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ACSA Webinars
Inclusive Education

Cae Ashton, Principal, Yulara School, NT, Australia

Universal supports and the power of social connectedness

Wednesday1 June 20227-8pm AEST

Cae Ashton

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Universal supports provide the best possible conditions to progressively develop a mindset in which staff and students are successful. Consistent language is paramount to promote and nurture a school culture that values and supports relationships and diversity. The International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) (WHO, 2001) defines participation as involvement in life situations affecting health and wellbeing. The child and youth version of ICF (ICF-CY) (WHO, 2007) provides an holistic perspective of barriers and facilitators for child functioning and engagement.
Cae will explore the interplay between the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Framework, restorative practice and differentiated support for teachers and learners to become thoughtful, engaged and socially connected.

AITSL Standards Addressed:
Standard 1: Know students and how they learn
1.5 Differentiate teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities
1.6 Strategies to support full participation of students with disability
Standard 4: Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
4.1 Support student participation
4.3 Manage challenging behaviour
4.4 Maintain student safety

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Registrations for this webinar will close at 2:00pm on the day of the webinar. Please ensure you have registered by then.