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2018 Research to Practice - first seminar scheduled for April 30

28th February, 2018


Autism Queensland's popular Research to Practice Series returns in 2018 with another three seminars.

The first of these, Sensory Processing Issues of Students with ASD: What we can do to help, will be presented at Robina Community Centre on the Gold Coast on Monday, April 30 from 9.30am-4pm.

Presenters are Dr Jill Ashburner, Manager Research and Business Development, Autism Queensland; Emma O'Connor, Occupational Therapist, Department of Education and Training, and Lynda Melville and Sally Daley, Professional Learning Faciliators at Autism Queensland. 

Topics covered across the day include: 

  • Undertanding the sensory processing challenge of students on the spectrum.
  • How do the sensory issues of students on the spectrum affect participation at school?  
  • What can we do to help? A review of evidence-based strategies.
  • Case studies: Putting evidence-based strategies to accommodate sensory issues into practice.
  • Approaches to information gathering and the development of “My Sensory Experiences”: A self-report tool with visual cues for people on the autism spectrum.
  • Exploring practical strategies for school-based settings.

Bookings are now open for seminar 1 via the Workshops Calendar. Details of the seminars 1 & 2 will be released shortly. 

For more information please email: learning@autismqld.com.au.