It is vitally important for teachers to understand Autism and the complex needs of their autistic students. The autism world can be a literal sensory minefield for students, and the school environment should be a secure and safe place that is conducive to learning.
Autistic students may have different learning needs and, as educators, we need to know how to provide the best strategies to increase their confidence and success in learning.
This course will provide you with an introduction to Autism, help you to understand how the autistic student may be thinking and feeling, and will give you some practical strategies that you can take back to your classroom.
More importantly, you will walk away with a deeper understanding and awareness of Autism that will inspire you to make fundamental changes to the way that you teach these individuals.
All educators and support staff who will be working with autistic students in the classroom.
1.6.2 Proficient Level - Know students and how they learn - Strategies to support full participation of students with disability: Design and implement teaching activities that support the participation and learning of students with disabilities and address relevant policy and legislative requirements.