Neurodiversity in early childhood education

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Neurodiversity in early childhood education

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Research reviews

An introduction to neurodiversity and neurodivergence

An explanation of the concept of neurodiversity as a strengths-based approach to learning differences, and an introduction to some of the different forms of neurodiversity.

Supporting children with sensory processing differences in early childhood

An introduction to understanding sensory processing differences and what they mean for young children.

Webinars

Autism and culturally responsive practice

COMING UP: TBC
Dr Jessica Tupou (Victoria University Wellington) will share insights from her ongoing research into supporting autistic children and the importance of taking a culturally responsive approach

Creating a culture of inclusion in early childhood settings

COMING UP: 7.30PM WEDNESDAY MARCH 27
Dr Kate McAnelly will share her research into disability and inclusion, and how early childhood centres can create a culture of inclusion that supports the wellbeing, learning, and engagement of all children

Understanding Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

COMING UP: 7.30PM THURSDAY MARCH 14
Kim Milne (principal advisor at FASD-CAN) discusses what FASD is, how it affects children and adolescents and what teachers and schools can do to support students with FASD

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