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Autism/Asperger's Training Workshop for teachers, health professionals and families.
The Autism/Asperger's Training workshop provides a detailed description of students/clients with Autism/Asperger’s Syndrome, including profiles on the neurology, biology, cognitive processing, perception differences and learning styles of those with the condition.
The workshop gives Teachers, Professionals and Families a vivid insight into the subtle intricacies of Autism/Asperger’s; but more importantly provides participants a myriad of strategies to engage successfully with individuals on the Spectrum.
Participants will learn specific techniques for dealing with challenging behaviours and how to decrease stress in students/clients with AS. Nelle will instruct you how to teach students the skills required for emotional regulation – self-assessment, self-monitoring and self-management.
The training includes Nelle’s high-impact Sensory Detective Workshop ® - an interactive exercise that allows you to look at Autism/Asperger’s from the inside out! Response to sensory stimuli influences all behaviour, emotional development and academic progress of those with AS. With this knowledge you'll find adopting simple accommodations or differentiation strategies becomes second nature!
in-depth knowledge of characteristics
knowledge of biological traits of ASD
in-depth knowledge of physiology of meltdowns
recognise sensory agitation
link sensory issues + all behaviour
establish accommodations/differentiations for student
The day concludes with techniques for becoming 'Sensory Detectives' and a variety of helpful Apps for iDevices.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
- Registrants will gain knowledge and the confidence to deal with AS students
- Registrants can share these new skills with other staff members
Nelle Frances is - author *Ben and His Helmet series * Sustainable Social Skills Programme* Asperger Child - Simply Explained*, parent of a child with Asperger's Syndrome, Consultant, Special Needs Educator, Sensory Awareness Training program, Facilitator of AS Adult Social Group (18-35's).
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Contribution (6 hours):- Please retain your Certificate of Attendance as a record of CPD. Workshop aligns to General Capabilities in particular the organising elements of Personal & Social Capabilities, Critical & Creative Thinking and Ethical Behaviour within the Australian Curriculum.
Registration commences at 8:30am.
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