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Promoting Independence Skills in Daily Life – Bayswater

Thursday 26 October, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This workshop will explore the development of independence skills for children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. We will discuss the stages of skill development within the areas of dressing, toileting, feeding, and other daily self-care tasks. Strategies to support children to become more independent in daily life will be explored, as well as the availability of other relevant resources. This workshop is suitable for Parents and Carers. Date: Thursday 26th…Read More

Anxiety and ASD – Pakenham

Thursday 02 November, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Anxiety is common in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. This workshop will cover what anxiety is, some of our understanding of why it is common in children with ASD and how we can help children with ASD manage their anxiety effectively. This workshop is suitable for Parents, Carers and Professionals. Date: Thursday 2nd November 2017 Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm Venue: to be confirmed closer to date COST: Irabina Families $25.00…Read More

Sensory Processing and ASD – Bayswater

Tuesday 14 November, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This workshop will focus on sensory issues typically affecting children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. We will explore the sensory system and how it can impact on a child’s behaviour and the way they interact with the world. We will also cover some basic strategies to address these challenges and the sensory needs of children in daily life. This workshop is suitable for Parents, Carers and Professionals. Date: Tuesday 14th…Read More

Challenging Behaviours in Daily Life – Bundoora

Tuesday 21 November, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This workshop will equip parents and carers with a better understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder in children and help them to understand the function & purpose of everyday behaviours. This workshop will provide practical strategies to managing these complex behaviours in a variety of settings and will be useful for teachers and assistants to implement in the classroom. This workshop is suitable for Parents, Carers and Professionals. Date: Tuesday 21st…Read More

Feeding and Mealtime Behaviours – Bayswater

Wednesday 06 December, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Eating is an essential human activity, necessary for sustaining life and ensuring growth. However, children with Autism often experience feeding difficulties such as extremely restrictive eating patterns, dependence on supplemental feedings, distress and disruptive behaviours when presented with non-preferred food, and inability or refusal to self-feed. These difficulties can lead to negative medical and developmental outcomes, including growth delay, malnutrition, poor weight gain or significant weight loss, developmental and psychological…Read More

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