This website (previously ASDinfoWales) belongs to and is run by the National Autism Team, which is funded by Welsh Government. It is one of the resources which helps the Team achieve their aim to improve the lives of autistic people in Wales.

Learning about autism early years setting awards

The Learning about Autism Programme is a whole setting approach to improving awareness and understanding of the needs of autistic children. You can apply for your award by completing the form below, please ensure that:

  • all Early Years staff have completed the staff certification scheme;
  • all other support staff (including admin and catering staff) have completed the ‘Autism Aware’ scheme;
  • the majority of children should have watched ‘Teifi and Friends’;
  • practice has changed in your setting.

We are able to check the completion rates for your setting.  When most or all of your setting  have completed the scheme we will issue your certificate and enter your setting onto our database.

To see which settings have completed the Learning about Autism award, click the button below: