Queensland's most experienced provider of specialised education and therapy services for individuals with ASD.

May 10

Employing a Universal Design for Learning Framework to Support the Inclusion of Students on the Autism Spectrum

Autism Hub, 141 Merton Road, WOOLLOONGABBA - 09:30 - 16:00

This session, for teachers and support staff working with students on the autism spectrum, is the first of Autism Queensland's 2019 Research to Practice series.

Participants will leave the session with a greater understanding of the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework and the ways in which it can help educators create a classroom environment that addresses the needs of all students, including those on the spectrum. 

Topics covered will include:

  • UDL and inclusion
  • The principles of UDL
  • What UDL might look like in practice using information based on student feedback and teacher reported strategies
  • Employing a UDL framework to break down barriers to the Australian Curriculum
  • Measuring and improving classroom acoustics 
  • Appropriate technology to use in an inclusive education setting.

Presenters include:

  • Assoc Prof Beth Saggers, Faculty of Education, School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education, Queensland University of Technology
  • Dr Matt Capp, Senior Education Officer, Inclusive Education, Brisbane Catholic Education
  • Assoc Prof Wayne Wilson, Head of Audiology, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland 
  • Cerys Downing, Audiologist, PhD candidate, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland
  • Jeff Souter, Statewide Advisory Visiting Teacher - Assistive Technologies, Disability and Inclusion Branch, Department of Education.

This workshop is suitable for Queensland teacher CPD Annual Requirements, Australian Professional Standards for Teaching 1,2,3,4,5.


BRING A COLLEAGUE AND SAVE. Book for two or more and pay $175 per person. To take up this offer select the 'Team' option in the booking box, add the number of tickets required (two or more) and then follow the prompts to complete your booking and payment. 

For more information on other Autism Queensland Professional Learning opportunities CLICK HERE. (This schedule is updated regularly.)

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For more information contact:

P. 07 3273 0000  E. learning@autismqld.com.au.

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