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Autism – We Care Workshop
Saturday 13 May @ 2:00 pm – Saturday 27 May @ 4:00 pm AEST
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An evidence-based program for parents/ caregivers who have a recently diagnosed child with Autism Spectrum Disorder, neurodevelopmental conditions or developmental delays
The time after a diagnosis can be challenging for families. You might have many unanswered questions relating to the diagnosis or in general. What does the future look like? What does this mean for my child? What does this mean for my family? What is the NDIS, and how can I best use NDIS best to help my child and look after my family’s quality of life?
Having concerns about your child’s development can have a significant impact on parents and all family members. It can impact the quality of life of everyone if timely support is not provided.
Come along to discuss and learn about:
- The evidence-based resources and information about the diagnosis
- How to set goals for your child that are meaningful
- How to further understand your child’s diagnosis and gain additional support across various areas
- How to navigate the NDIS and promote your child’s development and progress and a chance to talk to other parents and professionals
- How to look after your well-being while you are looking after your child/ren
This session will also provide you with opportunities for chats with other parents and professionals who can help answer your questions related to Autism.
This program is for
Parents, primary carers and family members of children recently diagnosed with Autism.
While this session focuses on intervention research for children with autism, the findings are consistent with support for all children with developmental delay or disability.
3x weekly online sessions; 2 hours each
It is required that parents/carers be available to attend all three sessions.
From Saturday 13 May to Saturday 27 May; 2pm to 4pm AEST/Sydney time
by Thursday 11 May.
Sessions are subject to cancellation due to low RSVP – Minimum of 4 RSVPs
Your confirmation is required.
This event will be delivered online via Zoom.
Zoom details will be emailed after confirmation of attendance is complete.
WeCare Autism will be facilitated by Dr. Anoo Bhopti.
Program Lead and Developer; Senior Occupational Therapist and Researcher
Anoo is a family-centred paediatric occupational therapist, a researcher, a senior lecturer and a practising clinician. She works at Monash University and at Posity and is an affiliate at Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre.
|Research||La Trobe and Monash University are evaluating the ‘We CareTM Workshops’ via a research study.|
Please let us know if you are interested in participating in the research. Participating in research is not mandatory, and you can continue to access “We CareTM” groups without being a research participant.
|Log in details||Once registered, we will provide further details closer to the date, including the link to join the session. You will need a good internet connection to attend.|
|More about the program||View more information about the We Care Workshop program.|
|Contact details||For more information, feel free to contact Mana (Parent Learning Manager) email@example.com|
|Funding||Plumtree’s calendar is funded through the NSW Department of Education Start Strong Pathways program.|
We recommend families attend only 1 course at a time to focus on the learning outcomes.
Plumtree is a not-for-profit, community-based organisation that helps families thrive.
Trusted for over 30 years, we provide therapies and support for children aged birth to 8 years with a disability or developmental delay and their families. Our free online and centre-based playgroups and parent educational programs support all families. At Plumtree Preschool, children of all abilities and cultural backgrounds learn together and begin to understand the value of inclusive communities.
Plumtree’s passionate, culturally diverse team of specialists work from the heart in a caring environment where families feel respected and informed.