2018 AASE National Conference
SUNDAY 8th - tuesday 10th july, 2018 | cairns Convention Centre, CAIRNS, Queensland

Concurrent Presentation Abstracts
The following abstracts will be presented as 30 minute Concurrent Presentations.

Cathy ALLEN
South Bunbury Education
Centre
Finding Balance Between Staff Wellbeing and School Improvement: Do they belong in the same sentence?
Invited Speaker:
Dr Kay AYRE

University of Southern Queensland
Survival of the Nurtured: Teaching Students with Reactive Attachment Disorder
Prof Jeff BAILEY
Bailey Psychological Services
Pty Ltd
Nick BURNETT
Positive Creative Solutions
K. Clark BURT
Ashwood School
Lauren CAMPBELL
Autism Queensland
Judith CANDY
The Briars Special Education Centre
Jodie CARUANA
The Children's Hospital At Westmead
Dr Tracey CHAMLIN
University of Southern Queensland
Invited Speaker:
Greta COOPER
Department of Education and Training
QLD Department of Education and Training Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy - Students, Staff, Parents & Community
Dr Terry CUMMING
University of New South Wales

Dr Terry CUMMING
University of New South Wales

Invited Speaker:
Jacquiline DEN HOUTING
Griffith University
Too Anxious to Achieve? A Quantitative Investigation of Anxiety and Academic Achievement in Autistic Students
Jillian DENYS
Department for Education
and Child Development
Dr Susan GALLETLY
Central Queensland University and Literacy Plus
Dr Emma GOODALL
Department for Education
and Child Development
Dr Judith HUDSON
University of Tasmania
Karen HUNT
Glenallen School
Dr Glenda JESSUP
University of Sydney
Invited Speaker:
Dr Bree JIMENEZ

Mater Dei School and University of Sydney
Building Teacher Capacity of Research-based Practice for Students with ID & ASD: Individualized Teacher-Directed Professional Development
Toshiko KAMEI
University of Melbourne
Pia KANOYANGWA
Crestmead State School
Dr Coral KEMP
Macquarie Univeristy
The Role of the Special Educator in Academic Learning and Engagement: Let's get professional
Kristen KNIGHT
Mount View Primary School
Jeanette LIAW
Hils Learning
Dr Susan MAIN
Edith Cowan University
Noelene MASON
Malibu School
Dr Lisa MCKAY-BROWN University of Melbourne
Fiona MOORE
I Can Network
Kia MORTON
Department of Education and Training
Dr Sue O'NEILL
University of New South Wales
Rebecca PANAGOPOULOS
Newington College
Daniel PETRO
Behavioural Resources Australia
Jacqueline REID
Catholic Education
Shane SPENCE
Department of Education and Training
Meg STEELE
University of Melbourne
Annalise TAYLOR
Griffith University
Michelle VAN PUYVELDE
Evatt School
Ushagayethri VENKATESH
University of South Australia
Kerry WATSON
East Gippsland Specialist School
Dr Michelle WONG
The Children's Hospital at Westmead

Lightening Talks
The following abstracts will be presented as 10 minute lightening talks. A set of Lightning Talks is an excellent way to rapidly and compellingly share information on topics of a similar focus from several presenters. At the AASE 2018 National Conference, Lightning Talks will comprise sets of three 10 minute presentations (equivalent to one 30 minute presentation).

Oskar BLEEKER
Frankston Special Developmental School
Creating Cross-Curricular Communicators: Teaching AAC Across the Day
Dr Anna BORTOLI
Learning Visually
Ready to Learn: Baltara Social-emotional Curriculum Toolkit
Dr Matthew CAPP
Brisbane Catholic Education
Differentiation Through Universal Design for Learning
Sally DALEY
Autism Queensland
Stress and the Young Person with ASD
Caitlin LEAN
Department for Education
and Child Development
Interoception Program: Whole school approach to wellbeing
Sarah MULHOLLAND
University of New
South Wales
ADHD and the Classroom: Positive attitudes, positive strategies, positive results
Anthea NAYLOR
Department of Education
and Training Victoria
Video Self Modelling (VSM) to teach self regulation and coping skills using iPads
Lisa RYNASEWYCZ
South Bunbury
Education Support Centre
"Lunch Bunch" and "Play Places": Fostering friendships in shared primary and education support settings
Dr Carol TOCKNELL
Berry Street Victoria
Student Acquisition of Social Skills through Teacher Modelling
Alana WILLIAMS
Catholic Education Western Australia
Transition to Adult Life - Self Auditing Tool for Schools

Poster Displays
The following posters will be on display in the Ground Floor Foyer of the Cairns Convention Centre throughout the duration of the Conference.

Theme: Curriculum as Practice

The Effectiveness of Universal Design for Learning: A Meta-analysis of Literature Between 2013 and 2016
Dr Matthew Capp, Brisbane Catholic Education, QLD

Inclusion in Initial Teacher Education: Eight Years On
Dr Christopher Rayner, University of Tasmania

Principles towards Optimal Reading & Literacy Instruction for At-Risk Readers in Prep to Year 3
Susan Galletly, Central Queensland University and Literacy Plus, QLD

Theme: Social Emotional Learning

Social Emotional Learning: Our Multi-tiered, Individualised Approach
Cathy Allen, South Bunbury Education Support Centre, WA

Managing Student Behaviour and Learning through Alpaca Handling: The Effects on Anxiety and Social Behaviour
Graham Maskiell, Gin Gin State High School, QLD

Positive Learning Team
Elaina Wagaba, Parr Positive Learning Team, NT

Theme: Wellbeing and Resilience

A Special Education School Clinic to Improve the Well-being of Children with Intellectual Disabilities
Jodie Caruana, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, NSW

Resilience in Rwanda
Susan Knapp, Catholic Education Services, NSW

How Meditation Can Enhance Student Well-being - An Observational Study at Ashwood School
Yael Phillips, Ashwood School, VIC

Building Capacity to Keep Students Connected
Megan Jackson, The Canberra Hospital School Roadshow, ACT

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