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Neurodiversity 101


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Purchase for $85.00 (AUD) incl. GST

Deepen your understanding of neurodiversity, offering practical strategies to better support & connect with these learners

Have you ever wondered how to better support neurodivergent learners in your classroom?

This session will deepen your understanding of neurodiversity, offering practical strategies to better support and connect with these learners. Led by trauma expert, Feren Yen, this webinar is designed to make neurodiversity concepts accessible and actionable.

Key topics include the foundations of neurodiversity, overcoming common challenges, and implementing reasonable adjustments to support learners effectively. By attending, you'll gain insights into recognising and addressing the needs of neurodivergent students, helping to create a more inclusive and supportive educational environment.

Ideal for trainers, assessors, team leaders, program coordinators, and supervisors, this session will equip you with the confidence and knowledge to better support neurodivergent learners, enhancing their educational experience and outcomes. Join us and transform your approach to teaching, ensuring all students have the opportunity to thrive.

 

Webinar details

Date: Wednesday 4 September 2024

Time: 12.00pm AEST (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane)

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Investment: $85.00 inc GST.

10% discount! for VET PD Series subscribers - Use your Voucher Code when registering!

 

Audience

These sessions are for Trainers & assessors, team leaders, program coordinators supervisors 

 

Topics Covered

  • Foundations of neurodiversity
  • Overcoming common challenges and connecting with the learner
  • Reasonable adjustment and supporting the learner

 

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this session, participants will have an understanding of:

  • Have a deeper understanding of neurodiversity and neurodivergence
  • Recognise and challenge myths about neurodivergence
  • Feel more confident to consider how to support neurodivergent learners 

 

Presenters

Presenter ImageFeren Yen

Feren Yen has worked in the VET industry since 2015. She is a lifelong learner and over the years has worked for a variety of higher education providers in a range of roles including trainer assessor, lecturer, coordinator and education designer. Currently, she is the Director of the Australian Trauma Education Centre and a Senior Learning and Teaching Specialist at RMIT University.

In 2017, Feren completed a Fellowship with the International Specialised Skills Institute on the topic of engaging and supporting disadvantaged students in adult education. As of 2023, she is completing an Ed.D with a focus on trauma-aware education for adult learners and was also recently awarded Associate Fellow Higher Education Academy (Indigenous Knowledges).

Outside of higher education, she runs mentoring programs as a Trauma Centre - Trauma Sensitive Yoga Trainer in Australasia. Reach out to connect on LinkedIn or connect to grab a chai.

 

A Statement of Attendance is issued on completion of live event activities.

Note the video recording of the live event will be available to all participants within 7 days after the event, for limited viewing of 30 days.

 

VOCATIONAL TRAINING INCLUDING COMPETENCY-BASED TRAINING

  • Facilitating Training
    • Support and monitor learning

VOCATIONAL LEARNING

  • Supporting Learning
    • Support and monitor learning

 

Completion

The following statements are received when the course is completed:

VDC - Certificate of Attendance
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