ASK (Autism Spectrum Knowledge) Training for Teacher Aides

Professional development (PD) Auckland

Posted: 23 September 2020
Notice reference #: 1HABbV

Start the 2021 school year equipped with practical strategies & tools to better support children on the Autism Spectrum.

This training has been specially designed for TA’s & Learning Assistants to increase your understanding of Autism and the strengths & challenges of learners with ASD.

Module 1 – Understanding & Supporting Learners with ASD (full day)

  • What is Autism?
  • The sensory and communication differences that learners with ASD may experience.
  • Understanding each learner and their individual profile of strengths & challenges.
  • How to build a kete/toolbox of strategies, visual aids, activities & tips to better support children with ASD in the learning environment.

Cost: $195 + GST per Teacher Aide *
The Garden Room, Grey Lynn Community Centre. 

Module 2 – Next Steps in Supporting Learners with ASD (2 hour Follow Up Session)

  • A follow-up session and an opportunity to review and refresh your Autism knowledge based on your classroom experiences supporting children with ASD.
  • Top up your kete/toolbox with strategies, resources & activities specifically for the children you support.
  • Autism Q&A – further enhance your knowledge & understanding of Autism specific to the child or children you are supporting.
  • Only suitable for those who have attended Module 1.

Cost: Additional $50 + GST per Teacher Aide*
The Garden Room, Grey Lynn Community Centre.
Thursday 4 March 2021, 7–9pm.

* Quotations available to enable applications to MoE Pilot Fund for TA Training.

Events summary


28 January 2021 – 28 January 2021


04 March 2021 – 04 March 2021