Social Skills & Friendship Skills - Auckland

Thu Jul 29 2021 at 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

3B Olive Road, Penrose, Auckland 1061, New Zealand | Auckland

Children's Autism Foundation
Publisher/HostChildren's Autism Foundation
Social Skills & Friendship Skills - Auckland The team at Children's Autism Foundation presents "Social & Friendship Skills", a 2‐hour workshop interactive 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 children with ASD may struggle with social skills and communication and leave with simple & practical strategies to support your child or the children you work with.
Topics include:
* Why can social communication be so difficult for children on the Autism Spectrum?
* How to help children recognise emotions & social behaviour in themselves and others.
* How to teach & 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
Facilitated by Jeanita Cush-Hunter.
Jeanita is a Family Consultant at Children’s Autism Foundation, working with parents, caregivers & whanau of children on the Autism Spectrum. She is an experienced secondary school teacher and proud mum of two sons, one of whom is Autistic. Jeanita is passionate about supporting Autistic children and their whanau to live their absolute best lives.
Cost: Per Family – $20 / Professionals – $50 (working in disability sector)
PLEASE REGISTER YOUR INTEREST HERE AND DISABILITY CONNECT WILL BE IN CONTACT TO CONFIRM YOUR TICKET AND ARRANGE PAYMENT
This workshop is brought to you by Disability Connect & Children's Autism Foundation with funding support from Te Pou.

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3B Olive Road, Penrose, Auckland 1061, New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand

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