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The Early Days Workshops are part of the Helping Children With Autism package and are here to provide free support and information to families and carers who have children with (or who may have) autism between the ages of 0-7 Years.

Workshops are free of charge to participants

They are run by professionals who have extensive experience and knowledge in working with young children on the autism spectrum.

Core Workshops

  • Understanding autism: Identifying the characteristics of autism and helping you to understand how it may be effecting your child in everyday life
  • You Make the Difference: Identifying ways you can promote your child’s learning and development at home
  • Early Intervention: Discussing what Early Intervention is and how to get the most out of it, including looking at the evidence and decision making process
  • Identifying and Describing a Behaviour: Creating a clear description of a behaviour and examining what happens before and after the behaviour
  • Understanding the Function of a Behaviour: Using the that has been gathered to identify what the child is communicating through their behaviour
  • Planning for Intervention: How to make environmental changes to support the child, finding realistic replacement behaviours and how to reward appropriate replacement behaviours

Five Skills based Workshops: Half day

  • Understand about how autism can impact on play skills
  • Understand the different types of play and how they develop
  • Build skills to scaffold and encourage play skills
  • Help your child build skills
  • Understand why everyday self help skills can be hard for a child with autism
  • Gain strategies to help develop all skills
  • Tips to specifically help with toileting
  • Tips to specifically help with sleep
  • Plan, Prepare, Practise and develop Practical and Play Skills to work towards a smooth progression to school for your child
  • Determine school readiness skills for your child and identify how you can work towards developing these at home
  • Gain information on funding options for school-aged children
  • Understanding autism: Understanding how the characteristics of Autism may be impacting on your child’s interaction skills
  • The Building Blocks for Development: Examining how eye contact, joint attention, copying and turn taking develops in children and how this may differ for children with autism
  • Strategies to Encourage Early Interaction:Using the knowledge that has been built over the course of the day to help you implement practical strategies at home to support and develop interaction with your child
  • Please note this workshop is suitable for children with a developmental delay or children 4 years and under
  • Understand why change is hard for your child
  • Identify the changes that could be challenging
  • Learn some strategies to prepare your child for change in everyday and special situations

Upcoming Early Days Workshops

Friday 31 Jan 2020
9:30 - 13:30

Early Days My Child & Autism: Gymea Fri 31 Jan 2020

 Workshops are FREE of charge to participants and run by professionals who have extensive experience and knowledge in working with young children with Autism Spectrum.Unfortunately we are unable to accept registrations from Professiona...
Friday 31 Jan 2020
10:30 - 14:30

Early Days My Child & Autism: West Pennant Hills Fri 31 Jan 2020

 Workshops are FREE of charge to participants and run by professionals who have extensive experience and knowledge in working with young children with Autism Spectrum.Unfortunately we are unable to accept registrations from Professiona...
Wednesday 5 Feb 2020
09:30 - 13:30

Early Days My Child & Autism: Shellharbour Wed 5 Feb 2020

Workshops are FREE of charge to participants and run by professionals who have extensive experience and knowledge in working with young children with Autism Spectrum.Unfortunately we are unable to accept registrations from Professionals for...
Thursday 6 Feb 2020
09:30 - 14:30

Early Days Understanding Behaviour: Gosford Thu 6 Feb 2020

The Early Days Workshops are part of the Helping Children With Autism package and are here to provide free support and information to families and carers who have children with (or who may have) Autism Spectrum between the ages of 0-7 Years. Workshop...
Friday 7 Feb 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Tips for Everyday Skills: Campbelltown Fri 7 Feb 2020

Early Days Workshops are designed for parents and carers with a young child who has (or may have) Autism Spectrum. Workshops are FREE of charge to participants and run by professionals who have extensive experience and knowledge in working with ...
Tuesday 11 Feb 2020
9:30 - 13:30

Early Days My Child & Autism: Penrith Tue 11 Feb 2020

The Early Days Workshops are here to provide free support and information to families and carers who have children with (or who may have) autism spectrum disorder between the ages of 0-7 Years. Workshops are FREE of charge to participants and run by ...
Wednesday 12 Feb 2020
09:30 - 13:30

