Skip to content ↓

Curwen Primary School


Resources For Parents

This page provides further support for parents and children. 

1. What is Autism? 

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), usually called autism, is something you’re born with. Autism means that the way you think about and experience the world is different to most people. This means you can behave differently to most people, and have different strengths and difficulties. For example, some autism characteristics (things you think, feel and do) can make it hard to express yourself in social situations, but you may also be particularly knowledgeable and passionate about topics that interest you.

You can find further information here.


Here are some useful links and videos:

Autism Awareness for children -

Short Film - A Parents Perspective -