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September 2019

Aided Language Stimulation: Moving Beyond Receptive Input (ADL) and online webinar

September 26 @ 8:45 am - 12:30 pm
Education Development Centre,             ,  4 Milner Street,
Hindmarsh,, SA
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$ 192.50

Offered by Two Way Street: Workshop on Aided Language Stimulation: Moving Beyond Receptive Input  Do you have questions about modelling for AAC? Are you currently modelling AAC for someone and are keen for more tips to refine your skills? Or do you simply have some tricky questions about PODD, AAC or devices that you would love answered by someone 'in the know'? This workshop will discuss modelling and the range of strategies involved. Participants will learn how providing opportunities for…

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An Introduction to Person Centred Active Support (Syd)

September 26 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre for Disability Studies, 92-94 Parramatta Rd,
Camperdown, NSW 2050
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Person Centred Active Support is an evidence based approach that teaches disability professionals how to provide the right amount of support for people with disability to be engaged in meaningful everyday activities of their choice. This one day introductory workshop will cover: the evidence base the approach implementation tips and tricks resources and much more. Intended Audience: This one day workshop is suitable for anyone working in the disability field such as direct support professionals, group home/day program staff and…

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Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder: Practical Strategies for Teachers (Perth)

September 27 - September 28
Holiday Inn, Perth City Centre + Google Map

Why Autism Spectrum Disorder? As more children are being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), mainstream teachers are increasingly expected to provide appropriate support for students with complex learning needs within mainstream classes. Students with ASD often require support to cope with the social demands of the classroom and playground, deal with change, avoid sensory overload, and achieve their full learning potential. Who should attend? Teachers and teachers’ aides who want to learn and share practical strategies which benefit students…

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Challenging Behaviours in Children and Adults with Intellectual Disabilities (Syd)

September 27 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
ACWA/CCWT Sydney, Level 4, 699 George St
Sydney, NSW 2000
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‘Challenging behaviours’, such as verbal and physical aggression, self-injurious behaviour, property damage and unsafe behaviours in the vehicle or in the community, are frequently reported in children and adults with intellectual disabilities and the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder. These behaviours put the person at risk of placement breakdowns – school suspension, difficulties at respite or day program – due to the risks of harm for themselves, their carers and other service users. Caring for persons displaying challenging behaviours are…

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October 2019

7th National Brain Injury Conference (MEL)

October 28 - October 29
Melbourne School of Design, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria + Google Map
$495 – $595

Brain Injury Australia’s 7th National Brain Injury Conference will be held, in partnership with the Melbourne Disability Institute, at the Melbourne School of Design on The University of Melbourne’s campus in Parkville on Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th October, 2019. Founded in 1986, Brain Injury Australia is the nation’s peak advocacy organisation representing the over 700,000 Australians living with a brain injury. Alongside providing policy advice to Commonwealth, State and Territory governments, and representing consumers on a range of advisory…

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December 2019

Supervision: A Reflective and Developmental Approach with Margaret Morrell (SA)

December 3 @ 9:00 am - December 5 @ 3:30 pm
EDC,, Milner St,
Hindmarsh, SA
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$425 – $1275

Social workers and other allied health professionals work in complex, challenging and often stressful work environments. We all deserve quality supervision that helps us to: · Manage the demanding situations we face everyday · Prevent build-up of stress and possible burnout · Keep growing and developing throughout our career · Stay in touch with our core professional ethics and · Provide the best possible service to our clients. New and experienced supervisors who want to encourage reflection and professional growth…

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February 2020

3-day Intermediate Workshop for PBS Practitioners (SA)

February 5, 2020 @ 9:30 am - February 7, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
Flinders University, City Campus, 182 Victoria Square
Adelaide,, AR 5000
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$670.99 – $786.49

Presented by by Dr. Alinka Fisher & Dr. Glenn Kelly Overview This event is to be held in Adelaide, South Australia. It is pitched at PBS practitioners, team leaders, and allied health practitioners. For successful PBS to occur, senior practitioners need the skills to conduct a comprehensive functional behaviour assessment and develop data-based PBS plans with the primary goal of improving the quality of life of individuals who present with behaviours of concern. This training is focussed on people working…

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