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Diversity in the Classroom

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Gungahlin Lakes Club Gundaroo Dr

110 Gundaroo Drive

Nicholls, ACT 2913

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The ACT Down Syndrome Association is proud to announce Diversity in the Classroom 2020.

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Diversity in the classroom: tips for teaching students with Down syndrome

Presented by Learning Support Officers Sharon Melhuish and Karen Garrity and Biologist Kelli Gowland.

Topics will include:

  • What does it mean for a person to have Down syndrome?
  • How does Down syndrome impact a students learning and inclusion in the classroom?
  • Practical strategies to support classroom teaching
  • Understanding the link between communication and behaviour
  • Transition—why is it important and how can you do it successfully
  • Simple strategies to support positive behaviours

There will be opportunities throughout the day to network and share ideas and strategies, with other Educators

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Sharon Melhuish and Karen Garrity are both teachers and Learning Support Officers in schools in the ACT. Kelli Gowland is a Biologist and former Education Officer for the ACT Down Syndrome Association. All presenters are family members of people with Down syndrome and passionate advocates of informed teaching practices.

Costs include morning tea and lunch.

For further information contact community@actdsa.org.au or call 026290 0656

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Gungahlin Lakes Club Gundaroo Dr

110 Gundaroo Drive

Nicholls, ACT 2913

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