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Next Event | Sep 01

Facilitating the Development of Theory of Mind Webinar

​​​​​VDEI will be hosting Dr Stacey Tucci's once-off webinar about Theory of Mind. Dr Tucci will present her research and also an evidence-based intervention to improve Theory of Mind in children who are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH). She designed this intervention with Susan Easterbrooks and Amy Lederberg at Georgia State University.Theory of Min...
Events Calendar
calendarSep 06
Special Free Twilight Session - Findings from the 2015 VDEI Open Sector Research Grant
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​VDEI Open Sector Research Grant Findings - Creating a Sound Start to Literacy - Creating a Sound Start to Literacy: How Tablet-Based Intervention Can Improve Phonological Awareness Skills of Pre-Schoolers&#...
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calendarSep 08
Assessments, Analysis and Interventions for Pragmatic Skills
​​​​VDEI are pleased to be hosting a one day workshop on Assessments, Analysis and Interventions for Pragmatic Skills in September. The presenters will be Associate Professor Dianne Toe and Dr Louise Paatsch from Deakin University.Students who are d...
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calendarOct 06
Educational Audiology - Increasing Teacher Capacity for Improving Access to Assistive Educational Technology
​​​​​​​VDEI are delighted to provide up-skilling for educational audiology in 2016. Dr Susan Dillmuth-Miller, former president of the Educational Audiology Association in the USA, will host these asynchronous webinars.Many students who are deaf or h...
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calendarOct 13
Helping Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing Navigate Teenage Years
​​Research has shown that young people who are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH) are more prone to isolation, depression, self-harm, substance abuse, and behavioural issues than are people without a disability. Many students who are DHH have difficulty ...
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School Wide Positive Behaviour Support - Professional Learning 2016
calendarSep 06
Bullying Prevention Within An SWPBS Framework
​​The Department of Education and Training, in collaboration with Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE), are delivering professional learning sessions to continue to support schools who have previously undertaken training in School Wide Posi...
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calendarOct 14
School Wide Positive Behaviour Support - Functional Assessment Using the Prevent-Teach-Reinforce Model
​​​​This session on interventions will introduce participants to a model of functional behaviour assessment called Prevent-Teach-Reinforce. This model uses a team-based, collaborative approach to developing behaviour support plans for students who r...
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calendarOct 17
School Wide Positive Behaviour Support - Efficient, Data-Driven SWPBS Meeting
​​Multiple members of school-based SWPBS teams are invited to attend this session to learn more about how they could improve their Tier 1, 2 and 3 team meetings by using data-based decision-making.  Attendees are requested to bring an example o...
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calendarOct 18
School Wide Positive Behaviour Support-Efficient, Data-Driven SWPBS Meetings
​​​​Multiple members of school-based SWPBS teams are invited to attend this session to learn more about how they could improve their Tier 1, 2 and 3 team meetings by using data-based decision-making.  Attendees are requested to bring an example...
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calendarOct 24
Tiered Responses to School Refusal-Using Wraparound Interventions
​The Tiered Responses to School Refusal session will explore the types and causes of school refusal and how schools can use a Response to Intervention approach to support students who may be at-risk of, or who are school refusing. A continuum of sup...
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calendarJun 24
VDEI Term Two Newsletter
The Victorian Deaf Education Institute was established, inpart, to monitor and improve outcomes for students who are deaf or hard of hearing (D/HH). Research is a valuable method of understanding best educational practice for teachers and students ... read more
calendarJun 02
Online Literacy Lecture Series
​VDEI is currently developing an online lecture series titled: Literacy development for students who are deaf or hard of hearing who use spoken language. The online literacy program supports the Education State initiatives, particularly the Fram... read more
calendarApr 11
Professional learning to support inclusive teaching
​​​​​​​​​​​Professional Learning to Support Inclusive Teaching Inclusive teaching acknowledges the classroom reality of diversity by providing multiple ways for children and young people to access content and demonstrate the... read more
calendarNov 23
Professional Learning 2016 Snapshot
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​The 2016 Professional learning 2016 snapshot is available. The program covers a vast range of topics, including: transition early intervention the Auslan Development Checklist theory of mind and education audiology. Downloadable versions can b... read more
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​​​​Findings from the 2015 VDEI Open Sector Research Grant will be presented at this special twilight event on Tuesday 6 September 2016 at VDEI. Creating a Sound Start to Literacy: Creating a Sound Start to Literacy: How Tablet-Based Intervention Can Improve Phonological Awareness Skills of Pre-Schoolers who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing?​Dr Megan Gilliver and Research Speech Pathologist Jodie Belshaw from Australian Hearing Services, research division, National Acoust...