The Supporting Students with Autism in Years K-6 course is designed to: develop an understanding of the wide range of characteristics of students on the Autism Spectrum; explore a range of strategies which address the needs of students on the Autism Spectrum in the areas of language and cognitive development, communication skills and social behaviour; and develop specific strategies to help students on the Autism Spectrum access the curriculum, manage their own stressful reactions and modify their behaviours. Participants will also write a social story that addresses the individual needs of a student on the Autism Spectrum; and develop an understanding of how to set up an effective learning environment for students on the Autism Spectrum.
Completing a Supporting Students with Autism in Years K-6 can be logged as Elective PD and will contribute towards your NESA PD requirements as per NESA's transition arrangements.
- I found it incredibly useful. I will definitely be implementing the strategies from today in my classroom
- Thank you for a fantastic day - really opened my eyes to the complexity of it all.
- Loved the tips and useful resources. The opportunities to work in groups and share ideas.
- Great information! Can take so much back to the staffroom.
The course scheduled for 9 August in Kiama is now going to be online via Zoom
There will be a range of delivery methods which will include interactive lectures, group activities and individual development of teaching resources.