In this newsletter, we’ve featured some great work by our SENIA Youth chapter, highlighted another World changer, and announced some exciting developments by our local chapters. We also shared how this year’s conference will offer the chance to earn university credit, great group rates, and an opportunity to participate in our first job fair. Then, make sure you read to the end for an exciting announcement about our in-person conference in Bonn, Germany coming up in the spring.
Leah Kuypers, the creator of the Zones of Regulation curriculum which has been enthusiastically received by educators, therapists and parents around the world
Announcing Our Fall Theme…
Teaming LEAVES all feeling supported!
Every student has a team: teachers, specialists, para-professionals, administrators, outside providers, parents and other adult advocates. We all support each other with the goal ofÂ inclusion for every child.
From now through December, SENIA Europe will be sharing research, models, and stories all focused on teaming. Some of this will be curated research. It will also include our popular 10-minute interviews, now with digital Q&A! Upcoming topics include:
Team teaching in the IB classroomÂ
True collaboration with paraprofessionalsÂ
Involving parents as active team members
Team benefits of including outside professionalsÂ
Articles, videos and more will be available in the following places:
On todayâ€™s podcast, host Lori Boll speaks with Michelle Garcia Winner, the creator and founder of Social Thinking and a globally recognized thought leader, author, speaker, and social-cognitive therapist.
Laura is an educator and leader who believes that our questions inform our learning journey. And this belief inspired her to hold a watch party at her school last year.
Raji is currently working the Special Educational Needs Teacher at Shen Wai International School in Shenzhen. She has a Masters in Special Education from the University of Southern Queensland. She has been trained in various methods of multi-sensory remedial intervention to support the learning of students. Raji is passionate about teaching students with Dyslexia and is an advocate in supporting students with this specific learning need.
Prior to arriving in China starting from this academic year, Raji has been living in Singapore for the past 33 years and has been working with children with learning needs for over 20 years. She has worked with the Dyslexia Association of Singapore as an Educational Therapist and in various international schools in Singapore as a learning support teacher.
When not working, Raji is interested in keeping herself physically and mentally fit with yoga and exercise. Her interests are cooking, badminton, hiking, and reading.