ASL402: Autism support across the lifespan | My Assignment Tutor

ASL 402 Assessment 1 Page 1 of 5 ASSESSMENT BRIEF 1Subject Code and TitleASL402: Autism support across the lifespanAssessmentCase StudyIndividual/GroupIndividualLength2,000 equivalent (+/‐10%)Learning Outcomes1. Understand and apply a ‘person first’ perspectiveto analyse and problem solve issues andchallenges associated with autism lifespanmilestones.2. Identify and describe the community supports anindividual with autism and their carer needs overthe lifespan.3. Analyse historical and contemporary practices forsupporting individuals with autism and theircarers across the lifespan.4. Demonstrate research and communication skillsfor post graduate level.SubmissionBy 11:55pm AEST/AEDT Sunday of Module 2 (week 4)Weighting30%Total Marks100 marks Context:The assessment is prescribed for you to advance your analytical skills, and your knowledge andunderstanding of autism and the lived experience of individuals with autism across the lifespan.The assessment is about the person first perspective of autism in the context of support needs in theearly years of life for individuals and their carers.This assessment prepares you to apply contemporary practices in the classroom using the personfirst perspective of autism, whilst understanding the varying support needs in the early years.Instructions:This assessment requires you to critically analyse the case study presented in week 1. You will drawon literature specific to the early years of autism and apply a person first perspective to discuss theissues and challenges an individual and their carers face with regard to the range of factors andvaried support needs in day to day living.ASL 402 Assessment 1 Page 2 of 5You will need to read broadly about the early years of autism and apply this in relation to theperson first perspective presented in the case. The responses require you to utilise problem solvingskills. You will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of autism whilst using a person firstperspective by comparing and contrasting early years experiences and identify support needs forboth the individual and their carer.The case study structure response should include the following:Section 1. Introduce the case. Discuss the development of early years support knowledge in autism. Using a person first perspective for both the individual and carer, analyse the key issues ofthe case. Provide a rationale for how the early years experiences can impact an individual withautism and their carer.Section 2. Synthesise and describe changes and challenges throughout generations through anindividual and carer person first lens. Describe the support needs required for the individual and carer using a person first lens inrelation to the early yearsSection 3. Reflect on the impact of the changes in generational knowledge and practice covered inthe course so far.Submission Instructions: Submit the case study response via the Assessment link in the main navigation menu inASL 402 Autism support across the lifespan. The Learning Facilitator will provide feedbackvia the Grade Centre in the LMS portal. Feedback can be viewed in My Grades.ASL 402 Assessment 1 Page 3 of 5Learning Rubric: Assessment 1 AssessmentAttributesFail (Unacceptable)(Functional) Pass(Proficient) Credit(Advanced) DistinctionHigh Distinction (Exceptional)GradeDescription(GradingScheme)Evidence of unsatisfactoryachievement of one ormore of the learningobjectives of the course,insufficient understandingof the course contentand/or unsatisfactory levelof skill development.Evidence of satisfactoryachievement of courselearning objectives, thedevelopment ofrelevant skills to acompetent level, andadequateinterpretation andcritical analysis skills.Evidence of a good level ofunderstanding, knowledgeand skill development inrelation to the content ofthe course or work of asuperior quality on themajority of the learningobjectives of the course.Demonstration of a highlevel of interpretation andcritical analysis skills.Evidence of a high level ofachievement of thelearning objectives of thecourse demonstrated insuch areas asinterpretation and criticalanalysis, logical argument,use of methodology andcommunication skills.Evidence of an exceptionallevel of achievement oflearning objectives acrossthe entire content of thecourse demonstrated insuch areas asinterpretation and criticalanalysis, logical argument,creativity, originality, useof methodology andcommunication skills.Knowledge andunderstandingLimited understanding ofrequired concepts andknowledgeKey components of theassignment are notaddressed.The response identifiesearly years of lifeperspectives of autismand identifiesexperiences andsupport needs of theperson with autism andtheir carers.The responsedemonstrates an in‐depthunderstanding of historicaland contemporarypractices for early years oflife support.The responsedemonstrates a high orderanalysis of own and others’biases, prejudices andassumptions in relation tothe early years of lifepractices.Comprehensive reflectionand coverage of autismintegrating the importanceof lived experienceunderstanding and supportin the context of earlyyears of life practices. ASL 402 Assessment 1 Page 4 of 5 Critical reflectionSpecific position(perspective or argument)fails to take into accountthe complexities of theissue(s) or scope of theassignment.Makes assertions that arenot justified.The responsedemonstrates acapacity to critique andanalyse reasons forcurrent views aboutautism in relation tothe early years.The use of critical analysisof both the historical andcontemporary practicesfor autism early yearssupport in relation to theperson first approach.Using the person firstapproach, a thoroughdemonstration of thesupport approaches for anindividual with autism andtheir carers from theperspective of early yearspractices.Specific perspective ispresented imaginatively andaccurately taking in toaccount the complexity ofautism.Capacity to apply aperson firstperspectiveLimited synthesis andanalysis.Limitedapplication/recommendations based upon analysis.The relationshipbetween the shift ofthe studentunderstandings aboutautism early years isdemonstrated throughthe lens of the personfirst perspective.There is clear identificationand understanding of thesupport required forindividuals and their carersin the early years of lifepractices.The responsedemonstrates a highlydeveloped capacity tointegrate person firstperspective from an earlyyears of life experience.The reflection demonstratesa creative, innovativesynthesis of ideasAcademicconventionsPoorly written with errorsin spelling, grammar.Demonstrates inconsistentuse of good quality,credible and relevantresearch sources tosupport and develop ideas.There are mistakes in usingthe APA style.The response is writtenaccording to academicgenre. The responsedemonstrates aconsistent use ofcredible and relevantresearch sources tosupport ideas, howeverthese are not alwayswell developed.Is well‐written and adheresto the academic genre (e.g.with introduction,conclusion or summary).Demonstrates consistentuse of good quality,credible and relevantresearch sources tosupport and develop ideas.Is very well‐written andadheres to the academicgenre.Consistently demonstratesexpert use of good quality,credible and relevantresearch sources tosupport and developappropriate argumentsand statements. Showsevidence of readingbeyond the key readingIs very well‐written andadheres to the academicgenre.Consistently demonstratesexpert use of high quality,credible and relevantresearch sources to supportand develop appropriatearguments and statements.Shows evidence of readingbeyond the key reading ASL 402 Assessment 1 Page 5 of 5 There are no mistakes withAPA


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