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Autism Identity & Awareness for Neurodiverse Adults

We all have a unique set of skills, strengths
and talents – let’s find yours

Expressions of Interest are now open.

Where: Online via Zoom
When: 4th October 2022 – 6th December 2022
Day: Tuesdays
Time: 5.30pm-7.00pm
Cost: Free

This 11-week online program is co-designed and peer lead by a facilitator/s on the spectrum. It offers neurodiverse participants with the opportunity to reframe autism by acknowledging that despite experiencing challenges, neurodiverse individuals also possess a range of strengths that can be useful for navigating work, relationships and life.

The program covers a range of topics including the social model of disability and neurodiversity, the benefits of neurodiversity to employers, culture and society, fluctuating functioning and how to manage and plan for different situations. The aim is to help participants understand how autism affects them personally and thereby increase their confidence and self-awareness.

Interviews will be conducted closer to the start date with our program facilitator to ensure the program is properly suited to you.

Contact us for more information or complete the expression of interest form below to register your interest. We’d like to thank the Department of Social Services for supporting this project.”

Topics covered in this course include:

Session 0:21st September 2022Meet your facilitator – so we can answer any
questions you may have about the program
Session 1:4th October 2022Introduction to autism
Session 2:11th October 2022Disability & diversity
Session 3:18th October 2022History & research
Session 4:25th October 2022Sensory processing
Session 5:1st November 2022Executive functioning Part 1
Session 6:8th November 2022Executive functioning Part 2
Session 7:15th November 2022Health & wellbeing
Session 8:22nd November 2022Connection & communication
Session 9:29th November 2022Interests & employment
Session 10:6th December 2022Myths & misconceptions

If you think this program may be interesting or helpful to you, please submit an Expression Of Interest below.