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WEBINAR: 5 WEEK COURSE: PATHWAY TO INCLUSION OF AUTISTIC STUDENTS

WEBINAR: 5 WEEK COURSE: PATHWAY TO INCLUSION OF AUTISTIC STUDENTS

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Facilitator: Shaun Greville returned to school in the Esker Centre, Ballinamere after 5 years secondment to the SESS and latterly NCSE. He fulfilled the roles of Advisor and Assistant National Coordinator for the autism team with a focus on in school support for teachers and both in school and external CPD regarding autism. Shaun has been involved in the area of educating autistic students for over 20 years.

  • Characteristics of autism: Strengths and challenges: The participants will be introduced to the characteristic strengths and needs of autistic learners, the main psychological theories of autism and the different perspectives of intellectual rather than intuitive learners. This seminar will set the foundation blocks for further, deeper understanding to come.
  • Sensory processing: Pathway to Sensory Inclusion: The participants will follow a 4 step process from Awareness to Understanding to application and Inclusion of Sensory needs in a school Environment. It is hoped that the participants will gain a further understanding of the Sensory Differences involved with Neurodiversity.
  • Communication: Social Communication and Interaction: The participants will take a deep look at the areas of Communication and interaction by looking at developmental levels, play skills and social interaction demands. There is a focus on the shared responsibility for social communication.
  • Stressful behaviour: A deep look at behaviours that may occur due stress and distress. The participants will look at the low arousal approach to stressful behaviours, the communication underlying stressors and strategies for helping students achieve a sense of regulation.
  • Safe Social Story Creation. The participants will be brought through the stages of writing Social Narratives for children that are Safe, Explicit, Accurate and Meaningful(SEAM) focussing on information that informs children of what they are expected to do rather than not do.

Course Details

Course Date 10-11-2021 5:00 pm
Course End Date 08-12-2021 6:00 pm
Registration Start Date 30-09-2021
Capacity 50
Registered 14
Cut off date 10-11-2021 4:00 pm
Individual Price €20.00
Speaker Shaun Greville, ASD primary teacher and former NCSE
Select Hours 5
Location ONLINE (via ZOOM)

Eircode - X91 XD98

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