Positive Behaviour Support Strategies for Children and Adolescents With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Each child with ASD presents with unique needs that when unmet can result in them exhibiting behaviours that can disrupt their participation and that of others. Without the necessary knowledge and tools, it can often find it difficult to meet the needs of their children effectively. Does this sound familiar?

Behaviour Help is a registered NDIS provider.

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5 hours of professional development

Price: $165

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This online, self-paced course that will equip you with a toolkit of practical strategies to help your child 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:

  • Free copy of ‘Positive Behaviour Support for Students with ‘Autism Spectrum Disorder’ course book.
  • A toolkit of practical strategies to assess, manage and prevent challenging behaviours in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Actionable tools for developing a behaviour support plan that you can apply immediately with your child in your setting.
  • Lifetime access to the Behaviour Help app, allowing you to develop a behaviour support plan for a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • A certificate of participation for 5 hours of professional development.

This course is accredited by the Teacher Quality Institute of ACT.

What you'll learn

This online, self-paced course is divided into three modules:

Module 1, Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Defining ASD
  • Subcategories of ASD
  • Characteristics of ASD
  • Impact of Characteristics on Social Communication, Learning and Behaviour
  • Onset of ASD
  • Diagnostic Process
  • Causes of ASD
  • Prevalence of ASD

Module 2, Positive Behaviour Support

  • Learn about data collection (intensity, frequency, duration)
  • Complete a functional behaviour assessment
  • Identify triggers and functions of challenging behaviours
  • Learn and identify safe and appropriate behaviour de-escalation management strategies
  • Learn and identify appropriate behaviour minimisation and prevention strategies
  • Develop a customised behaviour support plan
  • Learn and identify appropriate strategies and tools for helping a student develop cognitive, communication, behavioural and social skills

Module 3, Positive Behaviour Support and Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Help students with ASD cope with change
  • Help students with ASD cope with unstructured times
  • Help students with ASD cope with transitions between activities, people or places
  • Help students with ASD develop communication skills
  • Use visual communication systems to help improve communication, play and a positive identity
  • Develop an Individual Education Plan

How to enrol and receive your resources

Teachable – Click on START THIS COURSE to begin the course through Teachable, where you’ll be required to pay the course fee of $165 via credit card. If you would prefer an invoice or have multiple participants please email dolly@behaviourhelp.com

Once enrolled, you will receive a Welcome email with the following information:

Login Details for the Behaviour Help App

Confirm the email address you would like the Amazon voucher to be sent to so you can download a free copy of the coursebook Positive Behaviour Support Strategies for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A step by step guide to assessing, preventing and managing emotional and behavioural difficulties on Amazon Kindle.

Course tasks to complete and send via email to dolly@behaviourhelp.com

Ask Dolly

Since you’re here, you probably have questions and concerns. I am Dolly Bhargava, am here to help. I am a NDIS registered behaviour support practitioner and speech pathologist.

I have worked in a number of settings for over 21 years so, how can I help?

Please tell me what is worrying you right now and I will do my best to recommend resources and/or services that will be most useful to you in your situation.

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