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We have some interesting events for our Aspergers community coming up and also we have  listed our Peer Group Meetings and Courses for you to book all listed here for you. Register here for updates about AV's events as they are posted.  

Bookings for our Peer Group Meetings are so we can manage numbers due to their increasing popularity. For more details about our Peer Group Meetings please visit here. These Meetings are for those who are independent, with no carers present, except for our u18 Meetings where parents stay on premises in a separate area. Please refer to our terms and conditions page for our event Tickets here. Please note that images may be recorded at our events and meeting so please notify Admin if you do not wish your image or your child's recorded. 

Our events and meetings are run by our amazing team of volunteers. Please thank them for their contribution if you get a chance. 

Upcoming events

    • 29 Oct 2019
    • 10 Dec 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • Link Health & Community Batesford Hub, 94 Batesford Rd


    Social Skills Toolkit is aimed at assisting young adults who are interested in understanding the social and work world by creating a toolkit that will assist individuals to make and keep friends, socialise and feel confident, and even develop romantic relationships. Participants are given the opportunity to practice these skills during and between weekly sessions. Consistent weekly participation is essential.  Link Health's Batesford Hub (not far from Power Neighbourhood House). 

    Social coaches will be  provided to support participants in using the social skills tools developed in the workshops and will provide a resource during the weekly sessions. For full program information refer to the Adults Social Skills Toolkit Workshops brochure (pdf).

    Module 2:  Advanced communication and social skills covers:

    • Finding and keeping friends
    • Handling disagreements
    • Active Assertiveness (Identifying different types Bullying, Sexual Harassment)
    • Humour
    • Creating and managing get together
    • Relationships and Dating

    Cost:  $50 per session for AV Member ($300 per module); $70 per session for Non- Members ($420 per module).  If you are not a member and would like to be, you can join Aspergers Victoria at our secure online platform; https://aspergersvic.org.au/join-us.

    Getting There: Batesford Hub is on Batesford Rd, near Holmesglen TAFE. There is free parking available on site.  If taking public transport, the nearest train station is Holmesglen station on the Glen Waverley line, or pick up the 903 Mordialloc bus and get off at the TAFE/Warrigal Rd stop, then it's a 2 minute walk from there.

    Please Note: Places for this program are limited and this page is for regisrations and payments only. Please only register here after first having contacted us to answer some enrolment questions and confirm that a place is still available for you before proceeding (see contact details section below).

    Contact Details:  Any queries contact Kathryn at programs@aspergersvic.org.au  or on 0491 200 739 or Gayle on 0412 113 105. 

    • 11 Nov 2019
    • 16 Dec 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • Batesford Hub 94 Batesford Road, Chadstone VIC 3148
    • 0

    Social Communication For Life Program 

    Module 1: Basic Communication Strategies for Young Adults 18-35yrs


    Due to popular demand we are starting a second Social Communication for Life Program. This highly successful program will develop a toolkit of communication skills that will assist the young adult to make and keep friends, socialise, feel confident and even develop romantic relationships.  Module 1 will run over 6 weeks on Monday evenings between 6.15pm and 8.15pm at the Link Health's Batesford Hub (not far from Power Neighbourhood House).

    Social coaches will support participants in using the communication strategies developed in the program and will provide a resource during the weekly sessions. For full program information refer to the Social Communication for Life Brochure.docx.

    Module 1:   Basic Communication Strategies covers:

    • Understanding social anxiety and how to manage it.
    • Identifying thinking styles and emotions in yourself and others
    • Conversation survival skills: Starting and maintaining conversations, entrance and exit strategies, reading verbal and non-verbal language

    Cost:  $50 per session for AV Member ($300 per module); $70 per session for Non- Members ($420 per module).  If you are not a member and would like to be, you can join Aspergers Victoria at our secure online platform; https://aspergersvic.org.au/join-us

    Please Note: Places for this program are limited and this page is for regisrations and payments only. Please only register here after first having contacted us to answer some enrolment questions and confirm that a place is still available for you before proceeding (see contact details section below).

    Getting There: Batesford Hub is on Batesford Rd, near Holmesglen TAFE. There is free parking available on site.  If taking public transport, the nearest train station is Holmesglen station on the Glen Waverley line, or pick up the 903 Mordialloc bus and get off at the TAFE/Warrigal Rd stop, then it's a 2 minute walk from there.


    Contact Details:  Queries contact Kathryn at programs@aspergersvic.org.au  or Gayle on 0412 113 105.

    • 19 Dec 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Power Neighbourhood House, 54 Power Ave, Ashwood 3147
    Register

    AS Adults Social NIght

    From 6.30pm BBQ and ~8pm Games Night


    Come and join with like-minded Aspergers adults, to take advantage of a 5th Thursday in the month of May, for an extra social night just to enjoy each other's company, over a few board games and a Bar-Be-Que.

    Cost::  Please pay $10 AV Members, or $15 Non-Member 1st Time Attendees online with your registration.  Includes a simple BBQ dinner of sausages and bread and covers admin costs for this extra event. Indicate any dietary intolerances/allergies in your registration form.  

    This group is for our older Adult peer group attendees.  It is more suitable for those who are aged 35 years and over, although younger adults may still attend if they wish to.  (Young adults may prefer to attend the other younger adult meetings: see our event list).

