Upcoming Seminars

Plan ahead and attend The Education Show 2018 – Special Needs Symposium

School Success for Learners with Special Needs, covering ADHD, Dyslexia, Autism and Anxiety

Friday 31 August 2018

and

Saturday 1 September 2018

 

This is exemplary and affordable PD – don’t miss this opportunity for a full day of exceptional learning.

The Special Needs Symposium 2018 is designed to provide in depth knowledge, dispel myths, promote research and explore strategies to create an inclusive classroom. The four key topics covered are ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Dyslexia and Anxiety.

NESTS will be discussing practical strategies for teachers in both the ADHD and Autism sessions.

The symposium will bring educators together with the common goal of building capacity to facilitate appropriate classroom strategies for students. Held on Friday 31 August 2018 and Saturday 1 September 2018 featuring two streams per day, you may choose to attend one stream, two streams or all four.

Tickets are on sale for $66 per stream (normally $88).

Early Bird Registration – $66* per stream (normally $88) *early bird offer ends Friday 27 April 2018.

Friday 31 August 11am – 11.45am 

School success for students with ADHD

Speakers: Cressida Crossley & Jamie Coombs, Special Needs Teaching Specialists, NESTS

Read more about Cressida here & Jamie here

 

Session Overview
Hear how schools can best support students with ADHD in the classroom and within the wider school community to set students up for success beyond school. Pariticipants will gain an understanding of:

  • Presentation of ADHD
  • How to implement practical school based supports for the ADHD learner
  • How to implement effective social supports for the ADHD student
  • Why creating an inclusive community is a key goal for all educators

Saturday September 1st

School success for students with ASD
2.45pm – 3.30pm

Speakers: Cressida Crossley
Jamie Coombs, Special Needs Teaching Specialists, NESTS

Read more about Cressida here & Jamie here

 

Session Overview
Hear how schools can best support students with ASD in the classroom and within the school community to set students up for success beyond school.
Participants will:

  • Deepen their understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Learn strategies to addressing Anxiety
  • Understand how to establish effective social supports within your educational setting
  • Learn why creating an inclusive community must be the key goal of all educators

followed by NESTS guest speaker our friend and colleague  Miles Glaspole discussing: 

Life on the spectrum – True tales & experiences from a young man with ASD
3.30pm – 4.00pm

Speaker: Miles Glaspole
Student & Comedian

Read more about Miles here

Group bookings are available and all prices are inclusive of GST
Please note: catering not included.

To book please click the link here http://nationaleducationsummit.com.au/special-needs-symposium/

Further details email:
Cressida@nests.net.au or 0412 778 492 (mobile)
Jamie@nests.net.au

 

Term 3 PD at Wesley College

Practical strategies for teaching ADHD students in the mainstream school.

This presentation will explain what it is like to live with ADHD. Then introduce the specific strategies that work in the mainstream classroom to address the needs of the student with ADHD.

APST 1.5, 1.6 & 4.1 

 

When: Tuesday 4 September 4.15-5.30pm

Where: Year 7 classroom

To book please visit https://www.trybooking.com/374780

Autism and the Senior School Student

This presentation will explain what it is like to live with Autism. Then introduce practical strategies teachers can use to support these learners in every classroom. Importantly, this workshop will outline the specific needs of the student with autism as they navigate the final years of schooling. A must for all secondary educators.

APST 1.5, 1.6 & 4.1 

When: Tuesday 11 September 4.15-5.30pm

Where: Year 7 classroom

To book please visit https://www.trybooking.com/374792

Jamie Coombs is a special needs teaching specialist. She works with administrators and government agencies to implement appropriate strategies to continuously improve student-learning outcomes. Jamie has been the Special Needs Coordinator at an inner city Melbourne primary school since 2010. She works with the full spectrum of learning challenges and at all ability levels. She has a Bachelor of Arts, Diploma of Education, Master of Education (Special Needs).

Cressida Crossley is an educator with more than 20 years’ experience across the teaching spectrum. She has taught students K-12 in public and private Victorian schools and at post-graduate level. She is recognised for her work with gifted and high achieving students as well as challenged students developing practical, high value interventions to improve learning outcomes. She has a Diploma in Education, Bachelor of Education (Post Graduate) and a Master of Education (Special Needs).