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

Jul 12

CAIRNS - Sensory Processing issues of people on the autism spectrum: What we can do to help

Brothers Leagues Club, Anderson Street, MANUNDA - 09:30 - 16:00

Many people on the autism spectrum experience sensory challenges that can impact on their everyday life. This full-day workshop for educators, therapists and others supporting individuals on the spectrum will explore current research about sensory processing, with a particular focus on school students, and offer practical strategies to take away.

This event is part of Autism Queensland's 2019 Research to Practice series.

Topics include:

  • Understanding the sensory processing challenges 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.


  • Dr Jill Ashburner, Manager Research & Development, Autism Queensland
  • Helen McLennan, Professional Learning Facilitator, Autism Queensland


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. 

Payment at the time of booking is preferred, however if you require an invoice to pay against please proceed with your order and select the EFT/Direct Deposit payment option on the Checkout page. A pending payment invoice will be emailed when the order is submitted. Please check your Junk/Clutter if you do not receive an email. NB Payment must be received prior to commencement of the workshop.

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

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