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Understanding Autism - HBT

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Glenorchy LINC

4 Terry Street Glenorchy

Glenorchy, Tas 7010

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Understanding Autism

Intervention strategies, principles of best practice in the support of individuals on the autism spectrum.

This workshop is aimed at anyone who works alongside or supports people who are on the Autism Spectrum, this could include disability support workers, planners, DES Consultants and educators.

This workshop will be facilitated by Autism Tasmania Inc., with aims to broaden your knowledge of autism through participation in engaging learning activities, including presentations and discussions with adults on the spectrum.

On completion you will have a broad understanding of autism, greater confidence in interacting with individuals on the spectrum and skills.

The workshop will cover:

  • Current research on autism spectrum disorders, including prevalence, gender ratios, adult outcomes;
  • The characteristics of autism and the impact on individual functioning;
  • Evidence-based intervention strategies and principles of best practice in the support of clients on the autism spectrum.


Autism Tasmania’s training facilitators for National Disability Services’ 2018 workshops


SOUTH Faciliator - Jodie Denman
Jodie joined the Autism Tasmania team 7 years ago. She has a tertiary qualification in business administration and brings with her a wealth of autism knowledge and practical experience. Jodie’s experience has provided her with a strong and invaluable understanding of the unique challenges and triumphs associated with autism. Jodie recognises the value of peer support and the benefits of networking in understanding the programs and services available within the community. Jodie has undertaken a diverse range of duties at Autism Tasmania, including facilitating and delivering parent/carer workshops and conducting fee for service training to a broad range of organisations. Jodie is passionate about developing an increased understanding and acceptance of autism within the greater community thereby enhancing the lives of people living on the autism spectrum.

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Please direct any further enquiries to Michele Foley.

Sector Consultant – Learning and Development

NDS - 1/160 Collins Street Hobart TAS 7000

p: 6212 7302 | f: 6212 7303

e: michele.foley@nds.org.au | www.nds.org.au

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