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EDU8709 Autism - Managing Emotions

Short Description: Autism - Managing Emotions
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Education
Student contribution band : National Priority - Teaching
ASCED code : 070113 - Teacher Education: Special Edu
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 23 April 2019

Requisites

Pre-requisite: EDU8338 or Equivalent
Co-requisite: EDU5321 or Equivalent

Synopsis

The purpose of this course is to develop and broaden teacher competencies to evaluate and identify needs, as well as design and implement effective evidence based strategies for supporting sensory and social-emotional needs of school going individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Specifically, course participants will examine the theoretical and practical issues of understanding and responding to the emotional needs, and the resulting distress that having autism can cause and the stress it places on the individual. Emphasis will be given to designing a variety of support tools and practical strategies for learning, social/emotional and behavioural/sensory regulation for use in school and community sites, particularly in inclusive settings.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 Online