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Emerald - Designing School Environments for Students with Autism
Tue. 17 January 2017, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm AEST
Students with autism benefit from carefully designed school environments. This session will provide information and strategies that will assist educators to set up classrooms that are conducive to enhanced learning for all students, including those with autism.
Topics to be covered:
- Universal Design for Learning
- Sensory processing considerations
- Furniture set up
- Routine and structure
- Behaviour support.
The session is suitable for all education staff:
- School leaders
- Support staff
- State Schooling / Independent Schools / Catholic Education
- Primary / High School / Special Education.
The session will be run by Helen McLennan (Autism Coach) and Kellie Finglas (Occupational Therapist).