16.07.13 09:59 Age: 3 yrs

Free Autism Awareness Workshop - 29 July 2013

Category: General


Eastern Recreation and Leisure Services Inc. (ERLS), in conjunction with Basketball Victoria and Melbourne East Basketball Association invites sports clubs, coaches and volunteers to attend a FREE Autism Awareness workshop.


Presented by:  Cathy McDonald - Physical Education, Vermont South Special School

Lisa Martin - Teacher, Vermont South Special School


Cathy and Lisa have worked across disability, sport and education settings over a number of years, during which they have had a range of experiences and developed useful strategies for including children with Autism.


In this session you will;

        Learn about Autism

        Develop a greater understanding of a person's behaviour with Autism

        Discuss a range of strategies that could help with including participants with autism to actively participate in community sport and recreation


Session Details

When:       Monday, 29th July, 2013

Time:         6.30pm - 8.30pm

Where:      Nunawading Basketball Stadium, 310-336 Burwood Hwy, Burwood East

(Melways Ref.: 62 C7)

RSVP:       Places are limited.

Please RSVP by 12.00pm (midday) on Friday 26th July to 9720 5944 or send an email.


A light supper will be provided. Please advise if you have any specific requirements (e.g. dietary, Auslan interpreter).


Please direct any enquiries to:


Eastern Recreation & Leisure Services Inc.

03 9720 5944