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CANCELLED – Keys of Life Professional Development Long Course (Sep.2020)

28 September @ 10:00 am - 1 October @ 4:00 pm AEST

$250 – $750

Teacher Training Course

Dates: 28 September to 1 October, 2020
Time: 10 – 4 each day
Tickets: Limited to 10 places only
Each day will feature a lecture, observation of teaching, activities, discussions and, of course, the highlight of the day — a concert by Daphne’s wonderful students.
Two 2-hour lectures will be sent out in advance on video for teachers to watch.


Prerequisites for the course

To undertake this course, it will be necessary for the teacher to:

  1. have completed at least Primary Suzuki training and gained accreditation in one instrument preferably piano or
  2. be training or have completed a postgraduate course in music therapy and be a competent pianist or
  3. be a training or qualified music teacher with an interest in teaching children with special needs and be a competent pianist or instrumentalist AND
  4. have a current “Working With Children” permit and a police check.


Outline of lectures

Session 1

  • Music and the Brain
  • Introduction to child psychology

 Session 2

  • Clinical features of Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Physical limitations
  • Visual impairment
  • Cerebral palsy

Session 3

  • Using aspects of the Suzuki Method to teach special-needs children

Session 4

  • General teaching strategies
  • Intellectual impairment
  • Elevated levels of stress in the child
  • Dealing with behavioural problems

Session 5

  • Revision of Neuroplasticity
  • Physical impairment of hand and body control
  • Exercises to improve hand and body control


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28 September @ 10:00 am AEST
1 October @ 4:00 pm AEST
$250 – $750
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Daphne’s Studio
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Bulleen, VIC 3105 Australia
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