Developing Social and Communications Skills
From Term 1 2017, Victorian government and Catholic schools will use the new Victorian Curriculum F-10. Curriculum related information is currently being reviewed and may be subject to change.
For more information on the curriculum, see:
The Victorian Curriculum F–10 - VCAA
Children and young people on the autism spectrum often do not develop social and communication skills in the same way as their peers.
Teaching social skills to children and young people on the autism spectrum can be one of the most challenging and rewarding tasks that educators undertake. The social skills component of the educational program can play an important role in the functional success of every other goal.