Competencies covered

Competency: CHCEDS056 Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder

Element: 1. Research autism spectrum disorder.

1.1. Identify and access current and authoritative sources of information about autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and its diagnosis.
1.2. Source and review information on the ways in which students with ASD learn.
1.3. Identify effective teaching and learning practices that meet individual needs based on research undertaken.

Element: 2. Provide support to teachers.

2.1. Contribute to goal setting for students as part of the education team based on knowledge of ASD.
2.2. Identify and prepare resources for individual students with ASD within scope of own work role.

Element: 3. Provide support to students.

3.1. Support the student to have positive social interactions using techniques suited to the individual.
3.2. Support teaching strategies used by the teacher through modelling and reinforcement.
3.3. Identify and discuss student progress with the teacher and other professionals.
3.4 Identify situations that pose a risk to safety of self, the student and others and follow organisational procedures.

Unit Description

Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder


Unit offerings

Face to face: (Demand based)

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand, regulatory requirements, continual improvement processes or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.