Early Interventions Symposium Workshops

Early Interventions Symposium Workshops

Please pick your workshops and put the number of the workshop on your registation form at the various time slots

Program

11:30am workshops

#1 Facilitating inclusion in early childhood through the use of key word sign
Dr Kathy Cologon,
Institute of Early Childhood, Macquarie University

#2 Using iPads in childcare
Associate Professor Jennifer Stephenson
, Macquarie University Special Education Centre & Ms Megan Cooper, STaR Association

#3 Transition of children with disabilities into early childhood education and care centres
Dr Jane Warren
, University of Wollongong

#4 Making decisions about which interventions to use
Dr Sarah Carlon
, Macquarie University Special Education Centre - Powerpoint presentation

12:00pm workshops

#5 A social relational approach to the inclusion of children who experience disability in early childhood education
Ms Meike Mackenzie
, Engaging Interventions, Dr Kathy Cologon, Institute of Early Childhood, Macquarie University. Acknowledgement to Dr Marianne Fenech

#6 Early childhood intervention services and the NDIS: Challenges and opportunities
Dr Tim Moore
, Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Community Child Health and Murdoch Children's Research Institute at the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne.

#7 Changing the way we think about early intervention
Ms Isla Chaney
and Ms Roslyn Bailey, Lifestart's Clinical Practice Outreach and Support Service (Illawarra/Shoalhaven). - Powerpoint presentation

#8 Cross-cultural issues in early intervention
Dr Kathleen Tait
, Macquarie University Special Education Centre - Powerpoint presentation

12:30pm workshops

#9 Does an individualised intervention program post completion of "It Takes Two to Talk®- The Hanen Program® for Parents" make a continued difference to child and family interactions and their child's communication development?
Ms Lilly Wicks
, Lifestart Early Intervention, Sydney, Dr Kathy Cologon, Institute of Early Childhood, Macquarie University

#10 Music in early intervention: Participating in the musical life of childhood
Dr Amanda Niland
, Institute of Early Childhood, Macquarie University & Plumtree Early Childhood Intervention, Marrickville

#11 Engagement and embedded intervention
Dr Jane Warren,
University of Wollongong and Ms Caitlin Townsend, Jamberoo Preschool Powerpoint Presentation

#12 STaR: A model of support for children with disabilities in inclusive childcare
Dr Coral Kemp
Macquarie University Special Education Centre, and Mrs Dawn Chadwick, STaR Foundation - Powerpoint presentation

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