Canberra Workshop

$205.00

Friday 17th June 2016

Hellenic Club

Matilda Street

WODEN, ACT

9.30am to 3.00pm

(doors open at 9.00am)

EARLY BIRD $185

per person before 14 Jun 16

FULL FEE $205

per person after 14 Jun 16

Registration essential, limited places available

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Description

Please see Canberra Tony Attwood & Sue Larkey 2016 for details information about this workshop.

Don’t miss world-renowned expert in Autism and Aspergers Syndrome in an informative and empowering one-day seminar!

Presentation Content

Dr Tony Attwood: Autism Spectrum Disorder:

A different way of thinking, learning and managing emotions. Content will include:

  • Cognitive Abilities: A different way of thinking and learning

  • Managing Challenging Behaviour

  • Managing Feelings: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and its role in providing greater strategies to manage emotions and behaviour

  • The Emotional Tool Box, what it is and how to use

  • Strategies to Improve Social Understanding and Friendship Skills

  • Special Interests: Origins and constructive strategies

  • Girls with Asperger’s Syndrome

  • Sensory Sensitivity

    Sue Larkey : Welcome, Keynote Address and Closing

 

Tony Attwood
is well known for sharing his extensive knowledge of Asperger Syndrome. He
has a private practice in Brisbane and is
an adjunct Professor at Griffith University in Queensland. Tony has written many papers and two best selling books on Asperger Syndrome. He also spends a large amount of time travelling nationally and internationally to present workshops and papers. His presentations are informative and empowering.

“From my clinical experience I consider that children and adults with Asperger Syndrome have a different, not defective, way of thinking,”
Tony Attwood

Sue Larkey

is a highly qualified special educator who has taught in mainstream and special schools. She is currently working toward
a Doctorate of Education focussing on inclusive schooling. She has authored several books and resource materials.
Sue is unashamedly passionate about her mission – to inspire parents and educators and teach them how to Make it a Success. Armed with the tools of understanding and confidence much can be achieved

Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (5.5 hours)
Scope of Endorsement
Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at the level of Proficient Teacher 1.2.2, 1.4.2, 1.5.2, 1.6.2, 2.6.2, 3.3.2, 3.4.2, 4.1.2, 4.3.2, 6.4.2 for the course Making it a Success – Teaching and Behaviour Support Strategies for students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder presented by Sue Larkey.

Parents, family members, care staff, educators, clinicians—anyone wanting to understand more about Autism Spectrum Disorder and how to support children and adults with an ASD.