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Endless Possibilities Education Conferences across Qld during March 2019
Mar
5
to Mar 28

Endless Possibilities Education Conferences across Qld during March 2019

This annual conference brings together parents and educators from across Queensland to share, learn and be inspired.

Conferences held in:

  • Brisbane - 5 & 6 March

  • Toowoomba - 13 March

  • Mackay - 19 March

  • Cairns - 26 March

  • Townsville - 28 March

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Conference Program - Brisbane

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Communication - Webinar
May
1
3:30 PM15:30

Communication - Webinar

This free webinar will give details of different communication methods that can be implored with individuals who are non-verbal or limited in their verbal capacity. It will also show visuals that can be used to assist a person to express their wants, needs and desires. We will look at physical communication devices as well as electronic and signing to ensure all options are explored.  Communication is a basic human right, so we must ensure that all individuals can access a means to communicate with the world.

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/communication-webinar-tickets-52693232878

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Visual Supports - Webinar
May
22
3:30 PM15:30

Visual Supports - Webinar

This free webinar will look at the visual supports that aide to engage, direct and encourage students to not only complete tasks but build independence, security and a sense of accomplishment.  We know that students with Down syndrome are visual learners (along with 85% of learners) so incorporating visual supports into classroom and home life can make a substantial impact.

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/visual-supports-webinar-tickets-52693380319

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Reading OUR Way Information - Webinar
Jun
19
3:30 PM15:30

Reading OUR Way Information - Webinar

This free webinar will give you the knowledge and skills to be able to successfully implement the Reading OUR Way program at your home, school or centre. You will hear about our unique program and its errorless learning technique, relational learning style and scaffolded approach to teaching sight words. You will watch helpful videos and get handy hints on ways to make reading and literacy fun.

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/reading-our-way-information-webinar-tickets-53163109291

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Inclusive Practices - Webinar
Feb
13
3:30 PM15:30

Inclusive Practices - Webinar

This free webinar will outline Education Queensland's current stance on Inclusive Education and the implications that this can bring to a mainstream classroom. There will be practical examples of what inclusive education is and is not with antidotes and real-life experiences. Tips and recommendations to start or continue the inclusive journey in schools will be addressed.  This is a great opportunity to learn more about best practice with regards to inclusive education and is highly recommended for all educators to help them on their journey.

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/inclusive-practice-webinar-tickets-52692940002

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Understanding Down Syndrome - Webinar
Feb
6
3:30 PM15:30

Understanding Down Syndrome - Webinar

This free webinar will outline what Down syndrome is, various medical and physical differences that can be evident and how these can affect the individual in an educational setting.  There will also be tips and recommendations on the best accommodations for some of these differences.  A great introduction for individuals who may only just be encountering a student with Down syndrome.

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/understanding-down-syndrome-webinar-tickets-52692551841

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Understanding Down Syndrome - Cairns
Oct
12
4:00 PM16:00

Understanding Down Syndrome - Cairns

This free workshop will focus on educators and the proven strategies and techniques that they can include in the classroom to create a greater inclusive educational experience for all.

Topics will include common characteristics and medical conditions for children with Down syndrome, behaviour issues, communication and the use of visual supports. 

There will be light refreshments provided.

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Understanding Down Syndrome - Townsville
Oct
10
4:00 PM16:00

Understanding Down Syndrome - Townsville

This free workshop will focus on educators and the proven strategies and techniques that they can endeavour to include in the classroom to create a greater inclusive educational experience for all.

Topics will include common characteristics and medical conditions for children with Down syndrome, behaviour issues, communication and the use of visual supports. 

There will be light refreshments provided.

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