What’s Available For Regional Families?

Families living in regional areas can now access a range of services from the Autism Association. For more information please visit our Reginal services page here

 

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February 2022

09 February

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Supporting Social Skills and Friendships – High School | WEBINAR | 09/02/2022

online webinar, Australia

Everyone has the right to belong and to make meaningful connections with those around them. Social relationships and friendships provide us with experience in managing our own emotions, responding to the feelings of others, collaborating, negotiating and problem-solving. Children with Autism often require support to develop the skills they need to make and keep friends. Join us as we look at how to build on your child’s strengths to help them navigate and benefit from the social dynamics of friendship in High School.

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16 February

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Understanding and Supporting Communication | WEBINAR | 16/02/2022

online webinar, Australia

Communication is about so much more than just the words we use or the ability to talk. Join our Speech Pathologist to learn more about what communication is, and how to support the ongoing development of communication skills in school-aged children with Autism.

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24 February

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Autism and Anxiety: Practical Strategies for Supporting Teens | WEBINAR | 24/02/2022

online webinar, Australia

The teenage years come with many pressures and challenges. Because of this, anxiety is something that affects all young people at some point. Did you know that Anxiety is one of the most common co-occurring symptoms in young people with Autism?    

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March 2022

01 March

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Early Days – Developing My Child’s Independence Skills | 01/03/2022 | Webinar

online webinar, Australia

What this workshop offers: Understanding why everyday self-care skills can be hard for a child with ASD. Teaching strategies for all skills. Tips for specific skill areas i.e. eating, sleeping, toileting etc. The Early Days Workshops are provided free to families and carers (unpaid) of children aged 0 to 6 years with (or who may have) Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). We recommend attending an introductory session such Early Days: My Child and Autism prior to attending other topics. Please note that we…

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09 March

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Supporting Positive Behaviour Change | WEBINAR | 09/03/2022

online webinar, Australia

To change behaviour, we need to understand why it is occurring. Challenging behaviour happens, not because the person who has Autism is trying to be ‘difficult’, but because they are responding to a situation in the only way they know how. Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) is an approach that helps us move closer to understanding the cause of the behaviour and what the person is getting out of it so that we can support them to more effectively meet their needs. 

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23 March

9:30am - 12:30pm

Early Days – Encouraging Interactions Through Play and Social Learning | 23/03/2022 | Webinar

online webinar, Australia

What this workshop covers: What is social interaction? Benefits of play. Ways to support social interactions and play skills. The Early Days Workshops are provided free to families and carers (unpaid) of children aged 0 to 6 years with (or who may have) Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). We recommend attending an introductory session such Early Days: My Child and Autism prior to attending other topics. Please note that we require a minimum of 8 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. This…

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May 2022

03 May

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Supporting Social Skills and Friendships – Primary School | WEBINAR | 03/05/2022

online webinar, Australia

Everyone has the right to belong and to make meaningful connections with those around them. Social relationships and friendships provide us with experience in managing our own emotions, responding to the feelings of others, collaborating, negotiating and problem-solving. Children with Autism often require support to develop the skills they need to make and keep friends. Join us as we look at how to build on your child’s strengths to help them navigate and benefit from the social dynamics of friendship in primary school. 

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18 May

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Autism and Girls | Webinar | 18/05/2022

online webinar, Australia

Ever wondered about the difference in characteristics and prevalence of Autism in girls? More and more research is being conducted to investigate how Autism presents differently in girls versus boys; also why girls are generally diagnosed later in life.

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June 2022

15 June

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Supporting Positive Behaviour Change | WEBINAR | 15/06/2022

online webinar, Australia

To change behaviour, we need to understand why it is occurring. Challenging behaviour happens, not because the person who has Autism is trying to be ‘difficult’, but because they are responding to a situation in the only way they know how. Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) is an approach that helps us move closer to understanding the cause of the behaviour and what the person is getting out of it so that we can support them to more effectively meet their needs. 

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July 2022

27 July

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Understanding and Supporting Communication | WEBINAR | 27/07/2022

online webinar, Australia

Communication is about so much more than just the words we use or the ability to talk. Join our Speech Pathologist to learn more about what communication is, and how to support the ongoing development of communication skills in school-aged children with Autism.

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