Practical strategies to help your student with ASD achieve better communication, social, emotional, behavioural and learning outcomes.

Price - $99

$88 for the course, & $11 for the Behaviour Help App


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Certificate of Participation for 5 hours of professional development

About this course

Every child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is unique and has equally unique needs. Many children with ASD experience social and communication challenges that can have a disruptive impact on their learning and participation in academic and social activities.

Positive Behaviour Support Strategies for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder is an online, self-paced course that will equip you with a toolkit of practical strategies to help your student with ASD achieve better communication, social, emotional, behavioural and learning outcomes. You’ll also learn a range of behaviour management strategies to effectively respond to challenging behaviour and develop a prevention plan with the Behaviour Help app.

At the end of this course you will have:

  • Actionable tools for developing better social and communication skills that you can apply immediately with your student in your setting
  • A toolkit of practical strategies to assess, manage and prevent challenging behaviours in children with ASD
  • Lifetime access to the Behaviour Help app, allowing you to develop a behaviour support plan for any child with ASD that you support
  • Lifetime access to free Behaviour Help resources
  • A certificate of participation for 5 hours of professional development

This course is accredited by the Teacher Quality Institute of ACT and NSW Education Standards Authority.  

What You’ll Learn

This online, self-paced course is divided into two modules.

Module 1 – Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Defining ASD
  • Subcategories of ASD
  • Characteristics of ASD
  • Impact of Characteristics on Classroom Learning and Behaviour
  • Onset of ASD
  • Diagnostic Process
  • Causes of ASD
  • Prevalence of ASD


Module 2 – Positive Behaviour Support and Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Learn and identify triggers and functions of challenging behaviours
  • Complete a functional behaviour assessment
  • Learn and identify appropriate behaviour management strategies
  • Learn and identify safe and appropriate de-escalation strategies
  • Develop a customised behaviour support plan
  • Learn and identify appropriate minimisation and prevention strategies
  • Learn and identify appropriate strategies and tools for helping a child develop positive communication, behavioural and social skills
  • Develop a prevention plan for challenging behaviour


How to enrol and recieve your resources

Click here to begin the course through Open Learning, where you’ll be required to pay the course fee of $88.

Once enrolled, click here to gain lifetime access to the Behaviour Help app for a one-off payment of $11.

To receive a free physical copy of the coursebook Positive Behaviour Support Strategies for Students with ASD. A step by step guide to assessing, preventing and managing emotional and behavioural difficulties, email dolly@behaviourhelp.com with your postal address.

Outside of Australia? You can still enrol!

Enrolments from individuals both within Australia and internationally are accepted. Please email dolly@behaviourhelp.com to get information on enrolment.

Suitable for a range of professions

  • Childcare workers
  • Primary and secondary teachers
  • Teachers Assistants
  • Disability support staff

Lifetime access to specifically designed resources

Behaviour Help App
Positive Behaviour Support Strategies for Students with ASD

About your trainer

Dolly Bhargava

Speech Pathologist

Dolly Bhargava has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Speech Pathology and a Master of Special Education, Over the 20 years she has found  her passion for not only supporting individuals with emotional and behavioural difficulties (EBD). She has created this online course to equip people who support individuals with EBD to develop knowledge, skills and tools to transform the lives of the individuals they support. 


Learn more about Dolly Bhargava and Behaviour Help.

1 on 1 Coaching

For Families, Educators & Health & Disability Professionals. Whatever your situation with your child is right now, Behaviour Help is at hand.

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A range of practical, interactive and customised workshops, for parents, educators, disability support staff, coordinators, case managers and health professionals.

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Free Downloadable Resources

These free downloadable booklets have been written for parents, child care professionals, educators youth and health professionals supporting children of all ages with a range of disabilities.

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Get In Touch

Location: Melbourne, Victoria

Telephone: 0423 293 254

Email: dolly@behaviourhelp.com

Hours: M-F: 8am - 5pm