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Training and Development Calendar 2017

To Be Advised


PLINK
**To register for sessions in plink, visit http://www.plink.sa.edu.au
1. If you have not accessed plink before, Select "Retrieve/Reset Password" (click the link under the login box on the left) to activate your account, receive an email with your login details and set up you profile.
2. After logging into plink, click "Search Professional Learning". Sessions can be found in the "for Teachers" and "for Ancillary Staff" catalogues, and also in the "Special Education Resource Unit" provider catalogue.

 

 


Recorded Workshops:
These recorded workshops contain the presenter's PowerPoint Presentation (including video content) and an embedded audio narration by the presenter to the audience. All the presentations include a transcript of the presenter's narrative. The opening slide of each presentation commences with a tutorial video outling the various features of the digital recording. No additional software is required in the viewing of these interactive recordings. These files are self executing Flash files for Windows only.
Click to download Recorded Workshops Instructions (PDF Format)

Auditory Processing
iPads in Special Education
Implementing Speech Pathology Programs
Making Informed Decisions About Assistive Technology Utilising the SETT Framework
Making Meaning - Understanding Stories - building oral language for story comprehension
Neuroscience - Creating a Brain Friendly Learning Environment
Preschool Support
Reading Comprehension and Assistive Technology
So You Can Do Angry ... the neuroscience of emotions
Supporting Positive Behaviours
Using Visual Strategies

Recorded Workshops below: Back to top
Back to topAuditory Processing
This presentation looks at what Auditory Processing is and its impact on student learning. The characteristics of Auditory Processing are investigated and identified. There is a focus on practical strategies to support the learner who has an auditory processing difficulty. This presentation was recorded at the 2009 Special Education Expo.
Click to download Flash presentation (66.4 Mb)

Back to topiPads in Special Education
This presentation will provide an update on the latest developments in mobile device use in special education. An extensive range of apps that support communication (including augmentative communication) and learning for students with disabilities and learning difficulites will be demonstrated.
Click to download media player presentation
Click to download PowerPoint presentation pdf

Back to topImplementing Speech Pathology Programs
This presentation introduces a framework of thinking about how children who have speech and language difficulties are supported across a range of situations. It describes what a speech pathology program looks like and outlines the principles for implementing a speech and language program. This content is one of a series of five presentations designed for Early Childhood Workers.
Click here to download Flash presentation (38.8 Mb)

Back to topMaking Informed Decisions about Assistive Technology Utilising the SETT Framework
The utilisation of the SETT framework supports school teams in the consideration and implementation of assistive technology. SETT is a collaborative tools. It considers and establishes the need of a student for assistive technology; works toward developing a system of tools that a student can use to address identified needs; links assistive technology assessment and intervention; aligns purpose, expected results and evaluation measures when choosing and using a system of assistive technology tools. Implications for schools making decisions about assistive technology will be discussed. This workshop was recorded at the 2008 Special Education Expo.
Click here to download Flash presentation (40.2 Mb)

Back to topMaking Meaning - Understanding Stories - building oral language for story comprehension
This workshop presents a planning framework and practical strategies for building the oral language and inferencing skills important for understanding the language of books. The approach focuses on using hands-on experiences to develop vocabulary, key concepts and different genres at the oral level and makes explicit connections into print literacy. This workshop was recorded at the 2008 Special Education Expo.
Click here to download Flash presentation (86.8 Mb)

Back to topNeuroscience - Creating a Brain Friendly Environment
This presentation outlines how to create a learning environment that is brain friendly. Neuroscience research is indicating that using technology, especially as a child, makes a significant difference to what we pay attention to and how we pay attention. This information is important for teachers wishing to get the most out of lessons and for learners who want to be the best students they can be. This presentation was recorded at the 2009 Special Education Expo.
Click here to download Flash presentation (55.0 Mb)

Back to topPreschool Support
This presentation provides an overview of Preschool support. It describes what a Preschool Support Program look like, outlines the roles and responsibilities of the stakeholders and details the nature of its implementation. This content is one of a series of five presentations designed for Early Childhood workers.
Click to download Flash presentation (23.8 Mb)

Back to topReading Comprehension and Assistive Technology
The development of reading comprehension relies on a number of components and skills. This recorded workshop outlines the skills and strategies required for reading and how assistive technology tools can be used at various stages of the reading process to support comprehension. Participants are guided through a series of activities which can be used at the before, during and after stages of reading. This recording demonstrates a few of the various technoology options that promote independence for each of these activities. A more extensive range of technology options are explored by participants ion the workshop.
Click to download Flash presentation (windows)
Click to download zip file (MAC)

Back to topSo you can do angry ... the neuroscience of emotions
Generally children develop and define a range of emotions by the time they arrive at preschool. However, like their intellect, emotional development can be disrupted by a number of factors including deprivation and disability. Therefore emotions may need to be taught and scaffolded within the educational setting. This workshop was recorded at the 2008 Special Education Expo.
Click here to download Flash presentation (43.1 Mb)

Back to topSupporting Positive Behaviours
This presentation explores the nature of challenging behaviour in the early years. It outlines a team approach to implementing a process for managing children with challenging behaviours. It also explores how a framework of positive strategies is essential in supporting a preventative approach to managing childrens' behaviours. This content is one of a series of five presentations designed for Early Childhood workers.
Click here to download Flash presentation (41.5 Mb)

Back to topUsing Visual Strategies
This presentation outlines the importance of visual strategies and how they can be used to develop greater independence or teach new skills. The planning and implementation of visual strategies is highlighted with an extensive range of examples. This content is one of a series of five presentations designed for Early Childhood workers.
Click here to download Flash presentation (62.4 Mb)

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