Master of Autism (Education) & Diploma of Health Science (Nutrition)
Developmental Educator, Autism & Neurodiversity Consultant, Adult ADHD Coach, Employment Training, Author, Presenter.
Developing individualised learning strategies, tools and supports with positive outcomes for Neurodivergent people.
Barb is a Developmental Educator (DE) and Autism and Neurodiversity Consultant for neurodivergent teens and adults (autism, ADHD and dyslexia). As a Developmental Educator, Barb focuses on developing individualised learning strategies, tools and supports with positive outcomes for neurodivergent individuals across the lifespan.
Training and tailored consulting delivered by NeuroEmploy provides essential knowledge on being a neurodiversity inclusive workplace, how to support neurodivergent employees and how to re-evaluate workplace design, policies and practices for all staff. Webinars, workshops and facilitated programs for neurodivergent people and staff have been designed by leading authorities in neurodivergent conditions and are delivered by neurodivergent people.
Developmental Educators are highly skilled multi-disciplinary disability specialists with passion and expertise in fostering the skills, independence and quality of life of individuals with developmental and/or acquired disabilities. They have a practical approach and work holistically across the life span to address issues which may affect the function, independence and social inclusion of individuals with disability, their families and carers.
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Join Barb Cook, Nicole Rogerson and Dr James Best with Hireup for a two part series on Autism and the NDIS. This session is on first time autism diagnosis and where to find the right information. Length 58:07:00 Date 10 November 2021 About this recording: Have you/your child recently received an autism diagnosis and you’re
WATCH BELOW In conversation with Barb Cook. Austism – Autism Awareness Australia, Brisbane State Library, Qld, Australia. 23rd March 2021 Duration: 29 minutes 48 seconds
Autistic people often mask and camouflage as they feel uncomfortable about showing their true selves, or, to avoid standing out in the crowd. This occurs due to a lack of understanding and acceptance of difference within society, and the autistic person feeling they must hide who they really are, in fear of being seen as