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Practice strategies for working with children with disability
This webinar will explore practice approaches to help support children living with disability’s agency, and identify and encourage families’ strengths, interests and preferences. Panellists will discuss strategies that apply child-centred, family and communication-focused practice to support children living with disability.
Learning Outcomes
  • Discuss the values and strategies involved in child-centred, family and communication-focused practice to support children with disability.
  • Outline the skills needed to help children with disability engage in conversations about their needs, interests and goals.
  • Identify how to help children and their family develop and maintain strong and nurturing connections through family-focused approaches.
  • Discuss how to help children express their hopes, values, concerns and preferences through communication-focused approaches.

Panel List

  • Bec Edser (SA – Child and family partner)
  • Dr Erin Bulluss (SA – Clinical Psychologist)
  • Kate Headley (NSW - Speech Pathologist)
And Jacquie Lee (SA – Communications Officer at Emerging Minds)


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