Trevor Clark | National Director, Aspect Research & Senior Education Consultant
Autism Spectrum Australia

Trevor Clark, National Director, Aspect Research & Senior Education Consultant, Autism Spectrum Australia

Trevor is a special educator and researcher who has over 30 years of experience in the field of autism research and education. His PhD in autism involved the development and trial of a differentiated educational curriculum designed to make functional use of the savant skills of students on the spectrum who are twice-exceptional (2e) - gifted with a disability. He currently leads the Aspect Research program and is the senior consultant to the Aspect Education program. Trevor presents nationally and internationally on education and autism. He is co-author of A Practical Guide for Teachers of Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in Secondary Education (2012, Jessica Kingsley) and author of Exploring Giftedness and Autism – A study of a differentiated program for autistic savants (2016, Routledge). He recently co-authored a chapter on twice-exceptional students on the autism spectrum, in Exploring Gifted Education: Australia and New Zealand Perspectives (2017, Routledge). He is the past President of the Australasian Society for Autism Research (ASfAR) and is a member of the 2018 Executive Committee.

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Day 2 @ 11:30

A change in focus – utilising the strengths and abilities of twice-exceptional (2e) students in educational programs to improve post-school outcomes

  • An operational definition of twice-exceptionality (2e)
  • The exceptional abilities of students on the autism spectrum
  • Explore research-based strategies for assessment and development
last published: 08/Nov/18 02:25 GMT

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