Part Two of the Children's Autism Foundation, 'Understanding Autism', webinar series.
This webinar will give you practical and effective strategies for engaging learners with Autism in various settings.
Building on the information covered in Understanding Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder, this webinar focuses on how children with Autism learn best. It will introduce evidence-based/best practice strategies that, teachers and support staff can put into place immediately.
In this webinar, we will cover strategies you can use in distance learning/online teaching and in the classroom.
What you'll learn
- How children with ASD learn best
- Strategies to engage learners with ASD in the classroom.
- Strategies that can be implemented immediately, even via distance learning.
Anyone, who is teaching or supporting in education (teacher assistance, learning support, school counsellors, SenCo's) who are new to ASD, and those needing a 'refresher'. People wanting practical, easy to implement ideas. Also, anyone with an interest in ASD, as it is suitable for different sectors
Gain an understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder and what it may look like in your classroom or learning environment.
What are the criteria for a diagnosis of ASD?
Why does ASD look different in boys and girls?
What are strengths and differences and what does this mean in the context of education?
How does ASD affect a child's daily life, development and learning?
What you'll learn
Overall understanding of ASD in the education context
Understand the strengths and differences of a learner with ASD
Understand the impact of ASD in educational settings, especially the current lock down and online learning
All teachers or anyone in a supporting role in education (Teacher’s assistants, Learning Support Coordinators, SENCOs, School Counsellors, Deans or Heads of Department).
Anyone who is new to ASD, as well as those needing a 'refresher', as diagnostic criteria and ideas on ASD have changed in the last 10 years.