The Working Together Team is a National Autistic Society(NAS) Advanced Accredited service commissioned by Lincolnshire County Council to empower mainstream education settings in supporting autistic children and young people and / or those with social communication differences.
- WTT are skilled practitioners with specialist training and day-to-day hands-on experience of working with children and young people (CYP) with Autism, Social Communication differences and a wealth of associated special educational needs.
- WTT are a licensed training hub for the Autism Education Trust delivering training on all 3 phases-Early Years, Schools and Post-16.
- WTT have licensed trainers for the National Autistic Society Parent Programmes-Earlybird Plus and Teen Life.
- WTT offer high quality, specialist support for maintained mainstream settings and colleges, to empower them to meet the needs of their CYP aged 4-19, with Autism and/or social communication learning needs. How this support looks will be dependent on both the setting and pupil's unique circumstances.
- WTT provide expertise and practical specialised advice that enables settings to support children and young people to achieve the best possible social and educational outcomes and make successful transitions to adulthood.
- WTT can support transitions into Lincolnshire maintained mainstream primary settings and then further transitions all the way up to college.
- Children and young people do not need a diagnosis of autism in order for the setting to request access to support from the Working Together Team, however their needs should be identified as within social communication differences and already being addressed through the settings graduated approach to special educational needs (SEN).
- WTT is not a diagnostic service.