When a teacher becomes aware that they will be working with a student who has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), it can be very helpful to begin by asking parents/carers to work through an individual profile of the student with you as part of the transition process. It may sometimes be appropriate to work with the student on completing a profile. Click here for an excellent template for a student profile.
For information from the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development about working with families, click here. To do a quick survey identifying your strengths in working with families, click here.
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