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Get ready to learn! Interoception and self-regulation

Interoception (mindful body awareness) refers to the perception, recognition and understanding of the internal physical states. These body signals can be understood as emotions and/or feelings which can then be responded to. Self-regulation is the ability to moderate or control emotions and actions in order to function ...

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Starting school: autism

This website provides a series of practical ideas and resources for educators of students on the autism spectrum (diagnosed and undiagnosed) as they prepare for and settle into the first year of primary school. This strengths-based collection of resources was co-designed with autistic individuals, subject matter experts, ...

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Assess your classroom environment

Not every classroom is specifically designed to respond to the needs of all students. Using this interactive questionnaire, audit a classroom environment and create a task list of simple changes that can be made to create a more space inclusive for neurodivergent students.

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Brain break bops

Brain break bops are interoception activities(mindful body awareness activities) for pre-school and early primary school students. Building interoceptive awareness (feeling more connected with your body and your bodily signals) requires students to actively notice changes in their body state. This series of two-minute animated ...

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How are you feeling? – Early Stage 1

This unit was written for students in Early Stage 1 with autism spectrum disorder and/or moderate intellectual disability (IO/AU). The unit was created, trialled and peer reviewed as part of a professional development program in inquiry-based learning for primary and secondary school teachers. The professional development ...

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Planes, Trains and Autism

This 7 minute video segment from Catalyst explains how science has been applied to helping to deal with behaviours associated with Asperger's syndrome.