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Creating and Maintaining a Successful ASD Class in your School

Creating and Maintaining a Successful ASD Class in your School

Creating and Maintaining a Successful Class in Your School


Audience:  Post-Primary Teachers and SNAs

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This course will cover the steps involved in setting up and running a special class (ASD). It will examine some of the challenges autistic students may face in school and provide practical suggestions for how a special class can help overcome barriers to education. It will also look at planning, timetabling, monitoring progress and working with outside professionals.

Learning Outcomes:

Following participation in this course, participants will:

  • be empowered to identify issues faced by students in post-primary school.
  • have a knowledge of how timetabling and tracking/monitoring goals can be achieved.
  • be more aware of the Autism good practice guidelines for schools and how indicators for effective practice can support their work.

Date/Time:  Tuesday, 12 December @ 7:00 p.m.

Facilitated by:   Orlaith Kent

Orlaith has extensive experience as a SENCO at post-primary level. At present, she is running two ASD classes and delivering training to teachers and SNAs on Autism and SEN.  Orlaith has no less than four, Level 9, Post Graduate qualifications (School planning, Leadership, SEN and ASD). She is currently doing a Masters Degree in counselling and psychotherapy with a particular interest in Autism and associated mental health issues. 

Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 12-12-2023 7:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 12-12-2023 8:00 pm
Capacity 500
Fee Free
Select Hours 1
Location Online Course
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