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Early Bird

The NAS EarlyBird Plus Programme*:

  • Is for parents and professionals working with children with a diagnosis of an autistic spectrum disorder.
  • Is for children in key stage 1/2
  • Brings parents and professionals together for group daytime training sessions.

*EarlyBird is a registered trademark of the

National Autistic Society

The NAS EarlyBird Plus programme works in partnership with parents and professionals to help them to:

  • Understand the child’s autistic spectrum disorder.
  • Develop the child’s communication.
  • Apply practical strategies to manage the child’s behaviour.
  • To facilitate consistency of approach at home and in school

NAS EarlyBird Programme

The EarlyBird Plus Team consists of:

Jan Raine: Clinical Lead Speech & Language Therapist

Rosey Walker: Manager of AOT/ Deputy Headteacher of Columbia grange

Claire Tubman: HLTA Curriculum Support Worker

Joanne Gibson: HLTA Curriculum Support Worker

For further details please contact:

The EarlyBird Team

Initial Contact:

 Jan Raine, Claire Tubman or Joanne Gibson