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

May 19

2017 RESEARCH TO PRACTICE SERIES - Sensory processing issues of people with ASD: What we can do to help

Autism Hub & Reading Centre, 141 Merton Rd, Woolloongabba Q 4102 - 09:30 - 16:30

The first in a three part series.


  • Overview of current sensory processing research and evidence-based strategies to optimise participation of people experiencing sensory challenges
  • Evidence-based strategies to optimise participation of people with ASD experiencing sensory challenges
  • Implementation of evidence-based strategies to overcome sensory challenges at school
  • Auditory Processing of Students with ASD - Implications for the Classroom
  • The development of “My Sensory Experiences”: A self-report tool with visual cues for people on the autism spectrum.

Presenters include:

  • Dr Jill Ashburner, Manager Research & Development, Autism Queensland
  • Emma O'Connor, Occupational Therapist, Department of Education and Training
  • Natasha Bobir, Autism Queensland. 
  • Assoc Prof Wayne Wilson, Head of the Discipline of Audiology, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland. 
  • Dr Keely Harper-Hill, Research Associate, School of Early Childhood & Inclusive Education, Queensland University of Technology.



Other workshops in this series:

Friday, 21 July 2017: Supporting students with ASD at school using a Universal Design for Learning approach.

Friday,  20 October 2017: Supporting the social & emotional well-being of students with ASD.

REGISTER FOR ALL THREE WORKSHOPS AND PAY JUST $580 ($450 for parents and students). BOOK HERE. 

Please note, to be eligible for the parent rate your child must be registered with Autism Queensland. Click here for more information.

Students must show their student card at the door. 

For information on other Autism Queensland Professional Learning Workshops 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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