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Family workshops

Autism SA presents family workshops that aim to develop participants’ understanding of a variety of areas relating to autism and provide specific strategies that they can use in a range of environments.

Presented by experienced professionals from across our organisation, participants will have the opportunity to develop a greater understanding of autism through these interactive, engaging and practical workshops.

Autism SA family workshops are delivered both face-to-face and online. Click below to see the current workshops in each category and then click a course title to read more.

  • Successful homework
    September 20, 2021
    3:45 pm - 5:15 pm

Successful homework – For Families

  • Webinar - Online
This session will get you thinking about more effective homework tasks, creating motivation to actually complete homework, alternatives to home based homework and setting up a successful home to school partnerships...
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  • An introduction to the autism spectrum - General Family Workshop
    September 23, 2021
    9:30 am - 11:30 am

An introduction to the autism spectrum

  • Autism SA Northern Hub
  • Face 2 Face
  • All
This workshop is a great starting point for individuals that have recently been diagnosed, or their family members.
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  • Understanding and supporting anxiety - Family Workshop
    September 27, 2021
    9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Understanding and supporting anxiety

  • Webinar - Online
  • Webinar
  • 5+
This workshop acknowledges that many individuals on the autism spectrum may experience high anxiety levels that can prevent an individual from experiencing successful community participation and developing independence.
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  • Supporting your child through high school - General Family Workshop
    October 13, 2021
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Supporting your child through high school

  • Webinar - Online
  • Webinar
  • 12+
This workshop is specifically designed for parents who have a child currently attending high school or starting high school.
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  • Supporting girls and women on the autism spectrum - General Family Workshop
    October 15, 2021
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Supporting girls and women on the autism spectrum

  • Webinar - Online
  • Webinar
  • All
Girls on the spectrum can present with a different profile from that of their male peers and are three to four times less likely to be diagnosed than boys. This...
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  • Building Language Skills - In Focus Family Workshop
    October 20, 2021
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Building Language Skills

  • Autism SA Southern Hub
  • Face 2 Face
  • All
This session is highly recommended for families, parents and careers who are accessing, or looking at accessing, Speech Pathology services, or who are wanting a deeper understanding of communication.
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  • Managing school refusal - In Focus Family Workshop
    October 20, 2021
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Managing school refusal

  • Autism SA Southern Hub
  • Face 2 Face
  • 5-18
This session will look at potential reasons for school refusal, strategies and tips for making school attendance easier, in particular through working as a team with the school to increase...
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  • Sensory detectives: understanding and supporting sensory processing - In Focus Family Workshop
    October 21, 2021
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sensory detectives: understanding and supporting sensory processing

  • Autism SA Northern Hub
  • Face 2 Face
  • All
This workshop is highly recommended for families who are accessing, or looking at accessing, Occupational Therapy services, or who are wanting a deeper understanding of sensory processing and practical strategies...
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  • Supporting your child through high school - General Family Workshop
    October 27, 2021
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Supporting your child through high school

  • Autism SA Southern Hub
  • Face 2 Face
  • 12-18
This workshop is specifically designed for parents who have a child currently attending high school or starting high school.
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  • Building self-advocacy and community awareness - In Focus Family Workshop
    October 27, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Building self-advocacy and community awareness

  • Autism SA Southern Hub
  • Face 2 Face
  • 5+
This workshop will also cover information such as deciding if, when, where and how to disclose ones diagnosis and knowing your own rights and responsibility.
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  • Transition support
    November 1, 2021
    3:45 pm - 5:15 pm

Transition support – For Families

  • Webinar - Online
  • Webinar
This workshop looks at a range of practical strategies to support the small and big transitions that are part of every school day with a focus on supporting transition into 2022.
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  • Supporting your child through primary school - General Family Workshop
    November 26, 2021
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Supporting your child through primary school

  • Webinar - Online
  • Webinar
  • 5-12
This workshop is specifically designed for parents who have a child currently attending primary school or starting primary school.
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  • Enhancing social understanding - In Focus Family Workshop
    November 30, 2021
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Enhancing social understanding

  • Webinar - Online
  • Webinar
  • 5+
This workshop will provide participants with a greater understanding of social development and practical, autism specific strategies that can be used to enhance your child’s understanding of the hidden social...
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