Understanding our Peers: Promoting Authentic Social Inclusion

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Understanding our Peers: Promoting Authentic Social Inclusion

How educators in community-based preschools can support children to understand and respond positively to developmental and behavioural differences in their peers.

Presented by Professor Mitchell Byrne, School of Psychology, University of Wollongong and Toni Byrne, Early Childhood Teacher.

Learn about:

  • Research findings on the importance of talking to preschoolers about developmental and behavioural differences.
  • How preschool educators can promote children's understanding and friendship with neuro-diverse peers.
  • Resources for educators to use with children to prompt discussion and understanding.
  • How to align these strategies with EYLF and implement them in your preschool.

Please note that this event is open only to educators from community-based preschools.


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