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Students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) face immense challenges in educational environments. You will engage with current knowledge about characteristics and effective evidence-based practices used to assist students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) accomplish their educational goals. You will engage with theories, societal attitudes, legislation, and policy to develop your professional judgments and teaching practices. You will learn instructional and curriculum-based strategies and curriculum adjustments that you can use in your teaching practice. You will also learn about challenges faced by families of students with ASD, and learn effective strategies to promote home-school collaboration. You will become acquainted with issues and supports relevant to adults with ASD.

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Offering Terms

Term 1



Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

Prerequisite: Enrolment in a postgraduate Education, Educational Leadership program, or Master of Teaching (Secondary). Master of Teaching (Secondary) students must have completed EDST6761 or EDST6765

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