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St Bernard's Primary School, Belfast, Antrim

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Make and Take
This presentation will explain how visual supports can be used to help with emotional regulation, positive behaviour and reducing anxiety.   Parents will go home with resources ready to use.
Expected Outcomes
Parents and family members will:
• Have an increased understanding of how children and young people with autism perceive the world.
• Be aware of how children and young people with autism think and learn.
• Have a better understanding of how to use children’s and young people’s strengths to help them reach their potential.
• Have an increased understanding of the reasons behind the difficulties faced by children and young people with autism in learning, social interaction and communication. 
• Be able to make visual supports.
• Gain knowledge of personalised support to children and young people.
• Learn how to cope with emotional distress caused by transition, such as stress and anxiety.

Course Overview / Content
This two-hour session will focus on how to make and use visual supports for the:
• Home.
• School.
• Community.
Parents and family members will be able to take materials made in session such as, emotion key rings, count down cards, whose turn boards and timetables.  
Participants can decide, with the trainer, which materials would best suit the child and at what level.
 

Location

St Bernard's Primary School
Wynchurch Walk
Belfast
Antrim
BT6 0JS
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Paula Hasson

Paula Hasson

Paula Hasson is a teacher and part-time Autism Trainer with the Middletown Centre for Autism. Paula has worked for 25 years as the SENCO in several mainstream Post Primary schools. She has experience of working with parents, teaching and non-teaching staff and professionals to meet the needs of students with autism of all abilities from 11-18 years. Most recently, she worked as Vice-Principal for curriculum. She holds a Post Graduate Diplomas in Special Education and an MSc in Autism.

Event summary

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St Bernard's Primary School , Belfast , Antrim

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