21-3652-AUT-How to deal with Challenging behaviour and ASD in the classroom - strategies to manage and record - Guest Speaker Dr. David Jordan

21-3652-AUT-How to deal with Challenging behaviour and ASD in the classroom - strategies to manage and record -  Guest Speaker Dr. David Jordan


 How to deal with Challenging behaviour in the classroom and ASD - strategies to manage and record

For Primary and Post-Primary Teachers and SNAs.

This webinar will cover the following:

  • Sensory Processing Issues that can affect up to 90% of autistic children and their impact on classroom behaviour.
  • Understanding Communication issues associated with Autism and how we can adapt a classroom to include children with language limitations.
  • Adapting the curriculum and structuring the classroom environment to help reduce anxiety and inappropriate behaviour.
  • Learn to record data to help find patterns in behaviours and how to use this information to try and limit challenges in the classroom.
  • The importance of inclusion and a positive approach when working with autistic children.

This course is delivered by SEN (Special Educational Needs) Teacher Ms. Libby Conroy (Masters. Ed. Specialising in ASD and SEN). Libby has over 12 years’ experience in this area of education and through this has gathered a wealth of practical, hands on skills that can be adapted to any special needs setting.

Libby is passionate about encouraging an understanding and positive approach to students on the spectrum.

Guest Speaker Dr. David Jordan graduated with a Ph.D. in geology from Trinity College, Dublin in 2008. In 2002, during the early stages of his Ph.D. he was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome.

He helped set up peer a support program for university students with Asperger's Syndrome in collaboration  with Dr. Rita Honan and he founded in 2002 the first social group for adults with Asperger's Syndrome and autism in Ireland. This group continues to meet weekly, on Zoom.  Over 200 people on the autism spectrum have attended over the years.

Dr. Jordan appeared in an RTE TV documentary about Asperger's Syndrome in 2005 and has given several radio interviews. He also presents to parents, teachers and psychologists at conferences several times a year describing his experiences growing up with Asperger's Syndrome.


A link to access the course will be emailed to you prior to the course.

If you wish to cancel your place you can do so by clicking on the cancellation link at the bottom of your booking confirmation email. 

Cancellation Policy:

Please note, the fee for this course is non-refundable. By booking a place you agree to these terms.

Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 19-10-2021 7:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 19-10-2021 9:00 pm
Capacity 100
Available place 47
Cut off date 19-10-2021 3:00 pm
Fee €5.00
Select Hours 2
Speaker Libby Conroy and Dr. David Jordan
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