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Action in Autism Invites You To Attend Their Skills Transference Workshop

Action in Autism Invites You To Attend Their Skills Transference Workshop

Action in Autism in partnership with the Department of Information Technology at the Durban University of Technology is hosting a professional Skills Transference Workshop for educators, parents, caregivers and therapists next week (Friday 11 October 2013 – Saturday 12 October 2013) at the Department of Information Technology, Ritson Road Campus, Durban University of Technology.

Action in Autism is a non-profit organisation created by parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) to improve the quality of life of people with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their caregivers by building partnerships between people with ASD, their families and the community to provide information, services, learning and research.

In line with recent research that indicates that Parents Skills Transference is pivotal to the successful integration of people with autism into society, Action in Autism has designed a bi-annual Skills Transference Workshop which specifically focuses on skilling and equipping parents, educators and health care professionals with practical, best practice strategies for communicating and socially interacting with children with autism. The workshop is facilitated by five well known experts in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders. These workshops have already empowered well over 350 people in the province of KwaZulu-Natal.

The workshop runs from 1pm – 4pm on Friday (11 October 2013). On Saturday (12 October 2013), the workshop runs from and 8:30am – 4pm.

The costs are R550 per person (to cover costs of the manuals, teas/coffees and lunch).

Action in Autism will continue to support those parents and caregivers of children with autism who cannot afford the costs of the workshop. Spaces are limited!

For bookings email Nkanyiso: or fax 0865568973, or telephone 031 2074858 or go to for more information.

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