Early Days My Child & Autism: Frenchs Forest Wed 12 Feb 2020

Workshops are FREE of charge to participants and run by professionals who have extensive experience and knowledge in working with young children with Autism Spectrum.Unfortunately we are unable to accept registrations from Professionals for...
Wednesday 12 Feb 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Progression to School: Bankstown Wed 12 Feb 2020

Early Days Workshops are designed for parents and carers with a young child who has (or may have) Autism Spectrum.  Unfortunately we are unable to accept registrations from Professionals for this workshop. Please note: Workshops may be...
Thursday 13 Feb 2020
09:30 - 13:30

Early Days My Child & Autism: Wentworthville Thu 13 Feb 2020

The Early Days Workshops are part of the Helping Children With Autism package and are here to provide free support and information to families and carers who have children with (or who may have) Autism Spectrum between the ages of 0-7 Years. Workshop...
Monday 17 Feb 2020
10:30 - 13:30

Early Days Understanding Behaviour Part 1: Randwick Mon 17 Feb 2020

The Early Days Workshops are here to provide free support and information to families and carers who have children with (or who may have) Autism Spectrum between the ages of 0-7 Years. Workshops are FREE of charge to participants and run by professio...
Tuesday 18 Feb 2020
10:30 - 13:30

Early Days Understanding Behaviour Part 1: West Pennant Hills Tue 18 Feb 2020

The Early Days Workshops are here to provide free support and information to families and carers who have children with (or who may have) Autism Spectrum between the ages of 0-7 Years. Workshops are FREE of charge to participants and run by professio...
Thursday 20 Feb 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Understanding Behaviour Part 1: Gymea Thu 20 Feb 2020

 Workshops are FREE of charge to participants and run by professionals who have extensive experience and knowledge in working with young children with Autism Spectrum.Unfortunately we are unable to accept registrations from Professiona...
Tuesday 3 Mar 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Helping my Child Cope with Change: Wentworthville Tue 3 Mar 2020

Early Days Workshops are designed for parents and carers with a young child who has (or may have) Autism Spectrum. Workshops are FREE of charge to participants and run by professionals who have extensive experience and knowledge in working with ...
Wednesday 4 Mar 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Play & Social Learning: Campbelltown Wed 4 Mar 2020

Early Days Workshops are designed for parents and carers with a young child who has (or may have) Autism Spectrum.Please note: Workshops may be cancelled due to insufficient registrations, if you are keen to attend then please register your attendanc...
Thursday 5 Mar 2020
10:00 - 12:30

Early Days Grandparents Workshop: Shellharbour Thu 5 Mar 2020

The Early Days Workshops are part of the Helping Children With Autism package and are here to provide free support and information to families and carers who have children with (or who may have) autism spectrum disorder between the ages of 0-7 Years....
Thursday 5 Mar 2020
10:30 - 13:30

Early Days Play & Social Learning: Randwick Thu 5 Mar 2020

Early Days Workshops are designed for parents and carers with a young child who has (or may have) Autism Spectrum.Please note: Workshops may be cancelled due to insufficient registrations, if you are keen to attend then please register your attendanc...
Monday 9 Mar 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Understanding Behaviour Part 1: Frenchs Forest Mon 9 Mar 2020

 Workshops are FREE of charge to participants and run by professionals who have extensive experience and knowledge in working with young children with Autism Spectrum.Unfortunately we are unable to accept registrations from Professiona...
Thursday 12 Mar 2020
10:00 - 12:30

Early Days Grandparents Workshop: Wentworthville Thu 12 Mar 2020

The Early Days Workshops are part of the Helping Children With Autism package and are here to provide free support and information to families and carers who have children with (or who may have) autism spectrum disorder between the ages of 0-7 Years....
Thursday 12 Mar 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Encouraging Early Interactions: Shellharbour Thu 12 Mar 2020

Early Days Encouraging Early Interactions WorkshopEarly Days Workshops are designed for parents and carers with a young child who has (or may have) Autism.  PLEASE NOTE this workshop is suitable for children with a developmental delay or those c...
Friday 13 Mar 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Understanding Behaviour Part 1: Penrith Fri 13 Mar 2020

