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Educator: School and Kinder consultations

Trish and Georgia conduct consultations with school staff via telehealth to support Yellow Door kids in their school or kinder environment, and to support their educators. Onsite whole staff training is also available upon request. Trish and Georgia are passionate about facilitating integration through a neuro diversity affirming approach of not only supporting the child to thrive but also to support the adaptations or accommodations in the environment and the school staff.

Most frequently asked for topics include:

  • ·        neurodiversity affirming approaches- what are they?

  • ·        social communication strategies

  • ·        trauma informed emotional regulation techniques to enhance engagement, integration and learning. 

  • ·        Anxiety how to support children who struggle with transitions or unpredictability

  • ·        executive functioning and processing differences

  • ·        Helping the child to navigate the playground

  • ·        Setting up the environment in the classroom to private sensory safety

  • ·        Setting up the playground to have quiet spaces

  • ·        providing sensory spaces and calm down corners relevant to the individual child

  • ·        sensory toolboxes available to the child

  • ·        strategies for meltdowns and shutdowns- what’s the difference/ whats happening neurobiologically

  • ·        supporting peer interactions

  • ·        sensory safety

  • ·        neurodiversity affirming routines

  • ·        how to support a child to use their communication style

  • ·        supporting children to build peer relationships

  • ·        club ideas for lunchtime

  • ·        using groupwork to support partnerships

  • ·        how to support a child to engage in learning (high interest) ideas+ strategies)

  • ·        how to support a child to come to school/separate from parent/carer


All children want to learn. All children do their best when they can.  What is the child communicating through their behaviour?  What are the strategies to best help THIS child, at THIS time? What does this child need?

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