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December 2019

With the support of Brimbank City Council, Amaze are pleased to offer the parents and carers of autistic people the opportunity to attend the inaugural Peer Support Group. This will be an opportunity to develop support networks, share stories, experiences and resources in a warm and supportive group.

The groups will be held on the 1st Thursday of the month until the end of 2019.

When: Thursday 5 December 12 -2pm
Where: Keilor Community Hub/Keilor Library, Arts and Crafts Room 704B Old Calder Highway Service Road, Keilor
Cost: Free
 

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Early Days - Term 1 2020 workshop dates

In the sections below, 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. Professionals will not be admitted to the workshops.

My Child and Autism covers:

  • Understanding autism 
  • What autism looks like for your child and your family
  • How you can make a difference
  • Navigating and funding Early Intervention

 

 Date

Location

Time

Cost

Registration

Wednesday 12th February 2020 Cranbourne 9:30am – 2:30pm Free Cranbourne
Thursday 13th February 2020 Traralgon 9:30am – 2:30pm Free Traralgon
Friday 6th March 2020 Carlton 9:30am – 2:30pm Free Carlton

The Understanding Behaviour Workshop covers:

  • Why behaviour issues develop in autistic children
  • 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

Cost

Registration

Wednesday 19th February 

Wednesday 26th February 2020

Cranbourne 9.30am – 12.30pm Free Cranbourne
Thursday 20th February 

Thursday 27th February 2020

Traralgon 9.30am – 12.30pm Free Traralgon
Friday 13th March 

Friday 20th March 2020

Carlton 9.30am – 12.30pm Free Carlton

Progression to School workshop 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

Cost

Registration

Wednesday 19th February 2020 Cranbourne 1.30pm – 4.30pm Free Cranbourne
Thursday 20th February 2020 Traralgon 1.30pm – 4.30pm Free Traralgon
Friday 13th March 2020 Carlton 1.30pm – 4.30pm Free Carlton

This short workshop helps participants understand why their child’s play is different and provides them with ideas to help the child develop:

Understanding play and social learning
Strategies to scaffold and encourage play and social learning

Date

Location

Time

Cost

Registration

Wednesday 26th February 2020 Cranbourne 1.30pm – 4.30pm Free Cranbourne
Thursday 27th February 2020 Traralgon 1.30pm – 4.30pm Free Traralgon
Friday 20th March 2020 Carlton 1.30pm – 4.30pm Free Carlton
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