The Teacher Help for ASD program is designed to assist classroom teachers in providing evidenced-based interventions for a student in their classroom with ASD. The program focuses on providing a deeper understanding of children with ASD, as well as how to develop and implement a functional behaviour plan in the classroom. Additional supports such as classroom organization, how to help with communication and social challenges, as well as how to address academics are also included.
The Teacher Help for ASD Sessions:
Session 1 All About ASD: An overview of ASD and interventions
Session 2 Taking the First Steps: A framework for thinking about behaviour, guidelines for the first steps in developing a functional behaviour plan, and preparationf for school-home communication
Session 3 The Support Plan: Develop and implement a functional behaviour plan
Session 4 Adding to The Support Plan: Strategies for setting up the classroom to support a student with ASD
Session 5 Additional Needs: Characteristics associated with ASD and strategies to support them
Session 6 Keep Moving Forward: Information on planning for the future, addressing comorbid disorders, preparing for transitions, and wrapping up the Teacher Help program.