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4.5 PD HOURS

Event Details

05/11/2021

9.30am - 3.00pm - Log on between 9.15am and 9.30am Victorian Time

Live Streamed Webinar

Primary and Secondary Classroom Teachers, Teacher Assistants, support workers and diverse learning coordinators

$225 + GST

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Booking Conditions

No applications for this program will be accepted after all vacancies have been filled. Unsuccessful applicants will have their monies refunded in full. Cancellation prior to two weeks before the program date (cut-off date) will incur a 15% service charge per applicant. This program will be payable in full for cancellations made on or after the cut-off date or for failure to attend the program. All cancellations must be in writing and emailed to us. In the event of insufficient applications this program will not proceed and registration monies be fully refunded. In the event of this program being cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances registration monies only will be refunded as Critical Agendas will not accept liability for the payment of any other associated costs. Critical Agendas reserves the right to vary the advertised programs prior to commencement.

Unlocking Autism in the Mainstream Classrooms

People with Autism do not suffer from Autism they suffer from people who do not understand autism!

This interesting and highly practical workshop is designed for teachers and teacher assistants who work with autistic students and who would like to help with unlocking the puzzling aspects of motivating students who do not respond in a “normal way”.

This workshop focuses on ten aspects of Autism and practical ways to deal with these characteristics and help Autistic Students thrive.

  1. What Autism is and is not.
  2. How not to teach social skills
  3. How understanding deep defense mode changes a teachers perspective. Are they defiant or overwhelmed?
  4. What it feels like to be scared, dysregulated and shut down.
  5. How to help a student get out of defense mode using a different approach
  6. Defrosting the freeze loop: why are they stuck and shutdown?
  7. How to motivate Autistic students without manipulation
  8. Why rewards & punishment don’t work for people with Autism
  9. The trust building process: 4 steps to building trust
  10.  Exploring the science of expectation
Presented by Critical Agendas

Greg Mitchell

Greg Mitchell is an established and highly sought after consultant who works with teachers, parents and administrators where it counts… in schools and in classrooms. He regularly teaches in classrooms in primary and secondary schools all over Australia demonstrating the changes that really work. Greg is an exceptional presenter with the ability to connect with educators, to challenge them and provide many practical strategies that work! Great knowledge, practical, dynamic and very entertaining!

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Hear from teachers who have attended a Critical Agendas Event

Just a big Thank you for giving us the opportunity to attend the Critical Agenda Workshop yesterday.  David presented a great program, lots of handy strategies and he was very engaging and supportive. Highly recommended.  I was very happy we did not have to do any Role play’s

It was also fantastic to catch up with Zlatica, Dani, Kate and Marg, lots of laughs

A big THANK YOU once again

 Cheers

Tan x

Tania The Geelong College

Keep up the fantastic PD opportunities! Very  professional and well-researched workshops and conferences.

Paul Dillon

I love the fantastic variety of workshops and conferences on offer. Always look forward to Critical Agendas PD’s.

Tim Livy

Loved the passion of the Presenters

Ivana Ryan

Loved the honesty in the sharing of information and strategies

Liberty Hatzidimitriou

Passionate &  Authentic Speakers – Meaningful Strategies

Tamara Rundle

“It is the first P.L. in a long long time that I haven’t been checking in with my watch.”

Meaghan

The best P.D. I have attended in living memory!” I loved every minute of this engaging, interesting and informative PD. And I have been teaching for 40+ years!

Susan Snooks

Inspirational Speakers –  the knowledge gained will be so beneficial in my classrooms

Libby Fullard.