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September 2019

It’s all about the Context: Autism and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

September 4 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dementia Australia,, 27 Conyngham Street,
Glenside, SA
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$130 – $250

This workshop will outline: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) overview Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Contextual blindness and Social Work approaches Applying ACT with children and adults with ASD Participants will: Understand how Autism affects the daily lives of children, adults and families Gain a basic understanding of ACT from a social work perspective, particularly the hexaflex Have the knowledge to apply basic ACT principles when working with children with ASD Have the knowledge to apply basic ACT principles when working…

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PBS for Individuals with ABI in Community-based Rehabilitation / Therapeutic settings

September 4 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Flinders University, Room 1, Level 1,, 182 Victoria Square,
ADELAIDE,, SA
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$40 – $250

This full day workshop is hosted by The Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI) . Presented by Dr Alinka Fisher, Senior Lecturer, Flinders University. You are invited to attend in person - if you live in Adelaide or attend live via Zoom - if you want to be there live but can't get to Adelaide and WATCH LATER if you cannot be there at all. Positive behaviour support (PBS) is the recommended framework for addressing challenging behaviours and…

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Save the Date: DEAI 10th AGM and 5th DEAI Bi-annual Outstanding Achievers Awards 2019, 7th Nov

September 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This is an advanced notice to inform you of the 10th Annual General Meeting on Thursday 7th November 2019. The DEAI is also very excited to announce the 5th DEAI Bi-annual Outstanding Achievers Awards 2019, following the AGM. These Awards are a celebration of achievements by Developmental Educators and Developmental Education students, and achievements in the disability sector in general. There are 6 award categories: Dot Mills Developmental Educator of the Year Award Bachelor of Disability and Developmental Education Student…

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Workshop: Teaching Students Affected by Trauma (ADL)

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
SPT Training,, 147 Goodwood Road,
Goodwood,
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$165 – $220

Dolly Bhargava is a Speech Pathologist with a Masters in Special Education. She has 19 years of experience in providing positive, realistic and productive solutions to individuals with a range of disabilities in early childhood, school, family homes, prisons, accommodation and community settings. She has authored and developed a number of insightful books and apps, including America’s National Parenting Publications Award Winner ‘Taking CHARGE of my Rainbow of Emotions’. She has recently developed an innovative App and Book Series, ‘Behaviour…

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

September 10 - September 11
Mercure Grosvenor Hotel,, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000
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$495 – $550

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

September 10 - September 11
Mercure Grosvenor Hotel, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide,, AR 5000
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$495 – $550

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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Developing Emotional Regulation Skills in Individuals with Anxious, Oppositional and Aggressive Behaviours (ADL)

September 10 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
SPT Training,, 147 Goodwood Road,
Goodwood,
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$165 – $220

Dolly Bhargava is a Speech Pathologist with a Masters in Special Education. She has 19 years of experience in providing positive, realistic and productive solutions to individuals with a range of disabilities in early childhood, school, family homes, prisons, accommodation and community settings. She has authored and developed a number of insightful books and apps, including America’s National Parenting Publications Award Winner ‘Taking CHARGE of my Rainbow of Emotions’. She has recently developed an innovative App and Book Series, ‘Behaviour…

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Assessing, Preventing and Managing Challenging Behaviour (ADL)

September 11 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
SPT Training,, 147 Goodwood Road,
Goodwood,
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$165 – $220

Dolly Bhargava is a Speech Pathologist with a Masters in Special Education. She has 19 years of experience in providing positive, realistic and productive solutions to individuals with a range of disabilities in early childhood, school, family homes, prisons, accommodation and community settings. She has authored and developed a number of insightful books and apps, including America’s National Parenting Publications Award Winner ‘Taking CHARGE of my Rainbow of Emotions’. She has recently developed an innovative App and Book Series, ‘Behaviour…

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NDIS Q+S Commission Positive Behaviour Support Capabilities Framework

September 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Flinders University City Campus, Level 1 Room 1, 182 Victoria Square,
Adelaide,
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Free

Developmental Educators Australia Inc (DEAI) and the PBS Community of Practice are excited to invite you to a presentation by the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission, Positive Behaviour Support Team (SA/NT) on: The Positive Behaviour Support Capabilities Framework This Framework is of relevance to professionals who are or are interested in delivering behaviour support services and supports for individuals, under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). If you have any questions for the NDIS Commission, please forward these to the DEAI by COB…

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Beyond IQ Scores: Clinical Value of Behavioural Observations during Cognitive and Developmental Assessments (Adl)

September 12
Mercure Grosvenor Hotel, North Tce
Adelaide, SA
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$396 – $440

Your questions answered (and more): • What’s the fastest way of gaining and maintaining rapport with a child or adolescent with autism or another developmental disability? • How do I modify assessments to enable clients to participate, and how do I write about these modifications in the report? • Is there such a thing as a child who’s “untestable”, or do they need a different type of assessment? • What behaviours should I look out for in a cognitive or…

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