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.

Invited Speaker:
Dr Kay AYRE

University of Southern Queensland
Survival of the Nurtured: Teaching Students with Reactive Attachment Disorder
Dr Anna BORTOLI
Learning Visually
Ready to Learn: Baltara Social-emotional Curriculum Toolkit
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

A Special Education School Clinic to Improve the Well-being of Children with Intellectual Disabilities

Jodie CARUANA
The Children's Hospital
at Westmead

Dr Tracey CHAMLIN
University of Southern Queensland
Dr Therese CUMMING
University of New South Wales

Dr Therese CUMMING
University of New South Wales

Sally DALEY
Autism Queensland
Stress and the Young Person with ASD
Invited Speaker:
Department of Education and Training Representative
QLD Department of Education and Training Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy - Students, Staff, Parents & Community
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
Sarah ELLEN
Department of Education and Training Victoria
Dr Susan GALLETLY
Central Queensland University and Literacy Plus
Dr Susan GALLETLY
Central Queensland University and Literacy Plus
Principles towards Optimal Reading & Literacy Instruction for At-Risk Readers in Prep to Year 3
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
Caitlin LEAN
Department for Education
and Child Development
Interoception Program: Whole school approach to wellbeing
Noelene MASON
Malibu School
Dr Lisa MCKAY-BROWN University of Melbourne
Fiona MOORE
I Can Network
Kia MORTON
Department of Education and Training
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
Dr Sue O'NEILL
University of New South Wales
Rebecca PANAGOPOULOS
Newington College
Daniel PETRO
Behavioural Resources Australia
Yael PHILLIPS
Ashwood School
How meditation can enhance student well-being - An observational Study at Ashwood School
Jacqueline REID
Catholic Education
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

Lightning 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).

Megan JACKSON
The Canberra Hospital School Roadshow
Dr Christopher RAYNER
University of Tasmania

Elaina WAGABA
PaRR Positive Learning Team

Alana WILLIAMS
Catholic Education Western Australia

Workshop

Professor Stephen N. ELLIOTT
Arizona State University
Using the SSIS SEL Intervention Program to Teach and Evaluate Students Self-Management and Relationship Skills

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

Theme: Curriculum as Practice
Creating Cross-Curricular Communicators: Teaching AAC Across the Day
Oskar Bleeker, Frankston Special Developmental School

Theme: Social Emotional Learning

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
How Meditation Can Enhance Student Well-being - An Observational Study at Ashwood School
Yael Phillips, Ashwood School, VIC
How to Mitigate Misdiagnosis Using Additional Alternative Asessment Methods to Inform Interventions
Jeanette Liaw, Hils Learning, ML

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