On Demand Webinars

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All of the information delivered in our Live Webinars will be available for you to access on demand. (On Demand Webinars exclude live interaction with other participants or the presenter.)

  • Presented by Gail PrestonWhat is Intellectual Disability and how does it impact upon students?

    AIRED ON
    Wednesday Aug 14
    $40.00 (INC GST)

    Intellectual disability affects individuals differently in regard to cognitive function, communication capabilities, socialisation and daily living capacity.

    This webinar will:

    – Review the criteria for Intellectual Disability

    – Review the categories and implications for each

    – Look at possible causes

    – Discuss how a child might present

  • Presented by Gail PrestonWhat is ADHD and how does it affect students?

    AIRED ON
    Tuesday Aug 13
    $40.00 (INC GST)

    Recent research has indicated that executive function skills in children and adolescents with ADHD has a significant impact on learning.

    This webinar will:

    – Provide an overview to ADHD

    – Look at the signs and symptoms

    – Look at the importance of executive function

    – Discuss teaching strategies to support the day to day functioning

  • Presented by Gail PrestonAutism Spectrum Disorder and Girls

    AIRED ON
    Thursday Aug 8
    $40.00 (INC GST)

    Girls are often diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder later than boys, why is this and what can be done?

    This webinar will:

    – Look at the research into ASD and girls

    – Understand the possible profile of a girl with ASD

    – Examine why ASD is currently underdiagnosed in girls

  • Presented by Gail PrestonWhat is Autism Spectrum Disorder and how does it affect students?

    AIRED ON
    Wednesday Aug 7
    $40.00 (INC GST)

    Individuals with a diagnosis of ASD see the world differently and may require varying degrees of adaptions to help them manage their day.

    This webinar will:

    – Review the criteria for diagnosis

    – Discuss each area of criteria and how it relates to your students

    – Look at areas of comorbidity

    – Discuss strategies for intervention

  • Presented by Gail Preston Dyspraxia, what can help

    AIRED ON
    Thursday Jun 20
    $40.00 (INC GST)

    Dyspraxia is a disorder that is characterised by difficulty in muscle control, which causes problems with movement and coordination, language and speech, and can affect learning.

    This webinar will:

    – Help teachers to understand the challenges

    – Look at the impacts for accessing the curriculum

    – Provide strategies to support reasonable adjustments

  • Presented by Gail Preston Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, how to support students

    AIRED ON
    Wednesday Jun 19
    $40.00 (INC GST)

    The term, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), refers to a disorder of the brain that affects behaviour. OCD involves obsessions and compulsions that require a considerable amount of time to manage and can also get in the way of social activities and personal functioning.

    This webinar will:

    – Review the criteria for diagnosis of OCD

    – Discuss each area of criteria and how it relates to your students

    – Suggest strategies for day to day management

  • Presented by Gail Preston Dysgraphia, getting it onto paper

    AIRED ON
    Thursday Jun 6
    $40.00 (INC GST)

    Dysgraphia is a specific learning difficulty that affects a student’s handwriting ability and fine motor skills.

    This webinar will help educators to assist students by understanding the two types of dysgraphia and implementing teaching strategies to assist:

    – Motor-based dysgraphia: involving difficulty with the mechanics of writing, awkward pencil grip and handwriting that is tiring, slow and sometimes physically painful

    – Language-based dysgraphia: relating to difficulty in processing and sequencing ideas in writing

  • Presented by Gail Preston Dyscalculia and the maths challenge

    AIRED ON
    Wednesday Jun 5
    $40.00 (INC GST)

    Dyscalculia is a specific learning difficulty that affects a student’s ability to learn math facts and perform math calculations which creates a challenge across curriculum areas.

    This webinar will help educators to assist students by:

    – Observing the indicators of dyscalculia

    – Understand the challenges

    – Implement strategies to support learners

  • Workshop by Gail PrestonDyslexia, the reading process and reasonable adjustments

    AIRED ON
    Thursday May 16
    $40.00 (INC GST)

    There are identified steps to take to support students with Dyslexia to access the reading process. By implementing reasonable adjustments to support the process educators can provide access to all curriculum areas.

    This webinar will assist educators in their understanding of:

    – The process of reading

    – The requirement to provide reasonable adjustments as identified by the DDA 1992

  • Presented by Gail Preston Early childhood, conversations with parents about developmental points

    AIRED ON
    Wednesday May 22
    $40.00 (INC GST)

    There are key development points in a child’s early life that look at physical development, the ability to develop and acquire social, emotional, behavioural, communicative and cognitive skills which are interrelated to each other.

    This webinar will:

    – Look at how and when development stages occur
    – The importance of play to assist this development
    – Supporting parents to understand these points and how they can assist their child

  • Presented by Gail Preston Dyslexia and the literacy elements affected

    AIRED ON
    Wednesday May 15
    $40.00 (INC GST)

    There are literacy elements affected by dyslexia that can affect a student’s ability to access the curriculum if teachers are unaware of the challenges faced.

    This webinar will assist educators in their understanding of:

    – Phonology
    – Sound-symbol association
    – Syllable instruction
    – Morphology
    – Syntax
    – Semantics

  • Presented by Gail Preston Developing self-regulation skills in toddlers and young children

    AIRED ON
    Thursday May 9
    $40.00 (INC GST)

    A child develops self-regulation by approximately 12 months of age. This means they can demonstrate their ability to understand and manage their behaviour and reactions to feelings and things happening around them.

    This webinar will discuss:

    – How self-regulation skills develop

    – Look closely at self-regulation and why they important skills to learn

    – How to help children to develop these skills to avoid future problems

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