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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.

We can provide free interpreters upon request.

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

Seven Skills based Workshops: Half day

In this workshop you will:

  • Understand the impact of Autism on learning social skills
  • Learn about the different kinds of social skills
  • Discover, through assessment, how your child is developing these skills
  • Gain strategies to help your child build these skills
  • Write your own social story

Please note: This workshop is intended for participants who have alreadyattended an Understanding Behaviour workshop but would like more assistance.

In this workshop you will:

  • Review your child’s previous behaviour plan
  • Discuss progress and areas of concern
  • Workshop, with a partner, potential solutions
  • Revise and amend their plan with strategies to support new desired behaviours

In this workshop you will:

  • 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

In this workshop you will:

  • 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

In this workshop you will:

  • 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

This workshop covers :

  • 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

In this workshop you will:

  • 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

Tuesday 25 Feb 2020
16:00 - 18:00

Early Days Information Session for Educators/Professionals: Dubbo Tue 25 Feb 2020

Facilitated by qualified professionals with backgrounds in providing support to families & carers of children on the spectrum.This session will touch on behaviour & cognitive theories.There will be an opportunity for Q&A.A new link to res...
Wednesday 26 Feb 2020
16:00 - 18:00

Early Days Information Session for Educators/Professionals: Warren Wed 26 Feb 2020

Facilitated by qualified professionals with backgrounds in providing support to families & carers of children on the spectrum.This session will touch on behaviour & cognitive theories.There will be an opportunity for Q&A.A new link to res...
Friday 28 Feb 2020
09:30 - 13:30

Early Days My Child & Autism: Ashfield Fri 28 Feb 2020

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 this workshop.Plea...
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 Skills: 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 Skills: 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...
Friday 6 Mar 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Tips for Everyday Skills: Ashfield Fri 6 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 ...
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 - 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...
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....
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...
Monday 16 Mar 2020
9:30 - 13:30

Early Days My Child & Autism: Griffith Mon 16 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...
Monday 16 Mar 2020
16:00 - 18:00

Information Session for Educators/Professionals: Griffith Mon 16 Mar 2020

Facilitated by qualified professionals with backgrounds in providing support to families & carers of children on the spectrum.This session will touch on behaviour & cognitive theories.There will be an opportunity for Q&A.A new link to res...
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...
Wednesday 18 Mar 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Skills Workshop: Griffith Wed 18 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 19 Mar 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Social Skills: Bankstown Thu 19 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 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.
Friday 27 Mar 2020
10:00 - 12:30

Early Days Grandparents Workshop: Ashfield Fri 27 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....
Tuesday 31 Mar 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Autism Information Gathering Bourke Tuesday 31 March

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...
Tuesday 31 Mar 2020
16:00 - 18:00

Early Days Information Session for Educators/Professionals: Bourke Tue 31 March 2020 (1)

Facilitated by qualified professionals with backgrounds in providing support to families & carers of children on the spectrum.This session will touch on behaviour & cognitive theories.There will be an opportunity for Q&A.A new link to res...
Wednesday 1 Apr 2020
10:00 - 13:30

Early Days Information Session for Families/Educators/Professionals: Brewarrina Wed 1 April 2020

Facilitated by qualified professionals with backgrounds in providing support to families & carers of children on the spectrum.This session will touch on behaviour & cognitive theories.There will be an opportunity for Q&A.A new link to res...
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....
Friday 3 Apr 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Understanding Behaviour Part 1: Ashfield Fri 3 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 Professiona...
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 Skills: 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 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 ...
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.
Monday 4 May 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Understanding Behaviour Part 2: Ashfield Mon 4 May 2020

You must have attended Part 1 of Understanding Behaviour on Fri 3 April to attend this workshop.
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 Skills: 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 ...
Wednesday 13 May 2020
10:30 - 13:30

Early Days Understanding Behaviour REFRESHER: Randwick Wed 13 May 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...
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 Skills: 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 29 May 2020
09:30 - 13:30

Early Days My Child & Autism: Ashfield Fri 29 May 2020

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 this workshop.Plea...
Wednesday 3 Jun 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Progression to School: Ashfield Wed 3 Jun 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...
Friday 5 Jun 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Play Skills: 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.
Friday 19 Jun 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Early Days Understanding Behaviour Part 2: Bankstown Fri 19 Jun 2020

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

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