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Understanding autism and effective strategies for secondary teachers - Professional Development General Workshop - NETLEY

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Autism SA

Understanding autism and effective strategies for secondary teachers - Professional Development General Workshop - NETLEY

Date and Time

Wed 20th Nov 2019, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Location

Autism SA
1/262 Marion Road

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Autism SA has a highly experienced and diverse training team which includes consultants, occupational therapists, speech pathologists and facilitators who have extensive experience in working with individuals on the autism spectrum in a range of settings.

Autism SA presents training that is hands-on, practical and engaging. The emphasis is on guiding participants through a range of activities to increase their knowledge, understanding and confidence in implementing relevant intervention strategies for their particular setting. 

All participants will receive a certificate with the workshop title, the number of hours and will state that the training links to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (where appropriate).


This is a General Workshop that has been developed for Secondary Teachers who want a better understanding of autism and a range of effective strategies to support students on the autism spectrum.

The session acknowledges that the high school journey is very different to that of the primary school journey. The skills and attitudes developed in high school will set a foundation for post school opportunities, making support in the high school years so important. The session has been developed by an experienced Autism Consultant who has extensive experience working as a high school teacher.  The topics covered will give educators the knowledge and practical skills to effectively support students on the spectrum at high school.

Topics include:

  • Understanding autism;
  • The Learner Profile of students on the spectrum;
  • Organisation and self-management strategies; 
  • Effectively differentiating the curriculum; 
  • Enhancing communication;
  • Supporting social interaction and social conflict; 
  • Positive behaviour strategies; and
  • Understanding sensory processing and the impact on the student.

Throughout the workshop the presenter will use discussion, activities and videos to deliver information specific to secondary students that will enhance the participant’s knowledge of autism and provide strategies to enable them to give effective support and increase inclusion.





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Date and Time

Wed 20th Nov 2019, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Autism SA
1/262 Marion Road

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