Autism Awareness 2018 Radio Interview - ABC Wide Bay


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Mackay Autism Sensory Detective Workshop from Nelle Frances on Vimeo.
Channel 7 News coverage in Mackay 8 June 2017

Autism Sensory Workshop on TV from Nelle Frances on Vimeo.

WIN News coverage at Rockhampton 20 April 2017


Autism training in North West hones in on senses - 4 May 2017 - TEACHERS, parents, health workers and community workers experienced a lesson like no other at the Sensory Detective Workshop for Autism training in Mount Isa. Read article

Educator brings hope to many parents - PARENTING a child with Asperger's Syndrome can be like fumbling around in the dark, a fact Asperger's educator Nelle Frances knows all too well. Read article

Daily Liberal Dubbo - 17 March 2017 - DUBBO HOSTS AUTISM SENSORY WORKSHOP - Dubbo parents, teachers, community support workers and carers have gained a better understanding of Autism after undertaking a workshop by special needs educator Nelle Frances. Read article

Whitsunday Times - October 20 2016 - AUTISM EXPERT TALKS Proserpine Community Centre welcomed a special guest on Sunday when education consultant Nelle Frances conducted an Autism workshop. Ms Frances is an authority on Autism and has written books and conducts workshops on the topic across Australia. Read article

Waiheke Marketplace - April 22 2015 - LEARNING ABOUT AUTISTIC PEOPLE Author, consultant, parent and educator Nelle Frances is hosting an information session at Morra Hall in Oneroa. Families, teachers and health professionals are invited to come along to learn strategies for use at home and in the classroom. Read article

Interview Nelle Frances - Jan 7 2015 - The team at Special Needs Book Review congratulates Nelle Frances for her fine series of children's books for kids with autism, Ben and His Helmet series. Ms. Frances' series offers sound advice and helpful solutions not only to kids with autism spectrum disorders, but also to children with sensory processing disorders, ADHD, etc. who are overwhelmed by all the demands and sensory overload they face every minute of every day. Read more 

Special Needs Book Review, Nov 3 2014 - WE LIVE IN A SMALL WORLD where resources for our children with special needs can be found in all corners of the world. On Facebook, I came across Nelle Frances, from Queensland, Australia, who is author of the Ben and His Helmet series of 5 books for children on the autism spectrum (ASD). Nelle Frances knows first hand what it is like to raise a child with autism, she is the mother of a child with autism, and daughter of a father with autism, so her knowledge spans a lifetime. Read more 

Disability Action Week 14-20 September 2008 - SAM age 17 - picked to be one of the faces for promotion of the event. See poster

Healthy Living Directory, September 2014, Edition 6 - ESTABLISHING A SENSORY PROFILE For individuals on the Autism Spectrum sensory processing issues fall into two types or categories - their senses can either be over-reactive or under-reactive. Commonly though individuals with ASD are a combination of the two extremes, with a dash of 'neutral' as well. Read article 

Whitsunday Times 28 Aug 2014 - A STRONG CROWD of 100 people from the Whitsunday and Mackay regions attended a Sensory Detective Workshop, presented by special needs educator Nelle Frances. The day was about looking at Autism and Asperger's from the "inside out" and participants learnt specific techniques for dealing with students and clients with an ASD. Read article

Healthy Living Directory, Summer/Autumn Edition 2012 - SENSORY PROCESSING ISSUES In 2013 the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM 5) will be published. The new clinicians manual brings with it some long-awaited changes, sure to be welcomed by Professionals across many vocations. Read article

NQ News - Page 4 -  NELLE FRANCES a consultant renowned for her work regarding Autism Spectrum Disorder facilitated workshops for parents, families, school and kindergarten teachers, sport and recreation clubs, professionals and many other community members over a number of days in Bowen, Proserpine, and Cannonvale within the Whitsundays region. Read article 

Parents find help at Workshop - THERE were laughs, tears and a peculiar collaboration of noise coming from the Coachman's Inn yesterday as parents, carers, teachers and specialists flocked to the motel for a workshop about dealing with children who have autism and Asperger's syndrome. Read article

Radio Interview - Sunshine FM 2012 - listen here

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Radio Interview - 2NURFM Newcastle 2016 - listen here

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