Case studies

Revision support for male Sixth Form student

With the support of the Autism and CCN Team this student was able to sit their exams and start on the college course they wanted.

Challenge

The male Sixth Form student freezes in exam conditions, mind goes blank and doesn't know where to start.

Approach

  • the school requested revision study support from the Autism and CCN Team
  • discussed aspirations with student
  • built familiarity with the exam system and what to expect
  • provided and practised relaxation techniques and other methods to support anxiety
  • modelled approach for talking with students during times of anxiety with the teaching staff and assistants

Outcome

The student managed to sit all his exams and is now on his chosen course at college.