Professional Services

Interactive Workshops

Anna's workshops provide information and strategies for parents, teachers, aides, and allied health professionals.

All workshops are tailored to the specific needs of any organisation.

Examples of workshops include, but are not limited to:

PARENTS

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  • Tailoring social stories
  • Working on visuals
  • Specific behaviour issues - eating / sleeping / disclosing a diagnosis

Behaviour:

  • What is it and what does it mean?
  • How does it impact on learning?
  • Helping an ASD person to understand and regulate behaviour

Sensory Issues:

  • What are they?
  • What does this mean?
  • How do they impact on a person with ASD?
  • How to recognise a sensory issue
  • How to help the ASD person with this sensory issue
  • How do sensory issues impact learning?

Transitions:

  • From school to school
  • Transitions to the workforce
  • Transitions to UNI, TAFE etc.

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  • Preparing children for pre-school, day care or entering school
  • Transitioning from play care, pre-school and home, to school

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  • Helping your child interact with others
  • Dealing with sensory issues
  • Toilet training
  • Dealing with reactions from family and friends
  • What can grandparents do?
  • Helping the sibling understand and cope with behaviour issues

Friendships skills:

  • What is a friend?
  • How do I recognise a friend?
  • How do I recognise when someone wants to be a friend
  • Understanding the dynamics in a friendship
  • How do I repair a friendship?

TEACHERS and SCHOOL

Understanding the Learning Styles of ASD students

  • What does behaviour mean?
  • How do sensory issues impact on learning?
  • Identifying key strategies in the classroom
  • Organisational skills
  • Specific Curriculum areas

Teacher Aides:

  • What can I do in the classroom?
  • How do I help the student in the classroom?
  • How do I teach correct behaviour?

EMPLOYMENT

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  • How to work with people with ASD to ensure a successful transition
  • How to work with employers for successful outcomes

Going Into the Workforce

  • What are expectations

Preparation for Working

  • Your natural interests and skills

Interview Skills / Resume Writing

  • Being prepared
  • Sell yourself

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  • Hairdressers
  • Dentists
  • Nurses
  • Ambulance officers

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