Realise Your Potential workshop for neurodiversity young people 19 October 2021

Realise Your Potential workshop for neurodiverse young people Future Connect is hosting a co-design workshop asking: ‘How can we support neurodiverse young people to Realise their Potential through Career Development’. Chris Varney from the iCAN network will be co-facilitating the workshop. The workshop will be inclusive, strengths base, collaborative, [...]

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Awetism 2021 Virtual Expo

AWETISM 2021 virtual expo Date: Friday November 12 2021 Time: 9:00 am to 8:00 pm Website: https://awetism.vfairs.com/ The AWETISM 2021 virtual expo is a free event targeted at Autistic and neurodivergent students both primary and secondary, who are aware of their Autism diagnosis. Now in it’s seventh year, our [...]

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Neurodiversity Hub Resources

The Neurodiversity Hub Although there is broad diversity across the population, some individuals have neurological variations that make it particularly challenging for their communication, self-expression and interactions with others. Neurodiversity is a broad umbrella and is not just autism. Neurological variations can include autism, Asperger's, ADHD, dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, [...]

By |2021-09-15T04:11:05+00:00September 15th, 2021|Resources, Websites|Comments Off on Neurodiversity Hub Resources

Autism Connect – National Helpline

Autism Connect — National Autism Helpline Autism Connect is a free, national autism helpline, providing independent and expert information over phone, email and webchat. It supports autistic people, their families and carers, health professionals, researchers, teachers, employers and the broader community. Telephone 1300 308 699 or Go to this [...]

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2021 Practical Autism Strategies Workshops

Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders: Practical Strategies for Teachers  (also suitable for Teacher Aides, School Executive, Psychologists, Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists) Would you like practical tips for identifying, connecting with and supporting children and adolescents on the autism spectrum? Our 2-day workshops include videos of children and adolescents on the autism [...]

By |2021-07-19T01:55:56+00:00July 19th, 2021|Professional development, Webinars|Comments Off on 2021 Practical Autism Strategies Workshops

2021 Practical Autism Strategies Online Workshops

2021 Practical Autism Strategies Workshops How do I engage with learners who are reluctant to enter the classroom, engage in group activities, or attempt written work? How do I prevent and respond to children running from the room, hiding under the desk, hitting others, or being the 'playground policeman'? [...]

By |2021-06-11T02:44:28+00:00June 11th, 2021|Professional development, Webinars|Comments Off on 2021 Practical Autism Strategies Online Workshops

Raising Autistic Teenage Girls and Gender Diverse Youth Webinar

Webinar for parents and professionals working with autistic teenage girls and gender diverse youth About this event Amaze is holding a webinar for parents and professionals working with autistic teenage girls and gender diverse youth. Through this webinar, you will learn about the issues facing autistic girls and gender [...]

By |2021-06-11T01:14:31+00:00June 11th, 2021|Events, Professional development, Webinars|Comments Off on Raising Autistic Teenage Girls and Gender Diverse Youth Webinar

Scholarship Opportunity: Autism employment

Scholarship Opportunity: Autism employment  We are seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from individuals interested in completing a PhD in collaboration with the La Trobe University Business School and the Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre on the topic of autism employment. The research will examine the role of organisational factors [...]

By |2021-05-21T08:10:31+00:00May 21st, 2021|Opportunities|Comments Off on Scholarship Opportunity: Autism employment

An interview with La Trobe’s first openly Autistic lecturer, Dr. Benjamin Habib: Celebrating Autism Acceptance Month

An interview with La Trobe's first openly autistic lecturer In 2016, La Trobe Senior Lecturer Dr. Benjamin Habib had an anxiety attack on live national television during a guest appearance as a political analyst. While this highly publicised experience resulted in what Dr. Habib refers to as “the worst [...]

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Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders: Practical Strategies for Teachers

Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders: Practical Strategies for Teachers 2021 Practical Autism Strategies Workshops LIVE Interactive ZOOM Webinar 17th & 18th May 2021 - Register Online or Download the Registration Form LIVE Interactive ZOOM Webinar 15th & 16th June 2021 - Register Online or Download the Registration Form Your questions answered (and more): How do I engage with learners who [...]

By |2021-03-10T02:27:07+00:00March 10th, 2021|Events, Professional development|Comments Off on Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders: Practical Strategies for Teachers