Disability in the Classroom

2 hours
Self paced
ASK Training Behaviour Support Disability Learning Challenges

Unmet student needs can create a barrier to effective learning. Having an undiagnosed or unsupported disability in the classroom can compound these unmet needs and barriers. This course provides a general overview of the most common disabilities within the school environment. You’ll leave with an understanding of how some disabilities may create and influence unmet needs and how these can impact on how students learn, communicate, and socialise.


*Course price excluding gst

Suitable for:

  • School teachers
  • Education support staff 
  • School leaders
  • Behaviour support practitioners
  • Allied health professionals

What you’ll learn:

Learners will be provided with strategies to support the holistic needs of individual students whilst teaching to the whole group. 

What you’ll gain:

This training provides understanding and practical strategies in supporting young people with disabilities in mainstream and specialist classrooms. 

Ready to turn knowledge into positive action?

Discover a world of transformative Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) training with our engaging and interactive online courses. You’ll learn specialised skills and strategies that you can immediately put into action.

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Meet your presenter

Jenn Colechin (she/ her)

BCBA, Developmental Educator MEd (ABA), MHS (Dis Studs), BEd, BA, SpecCertCrim (Forensic Dis)

Jenn Colechin is a Board-Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA), Specialist Behaviour Support Practitioner, and highly skilled facilitator with over 24 years of experience in complex positive behaviour support.

Jenn’s clinical practice is grounded in evidence-based behavioural science and trauma-informed principles, and she has worked within schools, community, out-of-home care, and family-based settings. She has lived experience as a trauma-affected child and experience being both a kinship carer and a permanent carer.

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