Deepen your understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder and learn about the intervention services available, in particular, behavioural intervention options. These professional development workshops are led by our Senior Practitioner, Laura Lane, a renowned specialist in Autism and Specialist Behaviour Support. Parents, carers, educators, support workers and anyone interested in learning about behaviour management with regards to Autism will benefit from this session.
Understanding Behaviours in Autism
An expanded and more detailed presentation of the ‘What is Autism? An Overview’ introductory workshop. You will be provided with key information that will further your knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder, as well as your understanding of behaviour.
What is Autism?
- Early signs
- The spectrum
- DSM5 and Autism
- Intervention services available
- Defining maladaptive behaviour
- Functions of behaviour
- How we can help
- How behaviour intervention works
Laura has been working within the field of Specialist Behaviour Support for over 5 years. She holds a Bachelor of Psychological Science obtained at the University of Adelaide, as well as a Master in Education (Special Education) majoring in Autism Spectrum Disorder from Flinders University.
Laura’s main interests within the field include Functional Communication Training, development of Positive Behaviour Support plans and providing support within an educational setting. The best part about her role is getting to share in the wins (big and small) with families and seeing the positive outcomes Behaviour Support can provide.