AUTISM FRIENDLY CLASSROOMS: Engaging Students in Independent Learning
This workshop shows you how Structured Teaching can enable your ASD students to access the curriculum in a meaningful way and offers many practical strategies to facilitate this process. Throughout this workshop, actual video footage of a classroom will be used so you will have the opportunity to hear and see how Structured Teaching is implemented at a specialist Australian school for students with ASD.
EXECUTIVE SKILLS in the CLASSROOM: Organising the Disorganised Child
This one-day workshop introduces the key theories and explanations surrounding Executive Functioning within the context of learning and social interaction skills of students. It will introduce practical skills and evidence base strategies to address independence, planning and organisation that are fundamental skills in today’s classrooms. Using both lecture and experiential exercises the concepts, assessments and interventions of Execuctive Functioning will be applied and practiced using small group activities, case studies and individual work scenarios. Anna has developed an executive functioning course, which will help teachers and other professionals address the essential skills that children require to navigate life’s demands in both learning and social situations. Learn more here
VISUAL LEARNING: Practical Strategies for Young People on the Spectrum
This workshop gives a foundation in the key concepts and theory of Visual Learning, as well as practical skills, to use your practice,workplace or home-life to help improve the functioning and quality of life for young people with ASD. Providing simple, effective tools to assistin the education of students with special education needs based on their strength as Visual Learners they can be adapted for use with youngchildren and older learners with a range of educational needs, including nonverbal learners. Using both lecture and experiential exercises the concepts, strategies and interventions of Visual Learning will be applied and practiced using small group activities, case studies andindividual work scenarios.
COMPLEX BEHAVIOUR IN AUTISM: Making Sense - Making Progress
This seminar explores the psychological constructs relating to the behaviour characteristics of ASD. These constructs help answer a question asked by so many professionals and teachers - 'Why do they do that?" This practical seminar bridges the psychological constructs of ASD with a range of positive behaviour technologies to address the complex behaviours of ASD such as physical aggression, self-injury, verbal abuse, rudeness and property damage.
These topics can be delivered as a keynote or workshop for educators, practitioners and parents.
Anna also provides on-site instructional coaching to VIC and NSW schools wishing to implement successful Autism friendly learning environments based on the Structured Teaching approach.