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Early Days Workshop Dates

On this page you will find the upcoming Early Days workshop dates. Please follow the links below to register for a workshop. If you have questions, please email earlydays@amaze.org.au.
These workshops are for parents, grandparents, foster parents, legal guardians, aunts and uncles and kinship carers only.

 

 

My Child and Autism Workshop

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It covers:

  • Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • What ASD looks like for your child and your family
  • How you can make a difference
  • Navigating and funding Early Intervention
 Date Location Time Registration
18th October Bairnsdale 9:30am – 2:30pm Book Now
18th November Broadmeadows 9:30am – 2:30pm Book now (registrations open 21/10/16)
23rd November  Morwell 9:30am – 2:30pm Book now (registrations open 26/10/16)

 

Understanding Behaviour Workshop

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The Understanding Behaviour Workshop is for parents, grandparents, foster parents, legal guardians, aunts and uncles and kinship carers only. It covers:

  • Why behaviour issues develop in children with Autism
  • How to identify the purpose of your child’s behaviour
  • How to develop strategies that are specific to the purpose of the behaviour
  • How to teach your child an appropriate replacement behaviour
 Date Venue Time Registration
11th October (Part 1)                 25th October (Part 2) Melbourne CBD 9:30am – 12:30pm Full
5th October (Part 1)                 19th October (Part 2) Bairnsdale (Indigenous) 11:30am – 2:30pm Book Now
10th November (Part 1)                 24th November (Part 2) Frankston 9:30am – 12:30pm Book now (registration open 13/10/16)

 

The Tips for Everyday Skills Workshop

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It covers:

  • Why everyday self-care skills can be hard for children with ASD;
  • Teaching strategies for every day skills such as toileting, personal care, eating and sleeping;
  • Making an action plan to support your child.
 Date Venue Time Registration

 

Progression to School

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It covers:
  • Understanding how to successfully prepare your child with the keys to succeed at school;
  • Funding options for children over 7 years.
 Date Venue Time Registration
11th October 2016 Melbourne CBD 1:30pm – 4:30pm Book Now 
25th October 2016 Melbourne CBD 1:30pm – 4:30pm Book Now 
10th November 2016 Frankston 1:30pm – 4:30pm Book now (registrations open 13/10/16)
24th November 2016 Frankston 1:30pm – 4:30pm Book now (registrations open 27/10/16) 

 

My Child and Autism Workshop for Non-Custodial Parents

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The Non-Custodial Parents Workshop is for families who have experienced separation or divorce.

It covers:

  • Typical child development and autism
  • The assessment process and the rationale behind a multi-disciplinary diagnosis
  • The meaning of an autism diagnosis and understanding the impact of autism
  • Strategies for parents to put in place that meet their child’s specific needs
 Date Venue Time Registration