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AUT23-111 5 week Pathways to Inclusion of Autistic Students for SNAs

AUT23-111 5 week Pathways to Inclusion of Autistic Students for SNAs


5 week Pathways to Inclusion of Autistic Students for SNAs

Date: September 11th,18th& 25th – October 2nd & 9th



Time: 5:00p.m.

Cost for all five webinars €5.00



1) September 11th - Characteristics of autism; Strengths and challenges: The participants will be introduced to the characteristic strengths and needs of autistic learners, the main psychological theories of autism and the different perspectives of intellectual rather than intuitive learners. This seminar will set the foundation blocks for further, deeper understanding to come.

2) September 18th - Sensory processing: Pathway to Sensory Inclusion: The participants will follow a 4-step process from Awareness to Understanding to application and Inclusion of Sensory needs in a school Environment. It is hoped that the participants will gain a further understanding of the Sensory Differences involved with Neurodiversity.

3) September 25th - Communication: Social Communication and Interaction: The participants will take a deep look at the areas of Communication and interaction by looking at developmental levels, play skills and social interaction demands. There is a focus on the shared responsibility for social communication.

4) October 2nd - Stressful behaviour: A deep look at behaviours that may occur due to stress and distress. The participants will look at the low arousal approach to stressful behaviours, the communication underlying stressors and strategies for helping students achieve a sense of regulation.

5)  October 9th - Safe Social Story Creation. The participants will be brought through the stages of writing Social Narratives for children that are Safe, Explicit, Accurate and Meaningful(SEAM) focusing on information that informs children of what they are expected to do rather than not do.

Presenter: Shaun Greville



Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 25-09-2023 5:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 09-10-2023 6:00 pm
Capacity 500
Course Fee €5.00
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