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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- 8th September 2017