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Events

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19) no Amaze events will be run in person for the time being. 

We will still be be 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@amaze.org.au or call us on 1300 308 699.

 

November 2020

The Peninsula Autism Friendship Group is holding their first autistic women’s meet up.

The meet up will take place on Wednesday, 25 November, from 10am to 12pm at the Frankston Library courtyard.

Register your attendance via admin@pafg.com.au

Download the flyer here

PLEASE NOTE : THIS WEBINAR IS ONLY FOR AUTISTIC INDIVIDUALS, PARENTS AND PRIMARY CARERS WITH A FOCUS ON CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE. IT IS NOT SUITABLE FOR SERVICE PROVIDERS OR DISABILITY PRACTITIONERS. 

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

This webinar will cover the following important topics:

  • The NDIS
  • Pre-planning
  • Accessing the scheme
  • Advocacy
  • Community connections and peer support
  • Preparing a carer and participant statement
  • NDIS Goals

Time: 10.30am-12.30pm

Webinar 1: 12 November 

Webinar 2: 19 November 

Webinar 3: 26 November 

Free registration

December 2020

Amaze is hosting a series of webinars which aim to increase the capacity of newly diagnosed autistic adults to exercise choice and control in working under the new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) which has now rolled out across Victoria. Only a maximum of (12) attendees will be part of the workshop. Please note you are welcome to have a support person attend. (Please do not book them in)

The THREE free webinars 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

Time: 7pm-8.30pm

Webinar 1: 1 December 

Webinar 2: 8 December

Webinar 3: 15 December 

(PLEASE NOTE: It is important to attend all workshops)

Free registration


 

Early Days - 2020 workshop dates

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

Due to COVID-19 for the time being all workshops will be 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
New Dates Coming Soon         

 

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

New Dates Coming Soon        

 

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

New Dates Coming Soon        

 

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

New Dates Coming Soon        

 

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