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Adelaide North Special School

135 Douglas Drive

Munno Para West, SA 5115

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This Connect, Reflect and Learn: Special Education Expo will present 17 spotlight sessions where a range of speakers and exhibitors from across the disability sector will be present. Attendees may register to attend up to two spotlight sessions and/or network with exhibitors and like-minded professionals.

Learn with and from educators from Preschool to Year 12, DECD support personnel and support services on how all students can be supported to achieve their best through accommodations, differentiation and professional support.


Synopisis of Spotlight sessions 4:25-5:10


4:25-5:10 Sustainabiltiy With a Focus on Stem: What does it mean when applied to learning and schools? How has STEM been successfully weaved into project based and problem based learning in schools in South Australia? Julian Marchant from NRM Education provides examples of primary and high schools that have created projects that engage students in sustainability themed STEM projects.

4:25-5:10 Learning Disabilities and Learning Difficulties: This spotlight session will focus on ways of supporting students with a focus on literacy interventions. Come and find out what are evidence based interventions. Session facilitated by Libby Brown Special Education Resource Unit

4:25-5:10 Careful Scheduling to Increase Engagement in the Classroom: Work, Rewards and Breaks: This spotlight session will provide an overview and practical ideas to increase engagement in the classroom through work, rewards and breaks. Session facilitated by Niki-Welz and Lee-Anne Swan Autism SA

4:25-5:10 Hearing Impairement: classroom strategies to consider and impact on social skill development: This spotlight session will include the types of hearing loss, classroom strategies, and the impact of social skill development on students with hearing impairment. Session faciliated by Hannah King Kilparrin Teaching and Assessment School and Services

4:25-5:10 Understanding and Combatting Challenging Behaviour in the Classroom: This spotlight session will focus on understanding and combatting challenging behaviours in the classroom through data analysis, and simple behaviour management techniques within an evidence based and trauma informed practice. Session faciliated by Kylie Richards, DECD Para Hills Office

4:25-5:10 How Wipe Out Waste can Help you WIn the War on Waste: This spotlight session will provide an overview of activities for engaging your students in sustainability lessons. Activites include; papermaking (the good stuff!), sandwich wraps, collecting 10 containers, composting and more. Please feel free to bring photos or work samples from your site to share, and we’ll see how much we can squeeze into or out of 45 minutes with Jo Hendrikx from Wipe Out Waste.

4:25-5:10 Augmentative and Alternative Communication Assessment and Curriculuum in the Kilparrin classroom: Kilparrin has been working with Janelle Sampson from Two Way Street since 2015 developing ways to improve upon current practices as well as creating a tool to measure student progress using both curriculum and communication goals. The Communication Rubric has been developed and used to assess the Kilparrin cohort consisting of students with vision impairment / hearing impairment and additional disabilities. This has provided a review of the successes achieved and shaped goals for the future which will be discussed with a focus on two case study classes within the senior unit. Session faciliated by Sarah McKenzie Kilparrin Teaching and Assessment School and Services.

4:25-5:10 Incorporating Digital Technology into the Special Education Classroom: Wondering where to start and need some practical ideas and programs to get you started? Daniel will demonstrate how he has incorporated Digital Technology into a Junior Primary Special class and provide time to explore some practical programs including scratch junior and bee-bots. Session faciliated by Daniel Blocklock, Elizabeth Vale School.

4:25-6:00 Practical use of PODD in the Classroom: This spotlight session will provide participants with hands on training on how to use the PODD within the classroom during group time and story time and how to model expressing opinions (I like/I don't) and emotions (something is wrong). The PODD will be modelled followed by an opportunity to practise what has been discussed and modelled.Session faciliated by Lidia Reveruzzi and Mia Simionato, Adelaide North Special School.


Synopisis of Spotlight sessions 5:15-6:00


5:15-6:00 The Australian Professional Standards for Teachers and National Certification Information Session: This spotlight session will provide a brief overview of the seven standards for teachers and the 37 focus area descriptors. It will look at the four career stages and how teachers collect evidence of their practice. What National Certification is and how one becomes a certified teacher will also be investigated. Session faciliated by Elizabeth Gary-Smith DECD Program Manager Teacher Standards and Practices

5:15-6:00 Sensory Integration for Teachers: Are you confident in identifying when behaviour in the classroom may be due to poor sensory foundations? Learn how to identify, when to refer and what you can do to support your students. Listen, learn and get hands on! Session faciliated by Rochelle Mutton MOTIVATE KIDS

5:15-6:00 A Balanced Literacy Program for Emergent, Transistional and Conventional Literacy learners: This spotlight session is suitable for educators who have an understanding of the components of a balanced literacy block and are looking to critique and refine their planning. Kirsty Brown, Rachael Haaren and Andrew Clark from Adelaide North Special School will share their balanced literacy programs and provide some practical resources and ideas to incorporate into your planning.

5:15-6:00 Vision Impairment: classroom strategies to consider and the impact on social skill development: This spotlight session will focus on the types of vision loss, classroom strategies, and the impact of social skill development on students with vision impairment. Session facilated by Rachel Elliot Kilparrin Teaching and Assessment School and Services

5:15-6:00 Post School Options and Prospect Centre Transition Program: This spotlight session will focus on Post school options and the Prospect Transition Centre. Session faciliated by Jenni Thompson, Manager Prospect Transistion Centre

5:15-6:00 Positive Behaviour Management: This spotlight session will focus on positive behaviour management in the classroom. It will be cover three components: Teamwork and why our team is important to managing behaviour; Purpose of behaviour and meeting the needs of students; and Preparation and preparing for students. Session faciliated by Danica Wuttke Adelaide North Special School

5:15-6:00 Sensory Tools and Introspection: This spotlight session will focus on student well- being and self- regulation. Hear Rosie Sarakinis from Elizabeth Vale School explain her approaches and examples of practice through the use of sensory tools and activities.

5:15-6:00 Assistive Technology: This spotlight session will provide an overview of appropriate assistive technology to incorporate into Special Education teaching and learning. Session faciliated by Jim Sprialis.

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