'It is important to cater to students with a spectrum of abilities as not every students thinks or learns the same way.'
Learning support equips students with the social emotional skills necessary to prepare students for classroom learning. This is crucial in ensuring that students on the Autism Spectrum have the same learning opportunities as other students. However, these skills can be difficult to teach and progress can be difficult to measure, particularly for students on the Autism Spectrum who struggle with communicating and interacting with others.
In this webinar, recorded on Wednesday 4 August 2021, CEO and Founder Nikki Bonus invites Jo-ann Osborne, Assistant Principal at Arranounbai School (NSW) and Autism Intervention Teacher Supporting ASD in the mainstream, to discuss her school's learning support practices which continue to deliver measurable improvements in student wellbeing and engagement.
In this webinar, our experts will discuss:
ABOUT OUR EXPERTS
Jo-ann Osborne is the Assistant Principal at Arranounbai School where she also teaches an Autism Intervention class for students K-2, coordinates the Wellbeing Team, the PBL (Positive Behaviour for Learning) Team and is an integral member of the Learning Support Team. Jo-ann has been recognised with a Professional Service Award from Autism Spectrum Australia or her 'work in the field of autism spectrum disorders in recognition of an exceptional contribution towards improving the quality of life of people with an autism spectrum disorder'. She has been working in special education for 17 years and is passionate about providing opportunities for students to access mainstream learning and gain stronger understanding of their own wellbeing and strategies to promote character strengths.