Parents and carers of students with disability are invited to attend the Disability Policy & Programs November 18th 2021 Parent Forum
Hosted by the Department for Education, the Parent Forums are to inform and engage with parents or carers about the services and supports available for children and young people with disability.
This forum will include a Keynote ‘Impact on Siblings’ by Kate Strohm, Siblings Australia and ‘Inclusion’ by Stuart Kitto, Senior Advisor DPP.
Participants will then have the opportunity to attend two presentations:
- An introduction to regulation Kate Hubl & Nathan Bailey, Occupation Therapists, Dept for Education – providing an introduction to regulation including the neuroscience behind regulation and the developmental stages of regulation.
- The Behaviour Toolkit Katie Sciberras & Emily Parker, Behaviour Support Coach, Dept for Education- This presentation will explore the Behaviour Toolkit, designed for staff in education, early childhood and care services to identify behaviours of concern, assess the likely propose of the behaviour, understand contributing factors, develop support plans, provided positive behaviour support and review and monitor interventions.
The forums provide a safe and supportive environment to share experiences, obtain information and strategies, as well as providing the opportunity to have your questions answered. The information you provide will assist in the planning of future forums.
Numbers are limited and will be held maintaining current COVID 19 guidelines.
WHEN: Thursday 18th November 2021
9:30 – 10:00 Register / tea / coffee
10:00 – 2:00 Parent Forum
WHERE: Special Education Resource Unit
72A Marlborough Street
Henley Beach South Australia
For more information contact: Education.ParentForumConference@sa.gov.au