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.

 

June - July 2021

*EVENT UPDATE: All spots are booked out but you can register for the waitinglist. 

Date:
Monday, 21 June 2021

Time:
9.30am – 3.30pm

Location:
Online 

Amaze is holding a webinar for parents and professionals working with autistic teenage girls and gender diverse youth.

You will learn about the issues facing autistic girls and gender diverse youth, and ways to support them.

This is a free webinar with majority of the speakers being autistic. The webinar will cover a range of topics including:

  • building resilience and mental health 
  • supporting executive functioning 
  • pornography, sexuality and consent 

Find out about our speakers here

Free registration

Date:
Tuesday, 29 June 2021 

Time:
10.30am – 12.00pm 

Location:
Online 

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 2021 price guide and changes to price guide
  • Appeals
  • Amaze resources available

This workshop is for participants that already have a plan and need further information for their plan review. 

Free registration 

Date:
Part 1: Thursday, 15 July 2021
Part 2: Thursday, 22 July 2021
Part 3: Thursday, 29 July 2021 

Time:
10.30am – 12.30pm 

Location:
Ashwood, VIC 3147 

Amaze is hosting a series of FREE workshops which will assist people to apply for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) which has now rolled out across Victoria.

Only a maximum of 12 attendees will be part of the workshop. These small group workshops are a great opportunity to meet other people who may have recently received an autism diagnosis. Please note you are welcome to have a support person attend (Please do not book them in). 

The free workshop 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

Free registration

Date:
Tuesday, 20 July 2021 

Time:
10.30am – 12.00pm 

Location:
Online 

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 2021 price guide and changes to price guide
  • Appeals
  • Amaze resources available

This workshop is for participants that already have a plan and need further information for their plan review. 

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
Monday 21 June 2021 Orbost, VIC 3888 9.30am – 2.30pm Free Register

 

For workshops with more than 1 part, you must attend all parts. 

 

New dates releasing 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

         
         

 

For workshops with more than 1 part, you must attend all parts. 

 

New dates releasing soon. 

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

         

 

For workshops with more than 1 part, you must attend all parts. 

 

New dates releasing 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

         

 

For workshops with more than 1 part, you must attend all parts. 

 

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