Parents and carers of children and young people with a disability were invited to attend range of webinars and workshops during September 2020.
Webinar – Interoception Parent Booklet / Student Support Services (SSS)
Topic one of the presentation gave participants the opportunity to learn about the Parent and Caregiver Interoception Booklet, which includes activities parents can do at home to help their child deal with big emotions. Hosted by Ian May, Director, Disability Policy and Programs. Presented by Caitlin Lean, Senior Advisor Interoception. A transcript of the presentation is available.
Topic two covered the services provided by the Department for Education Student Support Services, how parents can connect with them and transition options. Hosted by Ian May, Director, Disability Policy and Programs. Presented by Kylie Cooley and Jen Bratovic, Team Managers SSS. A transcript of the presentation is available. View the Transition FAQ here.
- Student Support Services – overview for parents and carers
- Royal Commission into Violence,Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability
- 2020 Review – Disability Standards for Education 2005
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Is your young person looking at pathways and options post school? Participants discuss their experiences and heard about a range of options available. Hosted by Julie Rungie, parent; Annette Creer, Transition Centres and Aaron Bryne, Assistant Director Community and Mainstream Engagement NDIA.
Presented by Libby Brown, Manager SERU, this workshop covered a range of topics including understanding social skills, areas of concern and strategies to enhance social skills in your child. Participants were asked what three specific points they would like to learn to support their child’s development of their social skills.