Otago

Parent to Parent Otago's area includes the centres of Arrowtown, Alexandra, Cromwell, Wanaka, Balclutha, Mosgiel, Oamaru and Dunedin - and everywhere in between

Coordinator: Sheryl Davies

Phone: 03 470 1086   Mobile: 027 808 3949

Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday - 9am - 3pm

Email: otago@parent2parent.org.nz

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Upcoming events

Nov
26
Tue
Kids do well if they can (Oamaru)
Nov 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Kids do well if they can – Drawing from Dr Ross Greene’s collaborative and proactive solutions approach

THERE IS NO CHARGE TO ATTEND but please let us know you are attending for catering purposes.

Starts 11am, light refreshments and socialising, 9pm finish.

RSVP by Tuesday 19 November with dietary requirements, 027 808 3949 or info@altogetherautism.org.nz (If registering by email, please add the network region in the subject line and let us know if you have any dietary requirements.

Click here to download the programme

* Out of respect to people with sensory sensitivities, please avoid wearing perfume, deodorant and other strong smells. We would also appreciate if you could keep your phone on silent.

 

Nov
27
Wed
By Autistics for Autistics (Dunedin)
Nov 27 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Is there an autistic child in your life? Come to a FREE Altogether Autism workshop for family/whānau and professionals.

Autistic teens and adults – come along and meet other autistic adults, discuss autism and services together in a safe and welcoming environment.
At the same time we have ‘Kids do well if they can’ workshop for family/whֿanau and professionals.

Starts 11am, light refreshments and socialising from 1pm, 2pm finish.

RSVP by Wednesday 20 November with dietary requirements, 027 808 3949 or info@altogetherautism.org.nz (If registering by email, please add the network region in the subject line and let us know if you have any dietary requirements.

Click here to download the programme

*Out of respect to people with sensory sensitivities, please avoid wearing perfume, deodorant and other strong smells. We would also appreciate if you could keep your phone on silent.

Kids do well if they can (Dunedin)
Nov 27 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Kids do well if they can – Drawing from Dr Ross Greene’s collaborative and proactive solutions approach

 

THERE IS NO CHARGE TO ATTEND but please let us know you are attending for catering purposes.

Starts 11am, light refreshments and socialising, 9pm finish.

RSVP by Tuesday 19 November with dietary requirements, 027 808 3949 or info@altogetherautism.org.nz (If registering by email, please add the network region in the subject line and let us know if you have any dietary requirements.

Click here to download the programme

* Out of respect to people with sensory sensitivities, please avoid wearing perfume, deodorant and other strong smells. We would also appreciate if you could keep your phone on silent.

 

Nov
28
Thu
PRISM Professional Development workshop (Dunedin)
Nov 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

PRISM Professional Development Series is for professionals working with people on the autism spectrum including educators, health professionals and support workers.

All workshops are interactive and present information in ways to appeal to different people, including role-plays, videos, group exercises and discussion. Participants are provided with a comprehensive workbook and ongoing access to tailor-made information.

The workshops will offer a safe and supportive environment for people to ask questions about autism. The facilitators will provide best practice skills and strategies to interact in positive ways with people on the spectrum and their families.

Catering is included.

Download the flyer

To register phone Altogether Autism on 0800 273 463 or register online

“Tutors were fantastic, engaging, friendly and incredibly well educated.”

“Love the booklet with the powerpoint, this made a very easy to follow workshop.”

“Great course, very helpful, all information I will use in my work.”

“Awesome training, feeling empowered and looking forward to implementing new strategies for our people.”


A big thank you to the following organisations who have supported the Otago branch with donations and grants in 2018/2019

  • Air Rescue Services 

  • Altogether Autism 

  • Bendigo Valley Sports & Charity Fund 

  • Care Matters 

  • Central Lakes Trust 

  • COGS Coastal Otago / Waitaki 

  • Dorothy Kirkby Charitable Trust 

  • DUNEDIN CITY COUNCIL COMMUNITY 

  • Dunedin City Council Community Grant Scheme 

  • Fresh Choice 

  • Healthcare Otago Charitable Trust 

  • Kingston Sedgefield Trust No.2 

  • Lion Foundation 

  • Otago Community Trust 

  • Rehabilitation Welfare Trust  

  • Shacklock Charitable Trust 

  • Southern Trust 

  • United Way 

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