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Course Aim

The STA Program - Social Skills for Schools gives Education Support Officers the training and resources needed to successfully deliver the Social Skills for School program.

Course Outline

  • Discussion of autism spectrum disorder and specific social skill difficulties
  • How to use visual schedules to structure the session and manage behaviour
  • Explanation and practise with the social scenarios presented in the program
  • How to write a personalised social story to target specific social situations / skills
  • Explanation of how to monitor progress using the Therapy Outcome Measures graph

All the resources required to implement the program are contained in the manual provided including:

  • Talk About School workbook (Black Sheep Press)
  • Emotions photos
  • Social stories / social scripts
  • Visual schedule cards to help structure the session
  • Individual Therapy Plan

Course Designed For

Education Support Officers who have completed the STA Program for Assistants


One day


Currently scheduled courses can be booked online via our online booking system. If you can not find a suitable course on the online system, please contact us. Many of our courses are scheduled based on demand.

Training can be delivered at Communicate in Narre Warren, Melbourne or at your school. Discounts are available for schools who host our training sessions, so please contact us if you can provide a venue.


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