Inquiry into support for autistic children and young people in schools
Education and Health Standing Committee
The Education and Health Standing Committee will inquire into support for autistic children and young people in schools.
In particular, the Inquiry will consider:
1. The prevalence of autism in WA and projected demand for support in schools.
2. Current support available for autistic students in WA schools, including consideration of how:
a. evidence-based practices are implemented across the school system; and
3. Strategies in other jurisdictions that support school systems to respond to the needs of autistic students, and the applicability of those strategies to WA.
b. school supports are co-ordinated with other service areas to respond to the needs of autistic students and their families.
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