Child Centred Policing Practitioner’s conference 2021

22 March 2021 (Online via Microsoft Teams)

  • Programme
  • S1 | Autism
  • 2 | Prevent
  • Session 3


0950 Introduction

1000 Autism

1130 Break

1145 Prevent

1300 Lunch

1400 Child Exploitation

1500 End

Can You See Me? (Libby Scott)

This is a novel about autism with one very significant difference. Co-author Libby Scott is autistic herself and she is also 11 years old, thus ensuring that the narrative of Can You See Me? is as credible as possible.

The curly hair project

The Curly Hair Project is a social enterprise that supports people on the autistic spectrum and the people around them, founded by autistic author Alis Rowe. We use cool things like animated films, comic strips and diagrams to make our work interesting and easy to understand!
the curly hair project

The Explosive Child (Ross W Greene)

Screaming, swearing, crying, hitting, kicking, spitting, biting…these are some of the challenging behaviors we see in kids who are having difficulty meeting our expectations. These behaviors often leave parents feeling frustrated, angry, overwhelmed, and desperate for answers.

Supporting autistic people in police custody

Patrick Sims, a freelance autism writer explores how police officers can support autistic people in police custody and those that are witnesses. The article highlights key areas such as sensory sensitivities, differences in body language and communication, and the impact on the family.


The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory d (Carol Stock Kranowitz)

Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A., is the author of The Out-of-Sync Child Grows Up, The Out-of-Sync-Child, and The Out-of-Sync Child Has Fun. She is also the co-author on Growing an In-Sync Child with Joye Newman, M.A. She has been a preschool teacher for more than 25 years.

Autism: A guide for police officers

The National Autistic Society has released the latest version of their guide for police officers and staff, updated September 2020. The document contains simple ‘do’s and dont’s’ for dealing with autistic suspects, victims of crime and witnesses, and examples of best practice.


‘Think Autism’: an update to the government adult autism strategy

‘Think Autism’: an update to the government adult autism strategy

Bisnet Training

Our two day parent training workshops are designed to give time for parents and carers to share and explore their own challenges with others in similar situations.

Our local webpage with links to referral forms and links to wider info. Note the local advice line, which we cover during the working day and has an answerphone (01392 225130).

New material aimed at individuals like family members, encouraging reporting of concerns.

Some good materials and information