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Educational Needs Analysis

This is part of our Resources for teachers series

Autistic students may present unique challenges to school systems. An inclusive approach to education requires teachers to address these challenges and support the unique needs of autistic students.

The Educational Needs Analysis is a world first research project that gathered the perspectives of 1,500 educators, parents, specialists and students to determine and better understand the educational needs of students on the autism spectrum, aged 5 to 18. The results are captured in the following resources:

Australian Autism Educational Needs Analysis
Australian Autism Educational Needs Analysis - Final Report

The Autism CRC Australian Autism Educational Needs Analysis used a nationwide survey to obtain information about the educational needs of students on the autism spectrum (5-18 years) from four key stakeholder groups including educators, specialists, parents and students on the spectrum.

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Australian Autism Educational Needs Analysis
Australian Autism Educational Needs Analysis - Executive Summary

The Autism CRC Australian Autism Educational Needs Analysis used a nationwide survey to obtain information about the educational needs of students on the autism spectrum (5-18 years) from four key stakeholder groups including educators, specialists, parents and students on the spectrum.

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Educational Needs Analysis Video I: Educator, Specialist and Parent Perspectives
Educational Needs Analysis Video I: Educator, Specialist and Parent Perspectives

248 educators, 179 specialists and 934 parents were surveyed as part of the Educational Needs Analysis project – this video presents their perspectives on the educational needs of students on the autism spectrum.

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Educational Needs Analysis Video II: Student Perspectives
Educational Needs Analysis Video II: Student Perspectives

In the Educational Needs Analysis, the student voice was especially powerful. This video captures the top ten educational challenges faced by students on the autism spectrum, from the perspective of the 107 students who participated in the study.

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Educational Needs Analysis - Student Perspective Visual Snapshot
Educational Needs Analysis - Student Perspective Visual Snapshot

Great resource to display in the staffroom showing student perspectives.

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Educational Needs Analysis - Visual Snapshot
Educational Needs Analysis - Visual Snapshot

Visual summaries of our research findings. Great resource to display in the staffroom.

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Teacher-Generated Strategies
Teacher-Generated Strategies - Tier 1

Based on findings from the Educational Needs Analysis, the Teacher-Generated Strategies series includes three presentations and introduces a three-tiered support framework that addresses the difficulties facing autistic students and provides effective strategies to help teachers cater to the needs of all learners in the classroom.

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Teacher-Generated Strategies
Teacher-Generated Strategies - Tier 2

Based on findings from the Educational Needs Analysis, the Teacher-Generated Strategies series includes three presentations and introduces a three-tiered support framework that addresses the difficulties facing autistic students and provides effective strategies to help teachers cater to the needs of all learners in the classroom.

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Teacher-Generated Strategies
Teacher-Generated Strategies - Tier 3

Based on findings from the Educational Needs Analysis, the Teacher-Generated Strategies series includes three presentations and introduces a three-tiered support framework that addresses the difficulties facing autistic students and provides effective strategies to help teachers cater to the needs of all learners in the classroom.

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