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Apr 30

2018 Research to Practice Seminar 1 - Sensory Processing Issues of Students with ASD: What we can do to help

Robina Community Centre, 196 Robina Town Centre Dve, ROBINA - 09:30 - 16:00

The first of Autism Queensland's 2018 Research to Practice Series see the return of this popular seminar from 2017 with the addition of more practical information and interactive opportunities.

Topics include:

  • Understanding 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.

Presenters include:

  • Dr Jill Ashburner, Manager Research and Business Development, Autism Queensland
  • Emma O-Connor, Occupational Therapist, Department of Education
  • Lynda Melville & Sally Daley, Professional Learning Facilitators, Autism Queensland.

Read more about the presenters ►


WE'VE EXTENDED THE EARLY Bird. NOW YOU CAN BRING A COLLEAGUE (bookings for two or more) AND SAVE UNTIL APRIL 24. (Normal charges apply after this date). Select the 'Team' option in the booking box, enter number of tickets (two or more) and then follow the prompts to complete your booking and payment. Cost will be $180 per person.


You may also be interested in attending the other two seminars in this series:

Bullying: It's Everybody's Business - The Autism Hub, Woolloongabba, 20 August 2018.

Building Language and Literacy to Improve Educational Outcomes for Students on the Spectrum, The Autism Hub, Woolloongabba,2  November 2018.


For details of other Autism Queensland Professional Learning opportunities CLICK HERE. (This schedule is updated regularly.)

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For more information about this seminar contact:  P. 07 3273 0000  E. learning@autismqld.com.au.

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