2019 Conference Proceedings

Conference Papers

Matthew White – Harnessing the Power of Good Pedagogy and Motivation to Finally See Adolescents with Learning Difficulties Flourish

Keynote Presentations

Dolly Bhargava – Improving Communication Fundamental to Positive Behaviour Support

Dolly Bhargava – Keys to Student Engagement

Rachel Callander – Life, Love and Awesomeness-The Impact and Implications of Language in the Education System

Dr Jeffrey Thomas – Disability and Disengagement: What Flexible Learning Program Enrolments Reveal About Our About Our Education System

Dr Jeffrey Thomas – Keeping Kids Engaged in the Classroom: Practical Classroom Management Strategies

Nathan Wallis – Engage Your Brain

Conference PowerPoints

Monday, 23rd September 2019

Hayley Adcock and Selina Mayall – Connect. Grow. Engage. Looking at The Implementation of Collaborative & Proactive Solutions Model for Students with Mental Health Disorders to Improve Student Engagement

Assoc Prof Jeanette Berman and Prof Lorraine Graham – Responsive Teaching and Educational Casework for Inclusive Education

Assoc Prof Jeanette Berman and Prof Lorraine Graham – Inclusive Education and Sustainable Learning Project

Kathleen Davey – Secret Agent Society Whole-of-Class Utility Trials

Dr Roselyn Dixon – Transitioning Primary School Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder from a Special Education Setting to a Mainstream Classroom: Successes and Difficulties

Cathy Drummond and Rex Lin – Making Playground Duty Delightful: Increasing Engagement And Learning For Students With Autism By Applying The Autism Queensland School Pedagogy To The Playground Learning Environment

Anita Gardner – High School Teachers’ Experience and Perspectives on Social Emotional Learning in Autistic Adolescents with An Intellectual Disability: A Preliminary Phenomenological Study

Vivienne Gilkes and Jacqui Cashmore – Liberating Education: Visible Differentiation in a Special Education Classroom

Yvonne Harman and Jessie Mole – Reach to Teach – A School-Based Program Using Human Resources to Facilitate Development of Teacher-Student Relationships and Supportive Classroom Communities

Karen Hunt and Stefanie Young – Using Whole School Moderation to Enhance Understanding of the Victorian Curriculum Thereby Improving Student Learning Outcomes

Caitlin Lean and Melanie Leslie – Interoception Program: Whole School Approach to Wellbeing

Dr Steven Newton – Disengaged or Disempowered? Empowering Students to Transform and Engage in Education

Drew Serisier and Trudy Sayers – What Zone Are You In?

Chris Varney – Putting Autistic Interests in Your Instructions (With ‘Quiet Magic’)

Tracey Walker – Inclusion – 10 Considerations for Schools

Tuesday, 24th September 2019

Dr Robyn Bentley-Williams and Dr Therese Barrington – Inclusive Practice in Teacher Education: Differentiation to Support Diverse Learning Needs

Carmel Blake and Patrick Kelly – Using the Three Dimensions of the Australian Curriculum to respond to the Extraordinary Promise and Potential Challenges That Exist in Australian Learning Contexts

Gemma Bosnjak and Grania McCudden – Re-Engaging Anxious Disaffected Students (RADS) Program

Sally Daley – Supporting the Secondary Aged Student Through Assessment Time

Fiona Gillham – Learning Hub: High Quality Educational Pedagogy for Inclusive Learning in a Mainstream Education Setting

Tracey Hanigan – Communication Access for All Students

Dr Sarah Hopkins and Richard O’Donovan – M-Cubed: Money, Meaning and Mathematics

Karen Hunt and Stefanie Young – Utilising the Inquiry Cycle to Improve Student Learning Outcomes in Writing

Sarah Spence and Anthea Naylor – Creating Positive Learning Environments to Maximise Genuine Inclusion Through School-Wide Video Modelling

Dr Natalie Swayn and Sharon Paley – Framework for Reducing and Eliminating Restrictive Practices in Education

Dr Peter Walker – South Australia’s Special School Co-Location Reforms: Inclusion or Illusion?

Mark Watson and Lachie Frewer – Using Collaborative Strategies to Develop Social Competence in Students with Intellectual Disabilities and Complex Behaviours

Leanne Woodley – Building Sustainable Inclusive Practices with The School Wide Integrated Framework for Transformation (SWIFT) Framework

Jennifer Young and Monique Starejko – Making the Shift – A School Wide Approach to Positive Behaviour Intervention Support

Dr Kirsty Young – A Transdisciplinary Approach to Education: Specialised Therapists Embedded in Schools