2017 AASE National Conference
Friday 7th - Satuday 8th April, 2017, Darwin Convention Centre, Northern Territory

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Conference Abstracts

Friday, 7th April, 2017

  Effectiveness of Individualised Programs
Lisa Walker and Lisa Wilson Yarrabah School, VIC
  Learning from the Social Experiences of Girls with Asperger’s Syndrome: Social Difference or Social Disability?
Leigh De Silva and Dr Helen Klieve Griffith University, QLD
  Efficacy of Intensive Reading Interventions for both Younger and Older Low-Progress Readers in Schools Serving Remote Aboriginal Communities
Emeritus Prof Kevin Wheldall, Robyn Wheldall and Alison Madelaine Macquarie University Special Education Centre, NSW; Meree Reynolds and Sarah Arakelain MultiLit Pty Ltd, NSW
  How the phrase "walk with me" changed a School Culture
Barbara Olsen, Julie Backhouse and Kerry Watson, East Gippsland Specialist School, VIC
  Concurrent Workshop
Dr George Sugai, Keynote Presenter
  A Personalised Walk with Baltara School
Anna Bortoli Learning Visually, VIC and Nancy Sidoti Baltara School, VIC
  The Provision of Early Intensive Behavioural Intervention (EIBI) for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) across Western Australia to Facilitate Successful Independent Mainstream Inclusion
Terese Morse, Department of Education, WA
  Walking with Kaydon - the Journey of a Learner at The Patch
Ros Tait and Judy Grant Department of Education, NT, Debbie Osborne, The Patch, NT, Kaydon McDonald, Student – The Patch, NT
  Video Self Modelling Application in Inclusion and Special Education Classrooms
Anthea Naylor, Department of Education Victoria, VIC
  Challenging Behaviour and Children with Trauma: Walking with Care Beside the Traumatised Child
Dr Kay Ayre, University of Southern Queensland, QLD
  Developing Employment Options for Young Adults with Moderate to High Support needs with the Support of the NDIS. A Case Study in the Hospitality Industry in Geelong
William James Field, Barwon Valley SDS Geelong, NSW, Paul Field P&G Café, NSW
  Building Early Numeracy Skills to Gain Greater Access to Age - Equivalent Curriculum
Dr Bree Jimenez, University of North Carolina, David Evans, University of Sydney, NSW
  Normal is Just a Setting on a Dryer
Ross Bowey, Department of Education and Training, NSW
  Concurrent Workshop
Assoc Prof Helen Cahill, Keynote Presenter
  Conductive Education and Collaborative Partnerships to Support the Learner
Shona Ballantyne, Carson Street School, WA
  Is your Lesson Planning Inclusive? The Universal Design for Learning Framework for an Australian Context
Matt Capp, Brisbane Catholic Education, QLD
  Positive Classroom Environments and Calming Spaces
Rose Newman, Catholic Education Office Canberra Goulburn, NSW
  Delivering Equine Facilitated Learning to Engage Students with a Disability Who Have Experience Trauma
Todd Macbeth, East Gippsland Specialist School, VIC, Sue Svetlik, Equine Facilitated Learning Bruthen, VIC, Lauren Short, East Gippsland Specialist School Psychologist, VIC
  Rich Tasks, Confident Young People and Curriculum Success
Deborah Hall and Lauren Hofmeyer, Henbury School, NT
  Indigenous Assessment in the Northern Territory - Best Practice
Sue Edwards and Santie Du Plessis, NT Education Department, NT
  Improving Leadership Response to Staff Resistance
Dan Petro, Behavioural Resources Australia Pty Ltd, NSW
  Leading the Response to Intervention (RTI) model: The essential Key Components of the RTI Model for the Successful Identification and Support of at Risk Learners
Michelle Van Puyvelde, Evatt Primary School and ACT Education Directorate, ACT
  Tweak your Teaching: Upskilling Mainstream Educators through access to Evidence-based Strategies in order to Support Learning Difficulties in the P-12 Classroom
Cleo Westhorpe, Melbourne Girls Grammar, VIC
  Understanding and Documenting Progress in Dance for Children with Special needs: Using new Technology to Enable Evidence-based Assessment
Sue Mullane, Sunshine Special Developmental School, VIC, Dr Kim Dunphy,University of Melbourne, VIC

Saturday, 8th April, 2017

  ADHD and the Classroom: Positive Attitudes, Positive Strategies, Positive Results
Sarah Mulholland, University of New South Wales, NSW
  Concurrent Workshop
Prof Elizabeth Elliott AM, Keynote Presenter
  Secondary Mathematics for Learners with Down Syndrome: A Guide for Learning Support Teachers
Rhonda Faragher, The University of Queensland, QLD
  Talk With Us: Teaching Informed by Speech Pathology and Speech Pathology Informed by Teaching
Elspeth Hurse and Amy Southwood, Department of Education, NT
  A Systems Approach to Helping Those Really Difficult Kids (…with Challenging Behaviours)
Michael Flood, Catholic Education Office Diocese of Bathurst, NSW, Julie Hollitt, Julie Hollitt Psychology, NSW
  The 8th Sense
Catherine Davies, Emma Goodall, Di Rodd and Kerry Parsons, DECD, SA
  INSPIRE: Online Software System Supporting School and System-wide Collaboration in the Identification, Referral, Funding, Planning for and Reporting on Students with Additional Support Needs
Tracey Banks and Adriaan Du Plessis, Catholic Education Northern Territory, NT
  Developing and Validating a Model of Practice for Prep/Kindergarten Teachers Educating Students on the Autism Spectrum in Inclusive Classrooms
Annalise Taylor, Griffith University and The Cooperative Centre for Living with Autism, QLD
  The Jigsaw Program
Therese Bourke and Mareta D'Angelo, Warringa Park School, VIC
  Who We Walk With: Essential Layers of Collaboration at Acacia Hill School
Brendan Colville, Acacia Hill School, NT
Georgie Labb and Cathy Rendall, Port Phillip Specialist School, VIC
  Video Learning Profiles: Promoting Student Agency and Supporting Educational Transitions
Robert Carter, Department of Education, TAS, Christopher Rayner, University of Tasmania, TAS
  "I felt as though I did something with myself today. I rarely get that feeling." The Social, Academic and Vocational Outcomes of Mentoring Programs and Inclusive Activities
Jarrod McGrath, The Woden School, ACT
  Structured Teaching: A Whole School Approach
Swati Phatak, Department for Education and Child Development, SA
  Manoeuvring the Movement Maze: Providing Smooth Transitions into and out of Secondary Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Gayle Nelson, Canning Vale College, WA
  Reducing Restrictive Practices Project
Warren Dawson, Queensland Department of Education and Training – State Schools Operations, QLD
  Using Visual Arts as a Tool to Encourage Children with Autism to Communicate Feelings and Emotions
Alicia Round, W. J. Baker and Christopher Rayner, University of Tasmania, TAS
  Addressing Low Working Memory: A Journey to Learning Independence
Jade Mete, Ballarat Grammar School, VIC
  Let's Get MOVEing! Mobility Opportunities via Education
Bec Stark, Lucas Gardens School and MOVE International, NSW


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