If you’re a parent or an early childhood professional interested in our ‘Talk and Tour’, please see details in this PDF ASELLC Open Day Flyer May.
Please note: the 11.15 session is fully booked.
For questions or to register, please email email@example.com, stating your name, preferred session to attend, organisation and position (if relevant), or telephone the Children’s Community Centre on 9479 2122.
If you missed Prue’s talk at La Trobe Art Institute, Thursday 4 May 2017, the video below shows her performing ‘Expend’ the feature piece in her exhibition at Writer’s Block, Borchardt Library, during May; or you can view her talk slides or listen to a recording of the talk.
Since its release in February 2016, ASDetect has been downloaded close to 14,000 times across 26 countries, with 7,000 children registered, and 5,000 assessments conducted. Two surveys of users (n = 208) indicated that 60% of parents whose children returned a ‘high-likelihood’ result arranged a follow-up appointment with their doctor, highlighting its immediate impact on families. Continue reading →
ASDetect identifies the early signs of autism, to help reduce the age at which children with autism are identified. The younger a child is accurately identified the sooner intervention can begin allowing children’s full learning potential to be realized.
A belated Happy New Year to all our readers! This is a particularly special year, as La Trobe University turned 50 (as of 8th March, 2017). The event is being marked by a year-long list of activities, and in the midst of submitting applications for grants, I have been attending some of these – I was at the La Trobe Expo hosted in the Queens Hall, Parliament on Wednesday 8th March, and on Wednesday 15th March, I accompanied Mrs Tennison at the 50th Anniversary Campaign Launch Dinner, held at the Regent Plaza Ballroom in Melbourne.
2017 is living up to our expectation that it will be a huge year! Our usual centre-based program is well under way, with the NDIS now facilitating services to several of our children. Working with the NDIS has been somewhat challenging, and we are very fortunate to have the opportunity to “ease” into the NDIS, as our core program is funded by the Department of Social Services through until the end of 2018. Continue reading →