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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
21st March 2017 Cranbourne 9:30am – 2:30pm Click here to book (registrations open on 21/02/2017)
23rd March 2017 Sunbury 9:30am – 2:30pm Click here to book (registrations open on 23/02/2017)
5th May 2017 Frankston 9:30am – 2:30pm Click here to book (registrations open 3/04/2017)
19th June 2017 Geelong 9:30am – 2:30pm Click here to book (registrations open on 19/05/2016)

 

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 Location Time
6th March 2017 (Part 1)               20th March 2017 (Part 2) Melbourne CBD 9:30am-12:30pm Click here to book (registrations open on 06/02/2017)
20th March 2017 (Part 1)         27th March 2017 (Part 2) Melbourne CBD 1:30pm-4:30pm Click here to book
1st May 2017 (Part 1)               15th May 2017 (Part 2) Ringwood 9:30am-12:30pm Click here to book (registrations open on 01/04/2017)
16th June 2017 (Part 1)               30th June 2017 (Part 2) Broadmeadows 9:30am-12:30pm Click here to book (registrations open on 15/05/17)

 

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 Location 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 Location Time Registration
1st May 2017 Ringwood 1:30pm – 4:30pm Click here to book (registrations open on 01/04/2017)
15th May 2017 Ringwood 1:30pm – 4:30pm Click here to book (registrations open on 14/04/2017)
16th June 2017 Broadmeadows 1:30pm – 4:30pm Click here to book (registrations open on 15/05/2017)
30th June 2017 Broadmeadows 1:30pm – 4:30pm Click here to book (registrations open on 29/05/2017)

 

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 Location Time Registration