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Full-Day Workshop

Seminar: Planning for Success using universal design for learning

Successful inclusion of individuals with additional needs such as Autism can be challenging for all involved. This workshop will explore the important components for planning and implementing inclusive practices that support successful learning for all individuals.

Dates:19 Mar 2020 (Thu)
Time:9:00am - 5pm
Venue:Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium.
317 Outram Road
Singapore 169075
Speaker: Lynda J. Melville

Lynda Melville is the Team Leader, Professional Learning Development Services with Autism Queensland and National Coordinator Early Days. Lynda has over 30 years’ experience working in special education, autism education, and support services. After commencing her teaching career in North Queensland, Lynda worked in special education roles in Brisbane and the UK, including as a teacher in Autism Queensland’s school and early intervention programs. Her other roles included metropolitan and regional consultant and Professional Learning Facilitator. In recent years Lynda has been involved in numerous education and consultation projects including Early Days workshops, Positive Partnerships and Early Years Connect.

Course Objectives

At the end of this workshop the participant will be able to:

  • Creating learning spaces that promote engagement and access to the curriculum in both mainstream and special education
  • Design learning environments that support wellbeing
  • Hearing the voice of student on the spectrum
  • Share what students on the spectrum found challenging in schools
  • Share what students on the spectrum suggested would be helpful at school
  • Understand the challenges of Executive function accessing the curriculum to increase success for the student
  • Consider the environment that accommodates all students not just the student on the spectrum
Course Outline
  • Designing learning spaces
  • Strategies, resources, routines and transitions to support learning and wellbeing
  • Develop supports and strategies that may be used to reduce the impact of stress for the individual
  • Executive functioning skills, including the ability to prioritise, plan, organise and adapt to the demands of a school social and academic environment
  • Collaborative partnerships
  • Leadership, professional responsibilities and reflective practice to enact inclusion

The facilitator will discuss examples and cases to highlight challenges and strategies which may be useful for the student. Participants will have opportunities to share tips and strategies. Questions and sharing of information/ideas is encouraged and highly desirable to enhance learning outcomes.

Who Can Benefit?

Sped teachers, educators and support staff handling individuals with special needs

Course Fees & Closing Dates
Registration Type Closing Date Fees (S$) per pax
10 Jan 2020 380
Normal Till Full 420