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SELF-REGULATION: EFFECTIVE SUPPORTS FOR THE CLASSROOM AND BEYOND

ALL STAFF IIN KINDERGARTEN AND PRESCHOOL, JUNIOR PRIMARY, PRIMARY AND SPECIAL EDUCATION SETTINGS INCLUDING LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL EDUCATIN AND WELLBEING COORDINATORS, COUNSELLORS, CLASSROOM TEACHERS AND SUPPORT STAFF

ALL STAFF IN HIGH SCHOOL ENVIRONMENTS ARE WELCOME AS THE CONCEPTS CAN BE ADAPTED FOR THAT POPULATION, HOWEVER PLEASE BE AWARE THAT SECONDARY SETTINGS ARE NOT THE TARGETED POPULATION FOR THIS WORKSHOP

PRESENTER - DALE HEATH, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

This workshop will focus on learning and developing effective teaching plans to support classroom self-regulation skills. Additional information will be included on how to integrate supports for students who have more difficulty due to social, developmental, or disability related challenges. The workshop will be practical, interactive and adjusted to meet your learning goals.

Learning outcomes for this workshop include:

  • Increased understanding of self-regulation skills and expectations
  • Confidence in explaining the importance of teaching self-regulation within the curriculum
  • Knowledge of practical whole class programming ideas to teach self-regulation
  • Hands-on experience trying simple classroom strategies
  • Understanding of core adaptations and strategies to support individual students with additional needs.

FLYER

Event Date 25/05/2020 9:00 am
Event End Date 25/05/2020 3:30 pm
Register by 20/05/2020 10:00 am
Individual Price $155.00
Location The Highway
$155.00

HOW SCHOOLS MAKE DECISIONS ABOUT ADJUSTMENTS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

ALL STAFF IN JUNIOR PRIMARY, PRIMARY, MIDDLE, SECONDARY SCHOOLS AND SPECIAL EDUCATION SETTINGS INCLUDING LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL EDUCATION AND SUBJECT COORDINATORS, COUNSELLORS, CLASSROOM TEACHERS AND TRTS

PRESENTER - PETER WALKER, PRESIDENT OF THE AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION OF SPECIAL EDUCATION, SA

This workshop is intended for all school staff working with students or involved in planning, program or policy development where students with additional learning needs are supported. The workshop will provide information about the National Consistent Collection of Data (NCCD) and how schools make decisions regarding adjustments for students with disabilities. The workshop will capture over-arching theory, legislation, and steps. A particular focus will be on emerging research and the use of case studies to explore decision making processes for teachers.

Learning outcomes for this workshop include:

  • Overview of the National Consistent Collection of Data (NCCD) and the roles and responsibilities of school teams.
  • Awareness of the Disability Standards and where NCCD adjustments articulate to overarching legislation.
  • How to make supplementary, substantial and extensive adjustments through high quality curriculum, instruction and assessment practices.
  • Understanding of NCCD processes through an exploration of case studies.
  • Develop awareness of the new NCCD Portal and how resources support NCCD teams in schools.

FLYER

Event Date 29/05/2020 9:00 am
Event End Date 29/05/2020 3:30 pm
Register by 26/05/2020 10:00 am
Individual Price $155.00
Location The Highway
$155.00

UNDERSTANDING AUTISTIC GIRLS

ALL STAFF IN JUNIOR PRIMARY, PRIMARY, MIDDLE, SECONDARY SCHOOLS AND SPECIAL EDUCATION SETTINGS INCLUDING LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL EDUCATION AND WELLBEING/SUBJECT COORDINATORS, COUNSELLORS, CLASSROOM TEACHERS, TRTS AND SUPPORT STAFF

PRESENTER - PAM JACOBS, SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER/LEADER & RESEARCHER AT GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY

This workshop is intended for all school staff working with students or involved in supporting students. The workshop will provide information about Autistic girls, including:

  • Presentation / Characteristics
  • Main differences to boys
  • Social, emotional and academic challenges at various ages
  • Support needs at School – Early Years, Primary Years, Middle Years and beyond.

Learning outcomes for this workshop include:

  • Understanding the characteristics of Autistic girls.
  • An awareness of the social, emotional and academic challenges experienced by Autistic girls.
  • The knowledge to support Autistic girls in a school setting.

FLYER

Event Date 03/06/2020 4:30 pm
Event End Date 03/06/2020 6:30 pm
Register by 01/06/2020 10:00 am
Individual Price $80.00
Location The Highway
$80.00

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER AND BEHAVIOUR MANAGEMENT IN THE EDUCATIONAL CONTEXT

 BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! THIS WORKSHOP IS A REPEAT OF THE 2018 SESSION BY THE SAME NAME

ALL STAFF IN MAINSTREAM AND SPECIAL EDUCATION INCLUDING LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL EDUCATION AND WELLBEING COORDINATORS, COUNSELLORS, CLASSROOM TEACHERS AND SUPPORT STAFF - TWILIGHT SESSION

PRESENTER - PROFESSOR ROBYN YOUNG - BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! THIS WORKSHOP IS A REPEAT OF THE 2018 SESSION BY THE SAME NAME

This workshop is intended for all school staff working with students or involved in supporting student behaviour in education settings. The workshop will provide information and strategies to support learning and behaviour for students with Autism, and will also provide participants an opportunity to meet with one of Australia’s leading experts in autism clinical work, assessment, and research.

This workshop is interactive with a practical focus. Learning outcomes will include:

  • Understanding autism and what it means for learning
  • Practical strategies to implement behaviour change within your education setting
  • Skills required for success in school for both the student and teacher.

FLYER

Event Date 17/06/2020 4:30 pm
Event End Date 17/06/2020 6:30 pm
Register by 15/06/2020 10:00 am
Individual Price $80.00
Location The Highway
$80.00

WHERE DOES LEARNING GO WRONG FOR STUDENTS WITH ADDITIONAL LEARNING NEEDS

ALL SCHOOL STAFF WORKSHOP - MAINSTREAM AND SPECIAL EDUCATION ALL AGES - SCHOOL HOLIDAY WORKSHOP

PRESENTER - KYMBERLY LOUISE, BEHAVIOURAL SCIENTIST

This workshop will expose staff to understandings from psychology, neuroscience, disability, and education research to support their knowledge of the difficulties in learning experienced by students with additional learning needs. There are a range of developmental difficulties commonly experienced by students with Autism, ADD/HD, Dyslexia, Sensory Processing Disorder including Auditory Processing Disorder, and those from trauma backgrounds that directly affect learning and behaviour, but can be supported through specific strategies.

Participants will:

  • Understand the range of common developmental difficulties associated with many learning difficulties including issues with executive function, sensory processing, and working and long term memory.
  • Work toward strategies suitable for their site and their practice to support students with additional learning needs
  • Be exposed to tools and resources to support them in adapting their practice to better support their students toward learning and behavioural outcomes.

FLYER

Event Date 06/07/2020 9:00 am
Event End Date 06/07/2020 3:30 pm
Register by 01/07/2020 10:00 am
Individual Price $155.00
Location Coopers Alehouse
$155.00 42


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