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New program helps teachers with autistic students

According to available data, almost one in 100 children in Australia have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a disability that inhibits social communication and social interaction.

With schools being places where such interpersonal skills are crucial, helping students with autism to thrive educationally and socially can be a particularly challenging issue for teachers and principals to navigate.

This is particularly true when trying to integrate these students into mainstream classrooms – a point recently highlighted in acontroversial manner by Senator Pauline Hanson.


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http://www.educatoronline.com.au/news/new-program-helps-teachers-with-autistic-students-241015.aspx
Date
8th September 2017
Source
Educator