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  • Autism SA Info Line
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Early Days

Early Days

Early Days is a series of free workshops for parents, grandparents, and families of young children (0-6 years) who have an Autism Spectrum Disorder or who are going through the assessment and diagnostic process.

This initiative is funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services through the Helping Children with Autism package.

There are a series of workshops available. Families may choose to attend one, several or all of the workshops. It is recommended to attend the "my child and Autism" Workshop first. 

To register, please click on the title of the workshop you would like to attend. If you are having trouble, call Emma Bennett, Admin Officer on 8462 0658 or email at e...@autismsa.org.au.

 South Australia

Workshop
(Click Workshop to Register)
More Information  Location Date Time
Tips for Everday Life Skills - Sleeping Click here

Mark Oliphant Children's Centre, Munno Para

Wednesday, 31st May 2017 9:30am-11:30am
Helping my child cope with change Click here

Autism SA, Netley

Friday, 2nd June 2017 9:30am - 12:00pm
Tips for Everyday Life Skills - Daily Living Click here

Autism SA, Netley

Friday, 2nd June 2017 12:30pm - 2:30pm
My Child and Autism (Introduction) Click here

Autism SA, Netley

Wednesday, 28th of June 9:30am - 3:30pm
Understanding Behaviour (Part 1 and 2 combined) Click here

Autism SA, Netley

Wednesday, 26th July 2017 9:30am - 2:30pm
Tips for Every Day Living Click here

Autism SA, Netley

Monday, 14th August 2017 9:30am - 12:30pm
Helping my Child cope with change Click here

Autism SA, Netley

Wednesday, 20th September 2017 9:30am - 12:30pm
My Child and Autism (Introduction) Click here

Autism SA, Netley

Wednesday, 27th September 2017 9:30am - 3:30pm
Understanding Behaviour (Part 1) Click here

Autism SA, Netley

Wednesday, 18th October 2017 9:30am - 12:30pm
Understanding Behaviour (Part 2) Click here

Autism SA, Netley

Wednesday, 25th October 2017 9:30am - 12:30pm
Progression to School Click here

Autism SA, Netley

Monday, 6th November 2017 9:30am - 12:30pm
Play and Social Learning Click here

Autism SA, Netley

Monday, 20th November 2017 9:30am - 12:30pm
My Child and Autism (Introduction) Click here

Autism SA, Netley

Wednesday, 6th December 2017 9:30am - 3:30pm

Northern Territory Early Days Workshops

Workshop Location Date Time
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If you would like to register for a Northern Territory workshop, please contact twachtel@autismsa.org.au

Understanding Behaviour 

Topics covered:

•Understanding your child’s behaviour.
•Teaching your child a new, more functional behaviour.
•Developing techniques to promote positive behaviour.

Tips for Everyday Life Skills: Sleeping

Topics covered:

•what is considered ‘normal’ for children’s sleep
•factors affecting children’s sleep
•recording your child’s sleep patterns
•strategies to improve sleep
•places to go to get further assistance if needed

Helping My Child Cope With Change

Topics covered:

•Understanding why change is hard and how it impacts on young children with ASD.
•Strategies for preparing for change in everyday situations.

Tips for Everyday Life Skills: Daily Living

Topics covered:

•factors affecting achievement of daily living skills
•strategies for working on daily living skills
•additional resources available for use

My Child and Autism (Introduction)

Topics covered:

•Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
•What ASD looks like for your child and your family.
•How you can make a difference.
•Navigating Early Intervention. and funding options

Progression to School

Topics covered:

•The importance of working as a transition team.
•Tips and ideas to help you ready your child for school.
•Funding options.

Play and Social Learning

Topics covered:

•Understanding Play, social learning and ASD.
•Understanding the types of play.
•Strategies to scaffold and encourage play development.