Working with Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) - Teaching Task Skills

7 places available

Start:  Tuesday 20 August 2019 - 4.30pm

Finish: Tuesday 20 August 2019 - 6.00pm

Login at least 20 minutes prior to start time.

Location : TLN online learning space

Prior to the live event, SSTUWA will email you detailed instructions about how to access the online training space.


 

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About the course

The SSTUWA, in partnership with TLN in Melbourne, are pleased to offer this online learning opportunity for all Primary and Secondary Teachers.

Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may experience difficulty when planning, preparing for, getting started
and completing work tasks. Poor executive function - the mental processes that enable us to plan, focus attention,
remember instructions, and juggle multiple tasks successfully - is often a characteristic of ASD. Bearing this in mind,
students will benefit from explicit teaching of how to approach work tasks.  For a student with ASD, this may provide vital
pieces to the confusing puzzle that is school. This session will outline practical ideas and strategies for teaching task
skills.

Delivery method: Live online event

The event will be 90 minutes in duration and consist of live delivery of content at the specified time by a presenter and a host. You will also have an opportunity to interact with other participants and engage with the presenter online. Completing this course will contribute to 90 minutes of professional learning and a certificate will be provided at the end of the session.

About the hosts

Teacher Learning Network (TLN)

TLN is a Melbourne based, not-for-profit professional development provider supported by the Australian Education Union Victoria Branch and the Independent Education Union Victoria/Tasmania Branch. SSTUWA will be your major source of communication before the online event. Prior to the live event, SSTUWA will email you detailed instructions about how to
access the online training space. TLN will then provide immediate telephone support just before the event begins on the day, and during the training if required.

Costs

$ 40 : Members
$ 80 : Non-Members

Facilitator

Mary Steuten

Nominated Audience

Primary and Secondary Teachers

Online requirements

  • Stable internet connection
  • Laptop/desktop computer
  • Earphones or headphones (optional)

 

Professional Standards for Teachers in Western Australia

This training relates to the following standards :

Standard 1 – Know students and how they learn.
Standard 3 – Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning.
Standard 4 – Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
Standard 6 – Engage in professional learning.