|Faculty:||Child, Family & Community Studies
|Field of Study:||Family and Community Services
Teaching Assistants/Aides, Other
|Description:||The Classroom and Community Support Diploma Program provides students with specialized knowledge and skills to help promote the development, education, well-being and citizenship of children and adults with disabilities. Courses cover advocacy, augmentative and alternative communication, disability issues, inclusive education, employment and behaviour supports, teaching techniques and more. Students complete at least two workplace practicums to gain hands-on experience in a community setting. The diploma provides a block transfer into several related university degrees. Students can also choose to complete a Behavioural Intervention (autism) specialty with their diploma.