Facilitating Language & Play for Children with Autism
5 October | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and children that have social communication difficulties need additional support to interact, play, understand and socialise with others.
This two hour training session can help you to understand more about working with these children and their parents to improve social communication skills.
Practical tips and activities will help you to focus on children that you have in mind, whilst providing time to discuss strategies and work out how to best apply them in your classroom.
- Preverbal and emerging verbal communication
- Strategies for social communication, play and group time
- Where to get more support
Nimi Goh – Speech-Language Pathologist MSpeechPath (Curtin), CPSP Growing Early Minds
Nimi is a speech-language pathologist in the Growing Early Minds team. Nimi is passionate about supporting and empowering children and their families.
Nimi enjoys working in a range of areas, including language, speech, multimodal communication, literacy, play skills, and social skills. Nimi has a special interest and experience working with children with a range of presentations, such as developmental delay, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and intellectual disability. Nimi is able to speak English, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Bahasa/Malay.
Nimi is trained in Hanen More Than Words, Hanen It Takes Two to Talk, Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding.
During her spare time, Nimi enjoys musicals, trekking in nature, and spending time with family and friends.