Autism Focus Conference April 30th

Event date: 
30 April 2010
Boondall, North Brisbane

Autism Focus is presenting Understanding and Working with Autism/ Asperger Syndrome on Friday April 30th at Boondall , North Brisbane.
This popular program has been very well received in the past by teachers and teacher aides, family members, family support workers, psychologists and others interested in supporting young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Key presenter, Marilyn Patterson, has had extensive experience in this field over many years and much of the program reflects her background as teacher and Head of Special Education Services.
The program is noted for its:

  • Practicality - showcasing real strategies from real classrooms
  • Depth - covering issues and approaches for students from early childhood to end of high school
  • Grass roots style - unpacking and discussing current research and development in the area of ASD
  • Applicability - with many, many examples of strategies to use in the classroom and at home.
  • Attention to resources to support teaching practice - Marilyn showcases her most recent resource finds and favorite authors
  • On site support from Book in Hand, Australia's premier supplier of resources suitable to Autism and Asperger Syndrome.

Understanding and Working with Autism and Asperger Syndrome has been revised and updated again this year with new insights into the understanding and management of the condition. This program will be repeated at the Gold Coast Crowne Plaza on May 21st.