Swindon Autism Support Service

BASIS (part of the Brunel SEN MAT)

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Swindon Autism Support Service

Service details

We are an experienced and dedicated team of advisory teachers and support workers


Some services are free at the point of delivery and some are chargeable. Please contact us for more details

Main telephone

01793 464025



The page was last updated on 27 September 2019

Service summary

Advisory teachers and support staff for Autism and SCID
Autism Resource Centre (ARC)
Outreach services

Further information

We aim to support schools and other educational settings to develop their capacity to meet the needs of children affected by social communication and interaction difficulty including autism. We work in line with recommendations from the SEN Code of Practice (2001), the SEN Disability Act (2005), and other current legislation

What we offer:
The service operates four core strands:
• Educational advice/support from advisory teachers/senior autism workers
• In school/setting support from specialist ASC INREACH team 
• Offsite support through our Autism Resource Centres (ARC). 
• Delivery of bespoke school based INSET and organisation of Swindon Borough wide training open to school based staff, other professionals and parents .

Client groups

• an identified SCID/diagnosis of ASC with/without a statement of SEN/EHCP. 
• attending local mainstream primary/secondary schools 
• attending an SRP for ASC/other special school which provides for SCID/ASC. 
• living in Swindon but attending alternative educational provision and/or home educated 
• attending ‘out of borough’ school with a statement of SEN and a diagnosis of ASC 

Main address

The Salt Way Centre
Pearl Road