Free Autism Resources & CPD Training

Free Autism Resources & CPD Training


Here at Axcis we are passionate about the support children and young adults get from our candidates, which is why we consistently offer a wealth of Continued Professional Development (CPD) training.


Alongside one of our training partners, Reachout ASC, we’re delighted to offer you some invaluable free resources which you can put to good use straight away, as well as some excellent training to help you support learners on the autistic spectrum.


Free Resources

Whether you’re looking for a social story to use, help with dealing with student mental wellbeing, or visual aids for the classroom, check out the Reachout ASC resources page for instant, free downloadable resources.

But that’s not all…. Scan the QR code below to get your free eBook: 7 ways to Support Autistic Children.


Further Reading

What’s more, our friend and supporter Lynn McCann, founder of Reachout ASC, has just released two new books which are now available to buy. These books are accessible and informative guides for primary and secondary school teachers, designed to increase their knowledge and understanding of autism and enhance their toolkit with practical, adaptable strategies to support autistic children in their care. Click on the links below to download your free chapter.



If you’re keen to read the full book, please find below Lynn’s personal discount code for you to use to enjoy 20% off your purchase. Just click on one of the links above and enter the discount code for instant savings.



What free CPD courses are available?

If you are a fully registered candidate with Axcis, we are delighted to be able to offer you free access to all 21 courses provided by Reachout ASC, listed below. The good news is however, you don’t have to do all 21 – you can pick and choose as you please!

  • Making Transition Work for Autistic Children Workshop
  • Understanding Behaviour Through the Autistic Lens Workshop
  • How to support autistic young people in relationships and sex education
  • Supporting autistic students going to university
  • Social Stories Workshop
  • Developing a Sensory Diet Workshop
  • Preparing Autistic & SEND Children for going back to school
  • The Big Transitions for Autistic and SEND pupils after lockdown
  • Autism and ADHD
  • Autism & Anxiety
  • Autism and Behaviour
  • Autism & Christmas
  • Autism in the early years
  • Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA)
  • Recordings of Getting It Right For Me Live
  • Resources & Downloads 
  • Supporting Autistic Girls
  • Supporting Autistic Learners in the Primary Classroom
  • Supporting Autistic Learners in the Secondary Classroom
  • Transitions for Autistic and SEND Pupils
  • Using Visuals to Support Autistic Children


If you would like more information on these courses please visit Reachout ASC’s training platform, The Ability Bridge website, for more information.


How do I sign up?

If you would like to be enrolled then please email our Candidate Training team directly. In order to take advantage of the free access for Axcis candidates, please do not book directly on the Reachout ASC or The Ability Bridge website.  


Who are Reachout ASC?

Reachout ASC is run by SEND professionals working in the field of special needs, so the training is designed by people who do your job day in, day out. Their online training college is called The Ability Bridge. The Ability Bridge gives you access to a fantastic range of online training courses to support your CPD which you can study at your own pace.  

To find out more about Reachout ASC and Axcis' partnership, watch the video here.


What other training do Axcis offer?

Offering our candidates access to CPD courses is very important to us here at Axcis. As such, we continue to expand and adapt our training offerings. Please keep an eye on our website and social media for more information, as well as our events diary for upcoming courses and events.


Are you looking for SEND staff or work?

If you're looking for a SEND teaching or support job in England or Wales, why not register with Axcis, the SEND recruitment specialists? Or perhaps you need to recruit staff for your school or provision? If so, why not take a look at the Axcis Website, or get in touch today to find out how we can help?


*Please note that courses and resources may be subject to change at any time as the providers add or remove content from their offerings. 



Martin Keddie