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St. Laserian's Special School, Strawhall, Carlow

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Autism, Learning Styles, and Visual Teaching Methods
This training session will provide information on supportive practices in the functional use of visual supports. 
The focus of this course is in understanding the learning style, strengths, interests and needs of the autistic student and how these can be facilitated using visuals. This will assist those who support the student in the teaching of life skills, emotional regulation, and daily planning, creating opportunities for communication and independence.
Expected Outcomes
Understand how the use of visuals can support the thinking and learning style of autistic student.
Understand how the use of visuals can be generalised across all environments and can build on the learning experience in school, home, and the wider community.
Learn how to develop visual supports in a practical manner to maximise the young person's strengths and provide support if necessary.
How to develop visuals and implement visual supportive approaches

Location

St. Laserian's Special School
Old Dublin Road
Strawhall
Carlow
r93 n704
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Dee Hogan

Dee Hogan

Dee Hogan is an Autism Trainer/Advisor in Middletown Centre for Autism. Dee has extensive experience teaching and supporting autistic children and young people. Her experiences include Pre-school, Early Intervention Autism Classes, Primary Autism Classes, Mainstream Primary and Special Schools. She has written, lectured and assessed modules on the Special Needs Assistant and Level Four Autism qualifications, as professional development for parents and professionals. Dee has also worked as a part time Lecturer with University College Cork designing and delivering the Diploma in Autism Studies as well as providing training for teachers, third level students, parents and professionals. Dee’s training specialisms are Reframing Behaviour, Early Intervention, Classroom Strategies, and Transitions. Dee holds a MEd in Special Education Autism from the University of Birmingham.

Event summary

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St. Laserian's Special School , Strawhall , Carlow

Closed