- the development of Individual Education Plans
- adapting and modifying instruction and materials
- programming and placement
At the request of schools, they meet with parents and teaching staff on an ongoing basis and engage in child-specific consultations, including observations in the school setting. District teachers assist with the transition process – preschool to kindergarten, elementary to middle, and middle to secondary.
In addition, the district teachers are responsible for planning and presenting inservice and professional development activities for classroom teachers, specialist teachers, resource/learning assistance teachers and support staff. The district teacher for Autism Spectrum Disorders works with school and home programs to facilitate collaboration and cooperative partnerships.
Please see the links on the sidebar to the Provincial Outreach Program for Autism and Related Disorders (POPARD), the Provincial Integration Support Program (PISP) and the Provincial Outreach Program for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (POPFASD).