Autism Spectrum One-Day Workshop May 7

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Autism Spectrum Australia

Autism Spectrum Australia
To help people cope with the behaviourial challenges that come with an ASD, and empower people with knowledge, Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect), Australia’s largest not-for-profit, autism specific service provider, presents a one-day workshop on ‘Behaviour Essentials’ in Sydney on Monday 7 May 2012.

Research suggests that as many as one in 100 children are now being diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), meaning hundreds of thousands of Australians, their families and carers are affected by the lifelong developmental disability every day.

Parents, grandparents and carers will be empowered about behaviour the essentials in a one-day workshop aimed at informing families about:

  • Understanding good practice positive behaviour support
  • How to look after themselves in challenging situations
  • Managing common problems
  • Working collaboratively with others
  • Learning where to find support and services

Lead by Aspect’s Principal Behavioural Consultant, Clinical Psychologist and specialist in ASDs, Dr Tom Tutton, the workshop is aimed at parents, grandparents and carers of people with an ASD.

Professionals working with such families may also express interest in attending.

Registration is essential.

Event details

When:

Monday 7 May 2012

Time:

9.30am to 2.30pm (registration opens at 9.00am)

Venue:

NSW Teachers Federation Conference Centre Reservoir St, Surry Hills, Sydney

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