This event has now concluded. The 2019 Conference program will be announced in mid November 2018.
The Special Needs Symposium 2018 is designed to provide in depth knowledge, dispel myths, promote research and explore strategies to create an inclusive classroom. The four key topics covered are ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Dyslexia and Anxiety. The symposium will bring educators together with the common goal of building capacity to facilitate appropriate classroom strategies for students. Held on Friday 31 August 2018 and Saturday 1 September 2018 featuring two streams per day, you may choose to attend one stream, two streams or all four. Tickets are on sale for $66 per stream (normally $88). Early Bird Registration - $66* per stream (normally $88) *early bird offer ends Fri 27 April 2018.
Group bookings are available and all prices are inclusive of GST
Please note: catering not included.
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Stream 1: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Session 1: What is means to be a parent or carer of a child with ADHD
Session 2: Educational outcomes for children with ADHD: Can we make a difference?
Session 3: School success for students with ADHD
Stream 2: Dyslexia
Session 1: What teachers and parents need to know about Dyslexia
Session 2: Step into their shoes - early & evidence based intervention for Dyslexia
Session 3: Interaction between language and literacy
Stream 3: Anxiety and Keynote Presentation
Session 1: Keynote Presentation - Square Pegs in Round Holes
Session 2: Understanding Anxiety
Session 3: The importance of organisational and time management skills for students
Stream 4: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Session 1: A multidisciplinary approach to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Session 2: School Success for Students with ASD
Session 3: Life on the Spectrum - True tales & experiences from a young man with ASD
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