Educators are able to provide information, guidance, support and practical involvement in transition activities to families during the whole transition process.
Prep staff can be involved in the transition process from the very beginning once a school has been selected. This includes during planning and transition activities, right through to assisting with the review of the transition process and procedures to continue success once the student is attending Prep. Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) educators are often involved in transition through the provision of practical assistance as well as advice and support during the whole process.
The information contained in this section aims to support educators in both ECEC and Prep settings develop an understanding of the individual student's needs, provides guidelines and suggestions for transition planning and transition activities for students with ASD, as well as suggestions, considerations and templates which may support the development and refinement of effective partnerships with parents.
The information is designed to support educators to gather, contribute, collate and share information in the student's Transition booklet: My journey to Prep and the student's transition timeline.
Information is grouped as follows:
More information for educators regarding day-to-day routines, curriculum access for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), the learning environment and suggestions for continuing successfully after transition may be found in the information for educators section of this resource.