The Early Days Workshops are here to provide free support and information to families and carers who have children with (or who may have) Autism Spectrum between the ages of 0-7 Years. Workshops are FREE of charge to participants and run by professio...
Wednesday 18 Mar 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Progression to School: Wentworthville Wed 18 Mar 2020

Early Days Workshops are designed for parents and carers with a young child who has (or may have) Autism Spectrum. Interpreter services can be provided on request (1 week's notice prior to workshop). Unfortunately we are unable to accept re...
Monday 23 Mar 2020
10:30 - 13:30

Early Days Understanding Behaviour Part 2: Randwick Mon 23 Mar 2020

You must have attended Part 1 of Understanding Behaviour on Mon 17 February to attend this workshop.
Tuesday 24 Mar 2020
10:30 - 13:30

Early Days Understanding Behaviour Part 2: West Pennant Hills Tue 24 Mar 2020

You must have attended Part 1 of Understanding Behaviour on Tue 18 February to attend this workshop.
Thursday 26 Mar 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Understanding Behaviour Part 2: Gymea Thu 26 March 2020

You must have attended Part 1 of Understanding Behaviour on Thu, 20 February to attend this workshop.
Thursday 2 Apr 2020
09:30 - 13:30

Early Days My Child & Autism: Campbelltown Thu 2 Apr 2020

The Early Days Workshops are part of the Helping Children With Autism package and are here to provide free support and information to families and carers who have children with (or who may have) autism spectrum disorder between the ages of 0-7 Years....
Monday 6 Apr 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Understanding Behaviour Part 2: Frenchs Forest Mon 6 Apr 2020

You must have attended Part 1 of Understanding Behaviour on Mon 9 March to attend this workshop.
Wednesday 8 Apr 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Progression to School: Shellharbour Wed 8 Apr 2020

Early Days Workshops are designed for parents and carers with a young child who has (or may have) Autism Spectrum.  Unfortunately we are unable to accept registrations from Professionals for this workshop. Please note: Workshops may be...
Thursday 9 Apr 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Understanding Behaviour Part 1: Wentworthville Thu 9 Apr 2020

Workshops are FREE of charge to participants and run by professionals who have extensive experience and knowledge in working with young children with Autism Spectrum.Unfortunately we are unable to accept registrations from Professionals for...
Wednesday 29 Apr 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Play & Social Learning: Gymea Wed 29 Apr 2020

Early Days Workshops are designed for parents and carers with a young child who has (or may have) Autism Spectrum.Please note: Workshops may be cancelled due to insufficient registrations, if you are keen to attend then please register your attendanc...
Wednesday 29 Apr 2020
10:30 - 13:30

Early Days Encouraging Early Interactions: Randwick Wed 29 Apr 2020

Early Days Encouraging Early Interactions WorkshopEarly Days Workshops are designed for parents and carers with a young child who has (or may have) Autism.  PLEASE NOTE this workshop is suitable for children with a developmental delay or those c...
Thursday 30 Apr 2020
09:30 - 13:30

Early Days My Child & Autism: Bankstown Thu 30 Apr 2020

The Early Days Workshops are here to provide free support and information to families and carers who have children with (or who may have) autism spectrum disorder between the ages of 0-7 Years. Workshops are FREE of charge to participants and run by ...
Friday 1 May 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Understanding Behaviour Part 2: Penrith Fri 1 May 2020

You must have attended Part 1 of Understanding Behaviour on Fri 13 March to attend this workshop.
Friday 1 May 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Tips for Everyday Skills: Shellharbour Fri 1 May 2020

Early Days Workshops are designed for parents and carers with a young child who has (or may have) Autism Spectrum. Workshops are FREE of charge to participants and run by professionals who have extensive experience and knowledge in working with ...
Wednesday 6 May 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Understanding Behaviour Part 1: Campbelltown Wed 6 May 2020

The Early Days Workshops are here to provide free support and information to families and carers who have children with (or who may have) Autism Spectrum between the ages of 0-7 Years. Workshops are FREE of charge to participants and run by professio...
Thursday 7 May 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Play & Social Learning: Gosford Thu 7 May 2020

