12th AWWA Inclusion Experts Series – 19 November 2022


Calling all educators, practitioners and caregivers! The third and final AWWA Inclusion Experts Series webinar of the year will be taking place on 19 November 2022, Saturday, 10am – 12.30pm via Zoom. Registration for the free webinar is now open.

The session will feature keynote speaker, Ms Sylvana Mahmic, Chief Executive Officer of Plumtree, Australia, who will be touching on the topic of “Successful Inclusion of Children with Disabilities: Getting Families Collaboration-Ready and Why That Matters”.

Session Outcomes:

  • Become more comfortable engaging families of children with developmental delays and disabilities, and see them as a resource to the journey towards inclusion.
  • Be inspired to see that children and families can be involved in a partnership to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Hear recommendations on how professionals can engage families in family-centric ways.

About the Keynote Speaker:
Ms Sylvana Mahmic
Chief Executive Officer
Plumtree, Australia

Sylvana is the CEO of Plumtree in Australia with 28 years of experience in the Australian early childhood intervention field. She has served on over 15 reference and advisory groups in addition to five Ministerial appointments, including membership in the NDIA Independent Advisory Council. Sylvana’s particular area of expertise is in developing family and peer-led approaches. She is the co-creator of the Now and Next programme and promotes the child’s voice and capacity-building approaches for families.

Kindly spread the word about the webinar to your fellow educators, practitioners, caregivers or to anyone who you believe may benefit from and enjoy the session. See you then!

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