Autism Spectrum Support

We support students with autism to succeed at college and achieve their goals.

Our team has extensive experience of working with people on the autistic spectrum. We aim to provide personalised, comprehensive support.

If you’d like more, please contact

Autism Spectrum Support available at City of Bristol College

Autism specialist Transition and Progression Mentor

This mentor will be a point of contact for you and your family. They can provide support with managing routines, workload, sensory processing and improving confidence.

Your mentor will  help you to consider your next steps in college, and support your studies.

Specialist teaching on our Pathways to Employment and Further Education course

We offer a one year course for students with autism. Taught in small groups, it can support your transition to college.

You will develop your independence and social skills and can progress to further study or employment.

Access to quiet spaces

Our Ashley Down Centre and College Green Centre have quiet spaces for students. You can use these during break and lunchtimes.

We will have a quiet spaces at our Advanced Engineering Centre, Motor Vehicle Technology Centre and South Bristol Skills Academy from September 2020.

Small group support

Some people find meeting new friends and being with others very difficult, particularly when starting college.

We can offer small group activities and social groups at lunchtimes to help you meet other students who have similar needs to you.

Tell us about your support needs

You’ll also need to learn to tell us about your support needs, so we can make plans together.

Fill in the form below or call our Learning Support team on 0117 312 5186.

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Where to find us