Events

We are currently running Amaze events as webinars due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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 [email protected] or call us on 1300 308 699.

 

December 2021

Date:
Tuesday, 6 December 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 plan 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

If you are an early childcare professional looking to better understand and support autistic children, this workshop is for you. 

This 2-hour interactive, online workshop provides early childhood educators with the skills to better support autistic children. 

After this workshop you will:

  • Know what autism is and how it shapes a child’s behaviour 
  • Understand how sensory processing differences impact on a child and how they engage with the environment 
  • Recognise the thinking styles that autistic children have and where support may be required 
  • Identify and apply basic support strategies to assist autistic children 
  • Understand how to communicate and collaborate with families 
  • Know your legal and learning framework obligations 
  • Be able to create a more inclusive environment 

Tickets are available at $99 (including GST) per person, with five available times and dates between October and December. 

  • Thursday, December 9 at 2.00pm – 4.00pm: Register

This training not suitable for parents.

 


 

Early Days - 2021 workshop dates

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

Some of the workshops are running in person in regional Victoria 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 [email protected].

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 funding and supports

 

Date Location Time Cost Registration
Part 1: Monday, 22 November
Part 2: Monday, 29 November
Online 9.30am – 12.30pm Free Register
Part 1: Wednesday, 1 December
Part 2: Thursday, 2 December
Part 3: Wednesday, 8 December
Online 7.30pm – 9.00pm Free Register

 

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

 

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

Part 1: Tuesday, 23 November
Part 2: Wednesday, 24 November
Part 3: Tuesday, 30 November
Online 10.00am – 11.30am Free Register
Part 1: Tuesday, 7 December
Part 2: Tuesday, 14 December
Online 9.30am – 12.30pm Free Register

 

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

 

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

More dates will be announced when available.        

 

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

 

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

More dates will be announced when available.        

 

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

 

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