Autism in the university context

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Please note
Course enrolments are currently disabled while we transition from Aurion to Workday. Following Workday go-live on 4 October 2021, all staff development courses and learning content will be accessed via the ‘Learning’ worklet in Workday. Information on how to navigate to Workday Learning will be available soon.

If you wish to attend a currently scheduled iteration of this course, please contact the course coordinator listed to request enrolment.

Duration: 2 hours

Coordinator: Miss Tania Kapp

Presenter: Miss Tania Kapp

This is your opportunity to improve your basic understanding and awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Also learn about support needs specific to students with ASD in the tertiary environment as well as how staff can support students diagnosed with Autism.

This course will enable participants to: 

1. Build knowledge and understanding of ASD in a tertiary education context:

-Defining ASD

-Transition to university

-How could ASD affect study

-Positive attributes

2. Identify strategies to support students with ASD

-Universal Design for Learning and ASD

-How can Course Coordinators support students with ASD

-Student Services support for students with ASD.

Courses running via Zoom: the course coordinator listed against this course will email the Zoom link a day or two prior to course commencement.