SPECTRUM Savvy provides support and tuition for different thinkers to decipher and excel within the expectations and unwritten rules of school, college, work and life.
While SPECTRUM Savvy helps professionals and services to make reasonable adjustments for those with autism, we also help people with autism build confidence and resilience in the mainstream world by building a broad range of real life skills. Example sessions include:
Spectrum Savvy provide tuition to help you keep up in maths and functional skills English however, we specialise in developing and delivering Skills for Life programmes.
Tuition sessions can be delivered on a one to one basis or within small groups and all content is tailored to individual needs or requirements.
Sessions take place in a setting of your choice at a mutually convenient time.
Please note that we operate a lone working policy and all new placements are risk assessed.
Spectrum Savvy understands the challenges that school holidays can present. They disrupt routine and they can interfere with the momentum of learning. Happy Holiday Projects could help you...
Do you have a special interest? Do you want to learn more about it and practice your learning and life skills in the process?
So many useful skills can be developed whilst enjoying your favourite subject(s). Independence, study skills, communication, literacy, numeracy, thinking skills and confidence to name but a few.
Take a look at Spectrum Savvy's Happy Holidays poster and get in touch to find out how the projects could work for you.
Now taking bookings for Christmas and February Half Term.
Are you DBS checked? Yes. You will get to see photo ID along with the up to date DBS certificate.
Current Professional Memberships:
NASEN Bronze membership
The Tutors’ Association
Society for Education and Training
Education and Training Foundation
National Autistic Society
Tutor profile: Find out about the background and expertise of your tutor
Happy Holiday Projects: Download the poster to stick on your fridge. Don't forget to make a booking first though!
E poster and business card: Handy hyperlinks all in one place to help you book summer sessions and follow Spectrum Savvy on social media.
These sessions are highly individualised according to individuals needs and ambitions. They are designed to address some of the challenges that autism presents and to develop practical coping strategies for daily life. Formal qualifications do not accommodate this level of personalisation effectively so for this reason and to keep costs down, accreditation is not provided.
Bespoke sessions to help you develop an understanding of what autism is and how to explain the essentials to others. We celebrate diversity, appreciate our strengths and learn about positive role models.
Bespoke sessions to help you develop social skills, interact in a range of settings and understand and respond to your emotions and those of others.
Bespoke sessions to help you develop a range of independence and problem solving skills. Topics may include managing money, tricky situations, shopping and travel.
Bespoke sessions to help you get more out of college life by being more organised, planning and presenting your work, building on your research skills and coping with revision, exam stress and getting the highest marks you can.
Bespoke sessions to help you in matching your skills to suitable jobs, guide you through the recruitment process and to help guide you with work related communication and procedures.
£20-£30 per hour (savings available for double sessions)
SPECTRUM Savvy combines the benefits of learner-centred Project Based Learning with the natural ability of autistic people to specialise and develop a deeper knowledge.
Driven by a desire to explore our favourite topics, we’ll learn many useful skills along the way. For example, we’ll gain independence, study skills, thinking skills and confidence. We’ll improve communication, literacy and numeracy too.
Basic: £20. Advanced: £30
Initial assessment and consultation to be completed prior to sessions, creating an Individual Learning Plan.dd a description about this item
Basic: £20/hr or £33/2hrs. Advanced: £30/hr or £50/2hrs
Skills for life or Project based learning sessions (price includes insurance, risk assessments, planning and preparation, local travel costs to and from session)
Basic: Free. Advanced: £20 per document