Join our upcoming Positive Behaviour Support workshop!
This session is hosted by Belinda Webb, a Special Education Teacher and Behaviour consultant who is passionate about assisting families.
This event is for families of people with Down syndrome
Date: Tuesday 21 September
Time: 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm (VIC)
This is an online event event which will take place on Zoom. You will receive the Zoom details upon registration.
About the event
This workshop is for families of people with Down syndrome. It is a free event.
Positive behaviour support is an evidenced based approach that aims to address behaviours of concern. It is an approach that is person centred with the aim of improving communication, social, emotional and behavioural outcomes for individuals
The session will include:
- What is Positive Behaviour Support?
- How to create effective rhythms and routines in your home
- How to set up positive behaviour structures and supports
- The difference between teaching positive behaviours as opposed to focussing on negative behaviours
- Practical strategies to begin to introduce elements of positive behaviour support
You can also listen to an interview with Belinda Webb on the DSV Podcast before the session here.
To register, please visit our online registration page.
Belinda Webb is a Special Education Teacher and Behaviour consultant who is passionate about assisting families with children’s challenging behaviours. She has over 15 years’ experience working with a range of children across all ability levels, including children with ASD, developmental delay and intellectual disability from ages 2- 20. Belinda also lectures, pre-service teachers at Victoria University in working with students with disabilities. Belinda fosters a positive approach to assisting families to make positive change with the children in their lives.
Sonia is a social worker and a parent of a child with Down syndrome. She has worked with services in the disability sector, mental health and community based prenatal services. In 2016 Sonia worked as a MyTime Facilitator for DSV and thoroughly enjoyed her time facilitating the group, providing her with a great opportunity to gain understanding and knowledge in many areas relating to families who have or who are caring for children who have Down syndrome.