Supporting Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Early Childhood Settings

15% discount is available to Monash Education alumni. Student ID will be required for this pricing option.

There is an increased number of children with additional needs, in particular children with autism spectrum disorder, enrolled in early childhood education programs.

Focussing on children with ASD in Early Childhood settings, this course explores diagnostic features and strategies to enhance inclusion, engagement and the development of capabilities.

You will develop, extend and challenge your knowledge of how to support children with autism spectrum disorder.

Topics covered

  • Understand the diagnosis for ASD
  • Recognise the characteristics of ASD
  • Develop teaching strategies to address the needs of individuals with consideration to learning styles and interests
  • Develop strategies to positively address behavioural issues.
  • Transition Support
  • Working with Parents

Cost

$300 (inc. GST)

15% discount is available to Monash Education alumni. Student ID will be required for this pricing option.

Course length

One day class of five and a half hours.

Dates and venues

25 July 2019 (Thursday)
9am - 3pm
Werribee

31 July 2019 (Wednesday)
9am - 3pm
Clayton campus

Prerequisites

There are no formal pre-requisites for this course, however, this course is most relevant for all educators, assistants and support staff working in early childhood settings.

Assessment

Attendance and participation.

Recognition

The Faculty of Education, Monash University, will issue you with a Certificate of Completion.

This course aligns with the following APST standards: 1.1, 1.6, 2.1, 3.5, 4.1, 4.3, 6.2 and 7.3 as well as others across all standards.