De-Escalation Strategies for students with autism

Recognising and managing meltdowns and shutdowns is vital to support students with Autism. I have come up with a one page PDF for easy reference of de-escalation strategies for you to use.

About The Cheat Sheet

  • Time-saving
  • Easy to reference
  • Helps You Keep Calm – you don’t need to remember everything under pressure
  • Range of strategies to use in combination
  • Listen to Podcast Episode 112 on what to do after a Meltdown/Shutdown

About the author.

sue larkey strategies for teaching students with Autism Spectrum
Sue Larkey is a highly qualified educator who has taught students with autism spectrum disorder in the mainstream and special schools. She combines practical experience with extensive research having completed a Masters in Special Education and currently undertaking a Doctorate in Education. Winner of Naturally Autistic 2013 International Award for Community Contribution.   Sue has authored many books on autism spectrum disorders.
“Armed with the tools of understanding and confidence, much can be achieved.”
Sue Larkey