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The aim of this course is to examine Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) with a particular emphasis on educational issues and implications. The course includes an exploration of the features and characteristics of ASD and a critical review of principles, practices, issues and research related to successful educational inclusion for children and young people with ASD.
On the successful completion of this course, participants will: 1. have a good understanding of the nature and characteristics of ASD and the implications of these in terms of both the individual and his or her family/whanau.2. be able to describe and critically review historical and current perspectives and debates related to the definition, diagnosis and causes of ASD. 3. be able to critically examine and review theory, research and practice related to the treatment, support and education of people with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Subject to approval of the Head of School
Domestic fee $1,884.00
International Postgraduate fees
* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.
For further information see
School of Educational Studies and Leadership.