Early Days Workshops are designed for parents and carers with a young child who has (or may have) Autism Spectrum.Please note: Workshops may be cancelled due to insufficient registrations, if you are keen to attend then please register your attendanc...
Monday 11 May 2020
10:30 - 13:30

Early Days Helping my Child Cope with Change: West Pennant Hills Mon 11 May 2020

Early Days Workshops are designed for parents and carers with a young child who has (or may have) Autism Spectrum. Workshops are FREE of charge to participants and run by professionals who have extensive experience and knowledge in working with ...
Thursday 14 May 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Understanding Behaviour Part 1: Shellharbour Thu 14 May 2020

The Early Days Workshops are here to provide free support and information to families and carers who have children with (or who may have) Autism Spectrum between the ages of 0-7 Years. Workshops are FREE of charge to participants and run by professio...
Thursday 14 May 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Progression to School: Frenchs Forest Thu 14 May 2020

Early Days Workshops are designed for parents and carers with a young child who has (or may have) Autism Spectrum.  Interpreter services can be provided on request (1 week's notice prior to workshop). Unfortunately we are unable to acc...
Thursday 21 May 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Understanding Behaviour Part 2: Wentworthville Thu 21 May 2020

You must have attended Part 1 of Understanding Behaviour on Thur 9 April to attend this workshop.
Friday 22 May 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Tips for Everyday Skills: Gymea Fri 22 May 2020

Early Days Workshops are designed for parents and carers with a young child who has (or may have) Autism Spectrum. Workshops are FREE of charge to participants and run by professionals who have extensive experience and knowledge in working with ...
Tuesday 26 May 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Play & Social Learning: Penrith Tue 26 May 2020

Early Days Workshops are designed for parents and carers with a young child who has (or may have) Autism Spectrum.Please note: Workshops may be cancelled due to insufficient registrations, if you are keen to attend then please register your attendanc...
Thursday 28 May 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Understanding Behaviour Part 1: Bankstown Thu 28 May 2020

The Early Days Workshops are here to provide free support and information to families and carers who have children with (or who may have) Autism Spectrum between the ages of 0-7 Years. Workshops are FREE of charge to participants and run by professio...
Friday 5 Jun 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Play & Social Learning: Frenchs Forest Fri 5 Jun 2020

Early Days Workshops are designed for parents and carers with a young child who has (or may have) Autism Spectrum.Please note: Workshops may be cancelled due to insufficient registrations, if you are keen to attend then please register your attendanc...
Wednesday 10 Jun 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Understanding Behaviour Part 2: Campbelltown Wed 10 Jun 2020

You must have attended Part 1 of Understanding Behaviour on Wed 6 May to attend this workshop.
Friday 12 Jun 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Tips for Everyday Skills: Wentworthville Fri 12 Jun 2020

Early Days Workshops are designed for parents and carers with a young child who has (or may have) Autism Spectrum. Workshops are FREE of charge to participants and run by professionals who have extensive experience and knowledge in working with ...
Tuesday 16 Jun 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Helping my Child Cope with Change: Penrith Tue 16 Jun 2020

Early Days Workshops are designed for parents and carers with a young child who has (or may have) Autism Spectrum. Workshops are FREE of charge to participants and run by professionals who have extensive experience and knowledge in working with ...
Wednesday 17 Jun 2020
10:00 - 12:30

Early Days Grandparents Workshop: Bankstown Wed 17 Jun 2020

The Early Days Workshops are part of the Helping Children With Autism package and are here to provide free support and information to families and carers who have children with (or who may have) autism spectrum disorder between the ages of 0-7 Years....
Thursday 18 Jun 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Understanding Behaviour Part 2: Shellharbour Thu 18 Jun 2020

You must have attended Part 1 of Understanding Behaviour on Thur 14 May to attend this workshop.
Thursday 25 Jun 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Understanding Behaviour Part 2: Bankstown Thu 25 Jun 2020

You must have attended Part 1 of Understanding Behaviour on Thu 28 May to attend this workshop.

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