ASD Online resource transition fact sheets

​Information for families

Visiting a school

Tips for visiting schools (DOC, 370KB)

Preparing your child

Tips for creating a calendar countdown (DOC, 475KB)

My calendar countdown to Prep template (DOC, 145KB)

Tips for developing routines and daily schedules at home (DOC, 438KB)

Tips for developing work systems at home (DOC, 3.2MB)

Tips for developing 'Now and Then' cards (DOC, 2.7MB)

Tips for introducing vertical schedules (DOC, 379KB)

Tips for supporting communication at home (DOC, 389KB)

Tips for preventing and responding to challenging behaviour (DOC, 378KB)

An introduction to sensory processing for parents (DOC, 406KB)

Tips for developing self care skills (DOC, 410KB)

Tips for generalising skills (DOC, 373KB)

Tips for school uniforms (DOC, 399KB)

Tips for travelling to and from school (DOC, 394KB)

Tips for outside school hours care (DOC, 390KB)

Tips for talking to other parents and children about ASD (DOC, 378KB)

Tips for story-based interventions (DOC, 396KB)

School holidays

Tips for school holiday activities (DOC, 362KB)

Tips for vacation care programs (DOC, 366KB)

Tips for accessing respite care (DOC, 443KB)

Tips for planning for the holiday period (DOC, 455KB)

My school holiday planner (DOC, 40KB) (template)

Tips for getting ready to start the new school term (DOC, 375KB)

Support

Tips for advocacy and the Disability Standards for Education 2005 (DOC, 388KB)

Tips for playing an active role in the school community (DOC, 376KB)

Tips for parent and carer support groups (DOC, 474KB)

Tips for sibling support groups (DOC, 393KB)

Information for educators

Day-to-day routines

Tips for visual cueing systems (​DOC, 439KB)​

Tips for engaging students with ASD for learning using motivations and reinforcements (DOC, 448KB)​

Tips for supporting smooth transitions between tasks and activities (DOC, 378KB)​

Tips for Understanding and Addressing Sensory Processing Difficulties for Students with ASD (DOC, 450KB)​

Tips for developing social communication (D​OC, 444KB)​

Tips for supporting comprehension (DOC, 445KB)​

General management strategies and tips for success (DOC, 373KB)

Tips for understanding and addressing bullying at school: considerations for students with ASD (DOC, 405KB)

Differentiation considerations for students with ASD (DOC, 377KB)

Tips for Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) (DOC, 394KB)

General tips for developing classroom communication skills (D​OC, 375KB)​

Student information for supply teachers (DOC, 106KB)​

Tips for supporting students to attend and listen i​n the classroom (DOC, 373KB)​

Curriculum access for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Differentiation considerations for students with ASD (DOC, 377KB)

Tips for supporting students with ASD to learn through play (DOC, 449KB)

Tips for engaging students with ASD for learning using motivation and reinforcements (DOC, 448KB)​

Planning for differentiation for students with ASD

Differentiation considerations for students with ASD (DOC, 377KB)

Tips for developing an Individual Learning Plan (DOC, 377KB)

The learning environment

Tips for classroom layout (DOC, 382KB)

Tips for organising seating arrangements (DOC, 381KB)

Tips for developing break areas (DOC, 383KB)

Tips for supporting positive playground interactions (DOC, 389KB)

Tips for developing supportive routines and schedules (DOC, 387KB)

Tips for visual cueing systems in the Prep learning environment (DOC, 439KB)​

Tips for developing work systems and work stations (DOC, 377KB)

Tips for managing the groups (DOC, 384KB)​

Tips for managing assembly and movement around the school (DOC, 389KB)

Tips for being safe (DOC, 460KB)

Tips for understanding and addressing bullying at school: considerations for students with ASD (DOC, 405KB)

Tips for Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) (DOC, 394KB)

Steps for developing a Positive Behaviour Support Plan (DOC, 186KB)

Continuing successfully after transition

Promoting success with new or unfamiliar staff (DOC, 446KB)

Management strategies and tips for continued success (DOC, 373KB)

Transition

Tips for transition activities (DOC, 416KB)

My transition timeline (DOC, 765KB)

Tips for parents regarding transition meetings (DOC, 675KB)

Tips for case managers regarding transition meetings (DOC, 742KB)

Tips for communicating effectively with parents and carers (DOC, 733KB)

Tips for supporting parents on the first day of Prep (DOC, 466KB)

Tips for supporting families or communities who may by isolated by language (DOC, 736KB)

Sample template (DOC, 17KB)

Sample transition meeting agenda (DOC, 393KB)

Transition booklet: My journey to Prep (DOC, 765KB)

Downloadable booklets

Information for parents and educators of young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder transitioning to school (DOC, 1.4MB)

Information for families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (DOC, 845KB)

Information for educators of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (DOC, 827KB)

Transition booklet: My journey to Prep (DOC, 765KB)

Transition information for families and educators (DOC, 719KB)

Promotional postcard (PDF, 638KB)

Glossary (DOC, 411KB)

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Last reviewed 16 October 2018
Last updated 16 October 2018