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  • Oct 11

    Presented by Gail PrestonLanguage Development in children aged 3 to 5 years

    Tuesday Oct 11
    4:30 pm-5:30 pm
    $50.00 (INC GST)

    Children’s language development will be individual but as educators we need to understand the developmental milestones and be proactive in discussing any concerns with parents to ensure success for each child.

    This webinar will:

    – Provide a general overview of young children’s language development

    – Discuss how to communicate your observations to parents regarding possible language delays

    – Discuss practical activities to encourage language development and learning

  • Oct 13

    Presented by Gail PrestonSelective Mutism

    Thursday Oct 13
    4:30 pm-5:30 pm
    $50.00 (INC GST)

    Many children present as shy and choose where and with whom they will speak. Selective Mutism is, however, a childhood disorder demonstrated by an inability to speak in certain circumstances.

    This webinar will:

    – Review the criteria for diagnosis

    – Consider possible causes

    – Discuss behavioural characteristics

    – Offer strategies for support

  • Oct 18

    Presented by Gail PrestonUnderstanding Dyslexia and Dysgraphia

    Tuesday Oct 18
    4:30 pm-5:30 pm
    $50.00 (INC GST)

    Dyslexia, a specific learning disability that affects reading and related language based processing skills and Dysgraphia, a specific learning disability that affects a student’s handwriting ability and fine motor skills, can pose significant challenges for a student regarding the day to day demands of learning.

    This webinar will:

    – Provide an overview of dyslexia and dysgraphia

    – Identify the signs and symptoms

    – Provide teaching strategies to support students to engage in learning

  • Oct 19

    Presented by Gail PrestonUnderstanding Dyscalculia and Dyspraxia

    Wednesday Oct 19
    4:30 pm-5:30 pm
    $50.00 (INC GST)

    A specific learning disability that affects a student’s ability to understand numbers and learn math facts, Dyscalculia has implications for students across curriculum areas. Dyspraxia, a disorder that is characterised by difficulty in muscle control, which causes problems with movement and coordination, language and speech, can affect learning outcomes.

    This webinar will:

    – Provide an overview of dyscalculia and dyspraxia

    – Identify the signs and symptoms

    –  Provide teaching strategies to support students to engage in learning

  • Oct 25

    Presented by Gail PrestonUnderstanding Autism Spectrum Disorder & ADHD in the early education centre

    Tuesday Oct 25
    3:30 pm-5:30 pm
    $100.00 (INC GST)

    Young children with ASD and/or ADHD can struggle with interpreting the expectations of the early childhood centre. If educators have insights into the challenges faced by their young children they can plan for success.

    This webinar will:

    – Provide an overview of Autism Spectrum Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    – Look at the areas of challenge and provide strategies for management

    – Provide strategies to support behavioural and learning challenges

  • Oct 26

    Presented by Gail PrestonBehaviour: What is it telling us and how do we support children?

    Wednesday Oct 26
    3:30 pm-5:30 pm
    $100.00 (INC GST)

    During the early childhood years children develop a range of behaviours and methods for expression of their needs and wants. How we as educators react to and provide support and guidance to young children in these early years plays a critical role in the development of positive behaviours.

    This webinar will:

    – Discuss the reasons for behaviour

    – Explore the emotional challenges of the behaviour

    – Consider the developmental expectations of the child

    – Offer strategies for support to encourage positive outcomes

  • Nov 2

    Presented by Gail PrestonAutism Spectrum Disorder: Inclusive classroom strategies to support success

    Wednesday Nov 2
    3:30 pm-5:30 pm
    $100.00 (INC GST)

    Students with ASD can struggle with the day to day demands of the classroom. Each student will have individualised responses to the learning process and environment and therefore it is important for teachers to be well informed to support their inclusive classroom practice.

    This webinar will:

    – Review the diagnostic indicators of Autism Spectrum Disorder

    – Look at the areas of challenge

    – Review the inhibitors to learning

    – Look at structuring the environment to assist learning and behavioural self management

  • Nov 3

    Presented by Gail PrestonAttention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Classroom Behaviour

    Thursday Nov 3
    3:30 pm-5:30 pm
    $100.00 (INC GST)

    Students with ADHD can experience times of complex behaviours that impact on a classroom. By understanding the challenges faced by our students we can adjust the teaching and learning environment to aid access to an inclusive curriculum.

    This webinar will: 

    – Provide an overview to ADHD

    – Look at the signs and symptoms

    – Identify areas of difficulty

    – Provide teaching strategies for the primary and secondary classrooms

  • Nov 8

    Presented by Gail PrestonADHD and ASD in the OSHC setting

    Tuesday Nov 8
    12:00 pm-2:00 pm
    $100.00 (INC GST)

    Children present with diversity in our programs. ADHD and ASD require us to understand the unique presentation of the children attending the OSHC (Out of School Hours Care) program and how we can support all children.

    This webinar will:

    – Provide an overview of ADHD and ASD

    – Discuss the behaviours of challenge across the OSHC age groups

    – Offer strategies to support children in the inclusive OSHC program

  • Nov 9

    Presented by Gail PrestonManaging Behaviours of Challenge in the OSHC program

    Wednesday Nov 9
    12:00 pm-2:00 pm
    $100.00 (INC GST)

    Behaviours of challenge can be demonstrated by all children. Within the OSHC (Out of School Hours Care) program there can be several behaviours of challenge that we need to be aware of due to the presenting conditions of many children.

    This webinar will:

    – Discuss the conditions that can present behaviour challenges

    – Review the OSHC environmental triggers

    – Offer strategies to support children to self-manage within the OSHC program

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