Supporting your child through primary school - General Family Workshop - NETLEY
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General Family Workshops are presented in a group that aims to develop the participants’ understanding relating to the autism spectrum. Presented by experienced professionals from across different teams within the organisation, and with individuals on the autism spectrum, participants will develop a greater understanding of many topics through interactive, engaging and practical workshops. For free sessions, participants must either be autistic or be a partner or a family member of someone on the spectrum.
In Focus Family Workshops are unique workshops presented to small groups of participants by relevant therapists, which allows for specific questions and scenarios to be discussed. Sessions focus on a specific topic and aim to develop the participants’ knowledge and understanding of that topic, and provide participants with tailored strategies that can be used, and relevant to the participants’ setting.
NDIS funding may be used to access these workshops. Please register online and complete all additional questions regarding your, or your child/ren’s/family members, NDIS plan.
The Autism SA team will follow up if any additional information is required.
This workshop is specifically designed for parents who have a child currently attending primary school, or starting primary school in 2020. This session will be presented by an Autism Consultant with prior experience in teaching and supporting students on the spectrum in a range of classroom settings.
The following topics will be covered:
- What schooling options are available;
- What to expect;
- Who to talk to at school;
- What support your child might be eligible to access at school;
- What to consider when looking at schools;
- Teaching school readiness skills;
- Preparing your child for the transition into Primary School or changing schools;
- Creating and implementing systems to support academic expectations – such as learning new routines, use of organisational folders, assignment break down, and recording homework;
- Bullying prevention and strategies;
- Supporting transitions and separation anxiety; and
- What to do if things are not going well.
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