Autism in the Early Years

Learning Focus
Start Date
18 Sep, 2024
Enrol by
11 Sep, 2024
Program Description:

Adults working with young students on the spectrum in primary school need a specific set of skills and knowledge.

Many students can feel isolated as the adults are unsure how to engage, play and communicate appropriately.

Adjustments in the classroom are often required to facilitate the inclusion of the student.

Program Outcomes:

This one-hour session will:

  • Look at the Early identification of Autism.
  • Discuss the reasons why young students become dysregulated and offer ideas to support.
  • Cover basic play and engagement strategies.
  • Look at strategies/ideas to promote communication.
Australian Professional Standards


  • Standard 1 – Know students and how they learn
  • Standard 3 – Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
  • Standard 4 – Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
  • Standard 6 – Engage in professional learning
  • Standard 7 – Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community


  • Leading teaching and learning
  • Developing self and others
  • Leading improvement, innovation and change
Location, Date & Time

This 1-hour session will be delivered online.

  • Tuesday, 18 September 2024 (3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.) 

The link to the meeting platform will be sent to participants prior to the session.