Today's teachers need to be cognisant of the diverse range of their students' needs and abilities. Due to the nature and prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), it is important for all educators to have the knowledge and skills to optimise the educational experiences of this population. With an underpinning philosophy that celebrates difference and values the rights and potentials of each individual student, this unit explores the learning needs which characterise individuals with an ASD in order to inform appropriate support strategies and teaching practices within collaborative educational contexts.
|Unit name||Educating Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Dr Nadia Ollington and Dr Christopher Rayner
|Available as student elective?||No|
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Fully online with weekly readings and activities
Literature review (40%), Program design and justification (60%)
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