Autism Information Session - The Centre For U

Autism Information Session

Understand and assist – Gain insights to better understand and assist autistic people.

Autism Awareness Training

This session will help you to understand what autism spectrum disorder is, how it affects a person’s behaviour and how you can support and assist autistic people.

If you need immediate support, call the Autism 24-hour hotline on 1300 222 777.

Course time and date: 10 am – 12 noon, Thursday 21 November 2019

This service is free for ETU members, their families and all Victorian union members.

Duration: 2 hours

Location: The Centre for U – Level 3, 200 Arden Street, North Melbourne Victoria

Program Description

This session is co presented with both an Amaze facilitator and an autistic self-advocate.  After this training you will:

  • Know what autism spectrum disorder is and how it effects a person’s behaviour
  • Understand how sensory processing differences impact on a persons and how they engage with the environment
  • Recognise the thinking styles that autistic people have and where support may be required
  • Identify and apply basic support strategies to assist autistic people

Eligibility – Support Services

To access Support Services for free, you must be:

  • A financial ETU member (includes suspended up to six (6) months)
  • An ETU member for more than three (3) months
  • A family member (of an eligible ETU member) who fits the definition
  • A member of a Victorian union

For more information read our Eligibility Policy


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