The Power and Progress of a Health-Education Partnership - a 20 year celebration

 

Conference proceedings: click here (PDF 2 MB)

 

10th September 2015

 

Keynote Address: What does research tell us about inclusion? Results from meta analysis.
Dr Thomas Scruggs, Professor Emeritus, Special Education, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

 

The case for a transition model to bridge health, education and psychology for school-age children with chronic health conditions.
Dr Jeff Bailey, Professor, Deputy Head, School of Education, University of New England

 

Creating language-friendly classrooms: Let’s collaborate!
Dr Julia Starling, Speech-Language Pathologist , The University of Sydney, and Lane Cove Speech-Language-Learning Centre

 

Strategies for promoting expository writing skills for students with learning and behavioural difficulties.
Dr Margo Mastropieri , Professor Emerita, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia


Working memory and Reading Difficulties: What's the relationship?
Dr Erin Banales, Clinic Coordinator, Macquarie Cognition Clinic for Reading (primary) Associate Investigator,

ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders

 

Advances in our understanding and treatment of cognitive impairments associated with childhood health conditions.
Dr Belinda Barton, Department Head, CHERI

 

Who is the child? How developmental medicine and education collaborate to promote success.
Dr Paul Hutchins, Staff Specialist Child Development Unit, The Sydney Children’s Hospital Network and

Honorary Senior Paediatric Consultant, CHERI

 

11th September 2015

 

Keynote Address: Teaching students with special learning needs: Lessons learned from 30 years of research.
Dr Margo Mastropieri , Professor Emerita, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

 

Puberty hormones and adolescent behaviour – what do we really know?
Professor Kate Steinbeck Medical Foundation Chair in Adolescent Medicine at University of Sydney Professor,

Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead Clinical Academic,

Department of Adolescent Medicine, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead

 

Recognising the red flags: Choosing effective interventions.
Associate Professor Jennifer Stephenson, Macquarie University Special Education Centre

 

Improve memory for school learning with mnemonic instruction.
Dr Thomas Scruggs, Professor Emeritus, Special Education, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

Txt msg language: Is it spoiling children’s spelling?
Dr Nenagh Kemp, Senior Lecturer in Psychology (School of Medicine), University of Tasmania