Free Autism Spectrum workshop in Taree

Event date: 20 July 2016 , Comments

Parents, carers and professionals are invited to join us for this free workshop that will build their understanding of people on the autism spectrum.

Topics covered will include:

  • Understanding Autism; different not less
  • Sensory processing and occupational therapy
  • Tips and tricks for fussy eating

About the presenters

Katelynd Turner has worked in the disability sector for 13 years in both the government and non-government sectors. She is a speech pathologist with particular interest in behaviour support. Katelynd has worked individually with people with disability as well as working with those who are supporting people with disability. She has also volunteered for an Autism school in China through AusAid. Katelynd joined Northcott at the beginning of this year as a Senior Practitioner in the person centred behaviour support service.

Angelina Josevska is a Speech Pathologist who works for Northcott in North Parramatta. Angelina has more than eight years experience working with children and adults with varying communication, intellectual, behavioural, and dysphagia needs. Angelina is also the Dysphagia Clinical Specialist across Northcott Therapy and comes with international experience, working in London for almost four years in a variety of speech pathology roles. She has worked in a range of settings including the disability sector, schools, homes, community health, outpatient rehab, and mental health.  She has a particular interest in dysphagia and upskilling families, carers, and other staff.

Monique Beutum is an occupational therapist who works for Northcott in North Parramatta office. Monique has more than four years experience working with children and adults with varying physical, intellectual, cognitive and behavioural needs. She has experience working in a range of settings including hospitals, schools and family’s homes.  She has a particular interest in cognition and skill acquisition, and has had her work published in an international journal. Monique has also taken up a teaching role at a university in the area of disability.


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