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Events

We are back to running Amaze events in person with Covidsafe measures in place. We are also still running events as webinars

A webinar is like an online class. It is done live, like a video call, and you can watch and listen to the hosts. You can ask questions at the end. If you want to join, click the REGISTER button on this page. Then we will send you a link to the webinar. 

On the day and time of the event you will need to do the following:

Step 1: Be sitting at your computer ready to start.

Step 2: Open the email we sent you with the webinar link.

Step 3: Click the link and follow instructions. The webinar will start. 

 

If you have questions about a specific event please contact info@autismconnect.org.au or call us on 1300 308 699.

 

February 2021

When:

Workshop 1: Monday 8 February | 10:30am-12:30pm

Workshop 2: Monday 15 February | 10:30am-12:30pm

Workshop 3:  Monday 15 March | 10:30am-12:30pm

 

Where:

Casey Council – Bunjil Place

Narre Warren, VIC 3805

 

Amaze is hosting a series of workshops which aim to increase the capacity autistic people and their families to exercise choice and control in accessing the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). 

PLEASE NOTE: This workshop is NOT  for service providers or disability practitioners.

 The THREE free workshops will cover the following important topics:

  • The NDIS
  • Pre-planning
  • Writing a carer and participant statement
  • Setting and writing goals
  • Effective communication
  • Advocacy
  • Community connections and peer support

 (PLEASE NOTE: PARTICIPANTS SHOULD ATTEND ALL WORKSHOPS)

 

When: 10:30am-12:30pm Wednesday 10 February 2021 

Where: Online

 

PLEASE NOTE : THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR PARTICIPANTS THAT ALREADY HAVE A PLAN AND NEED FURTHER INFORMATION FOR THEIR PLAN REVIEW

Amaze  will be hosting a free workshop on the NDIS and autism. The workshop will assist you to prepare for your upcoming planning review meeting and to ensure you are getting the best outcomes.

In preparation for your upcoming NDIS plan, the workshop is an opportunity to explore:

  • Goals
  • Changes to your circumstances and how best to reflect that in your goals and statements
  • Support Coordination and Plan Management – will you need this now or do you want to change?
  • NDIS 2020 price guide and changes to price guide
  • Appeals
  • Amaze resources available

How do I attend this webinar?

A webinar is like an online class. It is done live, like a video call, and you can watch and listen to the hosts. You can ask questions at the end. If you want to join, click the Register button on this page. Then we will send you an email with a link to the webinar.

On the day and time of the event you will need to do the following:

Step 1: Be sitting at your computer ready to start.

Step 2: Open the email we sent you with the webinar link.

Step 3: Click the link and follow instructions. The webinar will start.

Free registration

When: 9.30am-11.30am Thursday 11 February 2021 

Where:

Newport Community Hub 
Newport, VIC 3015

 

PLEASE NOTE : THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR PARTICIPANTS THAT ALREADY HAVE A PLAN AND NEED FURTHER INFORMATION FOR THEIR PLAN REVIEW

Amaze  will be hosting a free workshop on the NDIS and autism. The workshop will assist you to prepare for your upcoming planning review meeting and to ensure you are getting the best outcomes.

In preparation for your upcoming NDIS plan, the workshop is an opportunity to explore: 

  • Goals
  • Changes to your circumstances and how best to reflect that in your goals and statements
  • Support Coordination and Plan Management – will you need this now or do you want to change?
  • NDIS 2020 price guide and changes to price guide
  • Appeals
  • Amaze resources available 

Free registration

When: 10:00am-11:30pm Thursday 25 February 2021 

Where: Online

 

PLEASE NOTE : THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR PARTICIPANTS THAT ALREADY HAVE A PLAN AND NEED FURTHER INFORMATION FOR THEIR PLAN REVIEW

Amaze  will be hosting a free workshop on the NDIS and autism. The workshop will assist you to prepare for your upcoming planning review meeting and to ensure you are getting the best outcomes.

In preparation for your upcoming NDIS plan, the workshop is an opportunity to explore:

  • Goals
  • Changes to your circumstances and how best to reflect that in your goals and statements
  • Support Coordination and Plan Management – will you need this now or do you want to change?
  • NDIS 2020 price guide and changes to price guide
  • Appeals
  • Amaze resources available

How do I attend this webinar?

A webinar is like an online class. It is done live, like a video call, and you can watch and listen to the hosts. You can ask questions at the end. If you want to join, click the Register button on this page. Then we will send you an email with a link to the webinar.

On the day and time of the event you will need to do the following:

Step 1: Be sitting at your computer ready to start.

Step 2: Open the email we sent you with the webinar link.

Step 3: Click the link and follow instructions. The webinar will start.

Free registration

March 2021

When:

Workshop 1: Tuesday 3rd March | 10.30 am – 12.30 pm 

Workshop 2: Tuesday 9th March | 10.30 am – 12.30 pm 

Workshop 3: Tuesday 23 March | 10.30 am – 12.30 pm 

 

Where:

Mount Martha House Community Centre 

Mt Martha, VIC 3931

 

Amaze is hosting a series of workshops which aim to increase the capacity autistic people and their families to exercise choice and control in accessing the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). 

PLEASE NOTE: This workshop is NOT  for service providers or disability practitioners.

 The THREE free workshops will cover the following important topics:

  • The NDIS
  • Pre-planning
  • Writing a carer and participant statement
  • Setting and writing goals
  • Effective communication
  • Advocacy
  • Community connections and peer support

 (PLEASE NOTE: PARTICIPANTS SHOULD ATTEND ALL WORKSHOPS)

Free registration

 


 

Early Days - 2021 workshop dates

In the sections below, you will find the upcoming Early Days workshop dates. 

We are back to running workshops in person with Covidsafe measures in place.

There are also workshops being delivered as webinars online using Zoom, a video conferencing program.

Please follow the links below to register for a webinar. If a workshop is booked out, you can register for the waitlist in case there are any cancellations, and to have priority access to future webinars.

If you register and are not able to attend the session, please let us know so someone on the waiting list can take your place.

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 webinars.

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 10th February 2021

Thursday 11th February 2021

Wednesday 17th February 2021

Online webinar 7:30pm – 9:00pm Free Register 
Wednesday 24th February 2021 

Thursday 25th February 2021 

Thursday 4th March 2021 

Online webinar 10:00am – 11.30am  Free  Register
Monday, 1st March 2021  710A Lanes Road 
Lucknow, VIC 3875
9.30am – 2.30pm  Free  Register
Wednesday, 3rd March 2021  116 Cobains Road 
Sale, VIC 3850
9.30am – 2.30pm Free Register

 

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

Tuesday 2nd March 2021

Wednesday 3rd March 2021

Wednesday 10th March 2021

Online webinar 7:30pm – 9:00pm Free Register
Wednesday 10th March 2021 

Thursday 11th March 2021 

Wednesday 17th March 2021 

Online webinar  10:00am – 11:30am  Free  Register 

 

Progression to School workshop covers:

  • Preparing your child for the move to school; 
  • Practical ideas that families can be practicing in the weeks before the move to school;
  • Discussing options for intervention, funding and support after ‘Helping Autistic Children Funding’. 

 

 Date

Location

Time

Cost

Registration

Wednesday 23rd march 2021 

Thursday 24th March 2021

Online webinar 10:00am – 11:30am  Free  Register

 

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

Monday 15th March 2021 

Wednesday 17th March 2021 

Online webinar  10:00am – 11:30am  Free  Register
Tuesday 30th March 2021

Wednesday 31st March 2021

Online Webinar 7:30pm – 9:00pm Free Register

 

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