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BVMT11-102: Autism Spectrum Disorders: Theories to Evidence-Based Educational Practice


This subject will familiarise students with research,  definitions and conceptualisations of autism spectrum disorders in children and adolescents. Students learn to evaluate this research to gain an in-depth knowledge of the core autism-based impairment areas and how these impact child/adolescent academic learning, social integration, and behaviour. This subject will also explore generic educational approaches developed to assist children/adolescents with an autism spectrum disorder to comprehend the social demands they confront in the school and home environments and learn specific strategies for dealing with these demands in a positive manner.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2023 [Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Social Sciences, Psychology and Counselling
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2021: $3,890
  • Commencing in 2022: $3,950

Learning outcomes

1. Display knowledge of the key diagnostic features and impairment domains of ASD. 2. Display knowledge of key interview and observational methods for assessing individuals with an ASD. 3. Display familiarity with the key educational and therapeutic interventions developed for individuals with an ASD.

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Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens21/03/2021
Semester start17/05/2021
Subject start17/05/2021
Cancellation 1?31/05/2021
Cancellation 2?07/06/2021
Last enrolment30/05/2021
Withdraw – Financial?12/06/2021
Withdraw – Academic?03/07/2021
Teaching census?11/06/2021