baseline social communication differences. This is a comprehensive tool which breaks key skills into 8 specific areas. 

To find out more and to download the latest versions of the Competencies, Standards and Progression Framework click on the link below:                                                       

Autism Education Trust Frameworks

WTT deliver training and workshops centrally and bespoke to settings. 


  • Autism Education Trust Professional Development Programme.

AET Making Sense of Autism

The aims

  • Available for Early Years, schools and Post-16 phases
  • Enhance your understanding and awareness of autism and the three areas of difference that affect autistic pupils.
  • Equip you with the knowledge you need to begin to make reasonable adjustments in the way you support autistic pupils.
  • 90 minutes
  • We also have a tailored parent version of this module which we deliver centrally but could also be brought into a parent group within your setting
  • FREE to Lincolnshire settings

AET Good Autism Practice

The aims

The aims of ‘Good autism practice in Schools’ are to support practitioners who work directly with autistic pupils to: 

  • Available for Early Years, schools and Post-16 phases

  • Develop their knowledge and understanding of good autism practice. 

  • Reflect on and improve their practice in working with autistic pupils. 

  • Understand strategies and approaches they can draw upon for autistic pupils  they work with. 

  • Reflect on the kind of information they need to collect for the one-page profile and for the pupil-centred education plan.  

  • Consider how to involve the autistic pupil and their family in the CYP's education.  

  • Enhance and embed inclusive practice for autistic pupils. 

  • 6 hours delivered flexibly

  • Cost is £30 pp via a central course or £300 in-house (up to 30 attendees for 2 trainers)

AET Progression Framework

The aims

The aims of this module are to enable delegates to:

  • Address skills and understanding that children may find difficult as a consequence of their autism
  • Recognise and build on children’s strengths and interests and improve overall wellbeing
  • Appreciate that children may need support in these areas and that their progress is dependent on this support
  • 2 hours
  • FREE to Lincolnshire settings

AET Anxiety module

The aims

After completing this module, you will be able to understand: 

  • How autistic CYP might express anxiety. 
  • What can cause anxiety in autistic CYP. 
  • What you can do to prevent and reduce anxiety in autistic CYP. 
  • 2 hours
  • Cost of £10pp or £150 for a whole setting

 AET Autism Inclusion module

The aims

The aim of this module is to enable delegates to:

  • Understand the legal context of autism and exclusion
  • Understand the risk of illegal exclusion and how to avoid it occurring
  • Better understand the triggers and ways of managing distressed behaviours
  • 2 hours
  • FREE to Lincolnshire settings

AET Leadership, Inclusion and Structural Reasonable Adjustments (LISRA)

The aims

The aim of this module is to enable delegates:

  • To look at how inclusive provision and structural reasonable adjustments can help a setting to be outstanding.​
  • To consider what is needed to lead culture change in a setting.​
  • To know about AET resources and guidance that can support leaders to provide inclusive environments through structural reasonable adjustments.​
  • To consider different ways of making structural reasonable adjustments to ensure autistic pupils are fully supported.
  • 3.5 hours
  •  FREE to Lincolnshire settings


AET Post 16 Transition to Employment

The aims

  • Explain the recruitment barriers autistic young people face in accessing employment opportunities.  
  • Promote the benefits of employing autistic young people for employers.    
  • Effectively use the tools within the Transition to Employment toolkit to prepare and support autistic young people into work experience/employment opportunities.   
  • Guide employers to implement accessible recruitment and selection processes, and workplace adjustments for autistic young people.   
  • Improve inclusive work experience/employment opportunities for autistic young people.  
  • 5 hours
  • FREE to Lincolnshire settings
  • £10 refundable deposit for central training bookings


New from AET for 2024!

WTT are delighted to be extending our AET offer with modules that you have been asking for :

  • Transitions (Early Years and schools phase)
  • Developing toileting
  • Developing play

These will be available from September 2024 and we will pilot in Summer term 2024 so please keep an eye on our website calendar and SENCO email inboxes for further information.