Autism Inclusion in Sport, Recreation and Physical Education Live Webinar Series 2020

Join Special Olympics Australia for a free live webinar series and learn practical strategies to include people with autism in your sport, physical education or recreation programs.

You'll be able to engage directly with experts and people with lived experience of autism and increase your toolkit of knowledge, resources and practical applications to improve your confidence in delivering inclusive programming.

This series of webinars are for sport coaches, administrators, teachers, educators, students, disability support workers and any front line delivers of sport, recreation and PE who want to be more inclusive in their practice, especially with people with autism.

Delivered in partnership with Sport and Recreation Victoria (SRV), the series of six webinars will extend the online training module, "An Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder", provided via Special Olympics Australia’s dedicated online learning platform, SOA Learn.

This webinar series includes:

  • Understanding Autism
  • Getting To Know Your Participants
  • Communication and Inclusive Practice
  • Sensory Sensitivities and Regulation
  • Creating an Inclusive Program and Environment
  • Inclusive Practice for PE Teachers and Schools

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Webinar #6: Inclusive Practice for PE Teachers and Schools
Presented by:
- Robyn Gouldin (HPE Teacher, Sunshine Special Developmental Schoo)
- Elise Muller (Athlete, Autism Activist and Founder of Active Support)
- Professor Nicole Rinehart and Doctor Ana Mantilla (Deakin University’s AllPlay)
- John Doherty (PE Teacher and Founder of Girton Grammar’s ‘A Sporting Chance Program’)
- Joshua Cox (Chief of Research, Disability Sports Victoria)
Date: Wednesday 9 September 2020 | Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm AEST

This webinar will focus on practical strategies and tools for Physical Education teachers and schools to support their students with autism. The presenters will also explore some evidenced-based approaches and provide resources and further professional development opportunities. Sport and recreation providers are encouraged to also register to better understand complimentary approaches within Education.

Places are limited. BOOK NOW (via Eventbrite)

Download a PDF flyer of this webinar here.

For further details contact Sarah Wheadon |

If you’ve missed out or would like to refresh on any earlier webinars, you can access all webinars, resources, and certificates of learning by logging into our online learning platform, SOA Learn