Programs for Parents/Carers

Gold Foundation delivers workshops for Parents & Carers:

The Gold Foundation facilitates Educational Seminars for Parents, Carers and Family members of young people with Asperger syndrome.

Delivered by Professional Presenters, these seminars can support families to not feel ‘alone’ in the sometimes-isolating world of Asperger’s.  The seminars provide knowledge, skills and educational information to assist families in their caring role. Meeting and talking with other families going through similar situations can be extremely beneficial.

‘Let’s get practical and explore achievable ideas, increasingly seen in ‘good’ schools, to build the functioning and wellbeing of kids on the spectrum.
What makes kids with ASD so interesting and tricky to support, is that their personalities, patterns of behaviours and issues vary widely – a ‘one size fits all’ approach just doesn’t exist! There’s not a ‘typical treatment’ for kids with Asperger syndrome that will guarantee great outcomes every time. To make school work for our kids, educators have to learn how they “tick”, and that takes commitment to building a relationship with them. When this happens, clever educators can start to capitalise on strengths and gradually steer intrinsic problematic behaviours in more productive directions.
As we hone our understandings and management options around our kids with Asperger Syndrome, we develop exceptional practices that allow schools – and communities – to become better places for everyone’ Mark Le Messurier,  marklemessurier.com.au

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Upcoming Educational Seminars for Parents & Carers

Social & Emotional Literacy, The skills all young people need to be happier, more resilient and get along with others throughout their lifetime.
Presented bu Madhavi Nawana Parker
Thursday 26th October 2017

Please contact Gold Foundation for more information.

Parent/Carer Workshops Facilitated by the Gold Foundation

Date Topic Presented
10 November 2016 A window to the adolescent brain: implications for behaviour, emotion, coaching, relationships and learning Mark Le Messurier
20 October 2016 Everyday ideas to build healthy, resilient young people Mark Le Messurier
5 August 2015 A Diagnosis of ASD – Then What? Mark Le Messurier
15 March 2015 Anxiety and Anger Management Madhavi Nawana Parker
5 June 2013 Relaxation and Stress Management Madhavi Nawana Parker
3 April 2013 Guiding Positive Behaviour in Home and School Madhavi Nawana Parker
13 March 2013 Spotlight on ASD – Ideas to Strengthen the Functioning and Wellbeing of Kids in Schools Mark Le Messurier
20 March 2013 Developing Resilience to Encourage Positive Behaviour Madhavi Nawana Parker
20 February 2013 Identifying the Underlying Causes of Behaviour Difficulties Madhavi Nawana Parker