Events

Social family Event

E-Games Family social event -Friday 30th Junevideogame_2

Bring along your favourite gaming device and hang out with like minded others for some gaming fun together. Great fun for big kids & little kids!Ipda, Ipod, Tavblet, DS etc. Interest and sill in video games can provide a focus for social interaction with peers.

End of term -Friday 30th June 2017 – 4.00 pm-6.00 pm

At Eastwood Leisure Centre Ballarat

This is a FREE event –  some snacks provided as well as Pinky’s Pizza for everyone. Please register for catering purposes.

Contact Kris – info@ballaratautism.com    PH 0417413994

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School Transitions with Dr Avril Brereton -Wed 26th JulyAvril

ASD: Planning Successful Transitions into Primary and Secondary School

The nature of autism is such that transition can be extremely stressfull. We all understand the anxiety preparing for change, starting a new school, or moving on to Secondary school. Planning for individuals at this time is essential. Dr Avril Brereton’s workshop will ;provide both parents and teachers with the tools for planning successful transition to school, bringing both parents and educators together to work as a team to provide the best possible outcome for individuals with autism at this difficult time.

Dr Avril Brereton: Avril is a Senior Research Fellow, School of Psychology & Psychiatry at Monash University.She has worked in the field of autism for over thirty years in a variety of settings.She has research and teaching interests in the area of developmental psychiatry with a particular focus on Autism Spectrum Disorder.

At: Sovereign park Motor Inn, Main rd Ballarat

When: Wed 26th July 2017     9.30 – 12.30

Cost  $25 pp

Register with Trybooking:  https://www.trybooking.com/QGXY

Tax Invoice available on request. Click here for flyer: Transition to School with Dr Avril Brereton

Contact for further information: info@ballaratautism.com

 

 

Autism Awareness Month of April 2017

2nd April World Autism Day –  Walk for Autism Ballarat

Helping to raise awareness and show support for  families & individuals on the autism spectrum.

Many thanks to all the families who come to show their support for inclusion and acceptance of autism into the Ballarat community.

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Groups and Programs

Ballarat Autism Network Lego Club

Ballarat Autism Network Lego Club assists  children and their families, connect and socialise in an autism friendly atmosphere.

Lego Club is held at the Eastwood Leisure Centre, Corner Eastwood and Peel Street.

Fortnightly on at Saturday afternoon  5-7 years 1 pm – 2 pm

8-12 years 2.15 – 3.30 pm

Teens 3.30 – 4.30 pm

Cost- $5 per child or $7 per family

To find out more information and contacts please click here.- lego-club

Ballarat Autism Parent Connection

The Ballarat Autism Parent Connection is a friendly, relaxed group of parents and carers who come together once a month during the school term.  Organised through Pinarc Disability Service parent support coordinator Rebecca Paton.This is a great opportunity to share your knowledge and experience and to gain new information about local services and events.

For more information including dates and contact details, please click here.

Asperger Adult Group

The Asperger Adult Group is a partners and friends group that meets monthly for a games & pizza evening. For more information please click here.

Yellow Ladybugs Ballarat

Connecting girls on the autism spectrum. For more information click here

Teen League

Teen League is a social leisure group for children (aged 8-12 years) Asperger Syndrome. This group meets fortnightly for leisure activities. For more information contact Pinarc Disability Services on (03) 5329 1300.

School Holiday Programs:

Implexa school holiday program implexa-school-hol-prog

Connecting-Minds school holiday program connecting-minds-2017

Parent & Carer Workshops

Positive Partnerships offer free workshops on ASD. You can register on line and view the dates for training in your region. For more information click here.

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