‘Getting Started’ Books & DVD Resources

Available for download, the booklet and DVD ‘GETTING STARTED!!! Using Visual Systems to Promote Communication’. These resources were produced with funding received by School for Parents from the Non Government Centre Support for Non School Organisations of Western Australia.

The booklet has been written for parents and discusses a range of visual systems they can use at home to develop their child’s communication skills. Along with the booklet is a DVD which demonstrates the use of the visual systems discussed in the booklet. Although this resource is for parents it will also be useful for early childhood educators, child care staff, teachers, therapists etc.

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‘GETTING STARTED!!! Using Visual Systems to Promote Play’ by Dolly Bhargava. This is the second part in the Getting Started Series. This booklet was produced with funding received by School for Parents from the Non Government Centre Support for Non School Organisations of Western Australia.

This booklet was developed by Dolly Bhargava, Disability Specialist Speech Pathologist in conjunction with the students and staff at Carson Street School. This practical resource booklet has been written for parents and discusses a range of visual systems and strategies that can be used at home to develop your child’s play skills. Accompanying the booklet is a DVD which demonstrates the use of the discussed strategies with children with disabilities. This resource is both informative and user-friendly and its organisation allows you to ‘dip’ in and out of sections according to your needs. Although this resource is for parents it will also be useful for early childhood educators, child care staff, teachers, therapists etc

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View the accompanying DVD below:


 


GETTING STARTED: Balanced Timetable the Key to Student Engagement Non-Government Centre Support for Non-School Organizations of Western Australia. It is the seventh resource in the Getting Started Series!!!. Dolly Bhargava has developed this resource in collaboration with the teaching staff and children at School for Parents and Carolyn McMurtrie from Auzzie Notes (graphic artist).  The resource which consists of a book and App for iPad has been developed for parents, educators and professionals who support students who are at risk of disengaging or have disengaged from school.

The Balanced Class Time App is for the iPad and can be purchased on the iTunes App Store https://itunes.apple.com/app/balanced-class-time/id935563742?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D8.  All proceeds from the purchase of the App will go to School for Parents (a not for profit organization).  This user friendly app will guide you step by step on how to set up a balanced timetable for your student.

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GETTING STARTED!!! Supporting and guiding communication development of students who are pre-intentional and intentional communicators has been produced with funding received by School for Parents from the non-Government Centre Support for Non-School Organisations of Western Australia.  It is the eighth booklet in the GETTING STARTED! series.  This practical aims to educate, enable and empower educators with information about the needs of their student with profound Intellectual disability and suggest proactive ways to promote communication skill development within the classroom.

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View the accompanying DVD below:

 


GETTING STARTED!!! Developing a Positive Identity – Using visual strategies to support and guide the development of a positive sense of identity in students with intellectual disabilities has been produced with funding received by School for Parents from the non-Government Centre Support for Non-School Organisations of Western Australia.  It is the ninth booklet in the GETTING STARTED! series.  This practical resource aims to educate, enable and empower educators with information about actively supporting students with disabilities develop and maintain a positive sense of identity, so that they can reach their full potential. 

View the accompanying DVD below to view  strategies for  supporting and guiding the development of a positive sense of identity in the classroom.

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GETTING STARTED!!! Promoting participation in everyday home activities to encourage learning and development in children with development disability has been produced with funding received by School for Parents from the non-Government Centre Support for Non-School Organisations of Western Australia. 

It is the tenth booklet in the GETTING STARTED! series.  This practical aims to educate, enable and empower educators with information about the needs of their student with profound intellectual disability and suggest proactive ways to promote communication skill development within the classroom.

This resource has been developed by Dolly Bhargava (Speech Pathologist with Masters in Special Education). To learn about her resources please visit www.behaviourzen.com

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View the accompanying DVD below:

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