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In order to facilitate successful outcomes and improve the educational experience for students with disability, ADCET provides information, advice and resources to Disability Practitioners, Teachers and Students on inclusive practices within the post-secondary education sector.
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Webinar: How to Transition to Tertiary Study: Helpful Hints for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
This free webinar is hosted by ADCET in partnership with ATEND
Debbie Hindle (NDCO Project Officer) will introduce a new resource: How to Transition to Tertiary Study: Helpful Hints for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. This freely available new NDCO resource aims to help students with ASD navigate the new learning environment. It includes useful information on the learning context, managing studies, identifying and using strengths, communication tips, and managing stress and anxiety, The resource aims to increase self-determination by assisting students better understand their context, identify when and what supports could be helpful, and encouraging students to seek additional support when necessary. Audience this is recommended for: Disability practitioners, NDCOs, students and other interested persons
Learn more about this resource and how it can assist your students with ASD succeed in their tertiary studies.
When: Tuesday, June 23, 2015 (1:00pm - 2.00pm (Australian Eastern Daylight Time - AEDT)) .
The session will be live captioned and available on ADCET afterwards.
Disability Practitioner In the Spotlight
Supporting the supporters: Kay Dean. After 35 years of working in the University of Newcastle student services division which included disability support and student equity roles, and for the past fifteen years of that as the NDCO, Kay has seen many times over how education has changed lives. A fact that she also knows first-hand Read more about Kay
This section is for NDCOs to share information and to be kept up to date with what other NDCOs are doing within their regions. Further information
The ATEND Pathways Conference is a bi-annual event organised by the Australian Tertiary Education Network on Disability (ATEND) The conference brings together a range of professional and academic staff to identify and remove barriers for people with disability participating in higher education and training. The first conference was held in Geelong, Victoria in 1991 and rotates around the country. The next conference will be held in Canberra in 2016. Further Pathways information.
This Thursday it's launch day for Launchpad! This new website will provide information for young people with autism and their families, about post school options, career advice, disability employment providers, support in the workplace and making work work! http://www.autismlaunchpad.org.au/
27 Apr 2015
In the April ADCET Newsletter you can read about our upcoming webinar, latest news and events. Another wonderful Disability Practitioner in the Spotlight this month - Judy Hartley. http://eepurl.com/bkhg09