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Social Communication Workshop - Botany

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Children's Autism Foundation presents "Social Communication", a workshop for parents & whanau and any professionals who engage with children and young people on the autism spectrum.  In this workshop you will learn more about how autistic children communicate differently and leave with simple & practical strategies to better support your child or the children you work with.

Topics include:

  • Why social communication may be different for autistic children.
  • How to help children recognise emotions & social behaviour in themselves and others.
  • How to model & encourage social communication and interaction with others.
  • How to support children with social communication at school, at home and in the community.
  • How to use visuals, charts & apps to support social communication

Plus plenty of time for Q&A at the end of the session.

Facilitated by Jo Sutton.

Jo is a National Educator at Autism New Zealand. She is proud mum of three children, one of whom is autistic. Jo is passionate about supporting autistic children and their whanau to live their absolute best lives.

This workshop is FREE for parents/caregivers/whanau thanks to support from the Auckland Airport Community Trust.
Professionals $50 incl GST

Please note that this workshop is interactive. This means we invite you to respond to discussion questions, share your experience/opinion, and of course, ask questions of your own!

Unsure if this is for you?
No worries at all - your participation is voluntary! This is an autism-friendly workshop and you are invited to participate in whatever way makes you feel most comfortable. Please feel free to email us if you have any questions or require assistance.

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