    This Group is for Aspergers Victoria members. The usual monthly meeting is held on the 3rd Thursday of each month across each year. When there is a 5th Thursday in the month, we usually hold an additional social night, such as this meeting. If you are not a member you can come for one session as a guest to try and see if the group suits your needs.  After that we ask you to join us a a member here, to continue attending and enjoy member prices (on events with a cost) as well as other member value and benefits as part of our community. 

    This page is for booking places only.

    Please NoteIf you have any further queries about the booking procedures or have missed the booking deadline, please email admin@aspergersvic.org.au 

    Contact Details:  Colin Pickthall asadults@aspergersvic.org.au

    Getting There:  Plenty parking in the area, or take the train to Homesglen station and walk about 6 minutes to the venue. 

    • 18 Feb 2020
    • TO BE ADVISED
    • 200


    Celebrate neurodiversity & benefits of Aspergers

    Embracing neurodiversity in the workplace should be celebrated. It's this range of different thinking that has helped make humanity’s progress in science and the creative arts possible.

    Celebrate with us at our special event to mark International Aspergers Day!

    TimeDoors open: TBA.

    Location: TBA 

    Special Guests:  TBA

    Registrations to open soon. 

Past events

9 Dec 2019 Southern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
6 Dec 2019 Teens Meetup: Gift making, Pizza & Board Games Night
6 Dec 2019 Eastern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
5 Dec 2019 Partners Peer Support Group
5 Dec 2019 Volunteers & Staff End of Year Celebration Dinner
28 Nov 2019 Young Adults Hub
22 Nov 2019 Southern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
21 Nov 2019 Adults Meet-Up
17 Nov 2019 Annual General Meeting & Celebration
16 Nov 2019 Inclusive Women's Get-together
15 Nov 2019 Social Butterflies: Inclusive Girls' Gathering
11 Nov 2019 Southern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
7 Nov 2019 Partners Peer Support Group
1 Nov 2019 Teens Meetup: Indoor Rock Climbing Night
31 Oct 2019 AS Adults Social Night Meeting
27 Oct 2019 Dungeons & Dragons Group - Term 4 2019
25 Oct 2019 Southern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
24 Oct 2019 Young Adults Meetup
19 Oct 2019 Inclusive Women's Get-together
18 Oct 2019 Social Butterflies: Inclusive Girls' Gathering
17 Oct 2019 Adults Meet-Up
14 Oct 2019 Southern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
13 Oct 2019 Develop Your Social Skills Toolkit -Teens Module 1
8 Oct 2019 Adults & Young Adults Melbourne Observatory Social Night
4 Oct 2019 Teens Meetup: Drumming Workshop & Games Night
3 Oct 2019 Partners Peer Support Group
29 Sep 2019 Dungeons & Dragons Group
26 Sep 2019 Young Adults Hub
21 Sep 2019 Inclusive Women's Get-together
20 Sep 2019 Social Butterflies: Inclusive Girls' Gathering
19 Sep 2019 Adults Meet-Up
17 Sep 2019 Develop Your Social Skills Toolkit -Young Adults Module 1
15 Sep 2019 Dungeons & Dragons Group
15 Sep 2019 Aspie Women@Work: Diagnosis & Disclosure Panel Event
11 Sep 2019 Southern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
6 Sep 2019 Teens Hub: BBQ, Fire Pit & Board Games Night
6 Sep 2019 Eastern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
5 Sep 2019 Partners Meet-Up
1 Sep 2019 Dungeons & Dragons Group
29 Aug 2019 AS Adults Social Night Meeting
23 Aug 2019 Southern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
22 Aug 2019 Young Adults Hub
18 Aug 2019 Dungeons & Dragons Group
17 Aug 2019 Inclusive Women's Get-together
16 Aug 2019 Social Butterflies: Inclusive Girls' Gathering
15 Aug 2019 Adult Meet-Up
14 Aug 2019 Southern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
4 Aug 2019 Dungeons & Dragons Group
2 Aug 2019 Teens Hub: BBQ, Fire Pit & Board Games Night
2 Aug 2019 Eastern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
1 Aug 2019 Partners Meet-Up
26 Jul 2019 Southern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
25 Jul 2019 Young Adults Hub
21 Jul 2019 Dungeons & Dragons Group
20 Jul 2019 Inclusive Women's Get-together
19 Jul 2019 Social Butterflies: Inclusive Girls' Gathering
18 Jul 2019 Adult Meet-Up
7 Jul 2019 Dungeons & Dragons Group
4 Jul 2019 Partners Meet-Up
28 Jun 2019 Teens Hub
28 Jun 2019 Southern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
27 Jun 2019 Young Adults Hub
23 Jun 2019 Dungeons & Dragons Group
21 Jun 2019 Social Butterflies Gathering
20 Jun 2019 Adult Meet-Up
15 Jun 2019 Inclusive Women's Get-together
9 Jun 2019 Dungeons & Dragons Group
7 Jun 2019 Eastern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
6 Jun 2019 Partners Meet-Up
30 May 2019 AS Adults Social Night Meeting
26 May 2019 Dungeons & Dragons Group
24 May 2019 Teens Peer Group Meeting
24 May 2019 Southern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
23 May 2019 Young Adults Peer Group Meeting
18 May 2019 Womens Group
16 May 2019 AS Adults Group Meeting
12 May 2019 Dungeons & Dragons
10 May 2019 Teen Girls Peer Mentor Group
3 May 2019 Teens Peer Group Meeting
3 May 2019 Eastern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
2 May 2019 Partners Peer Group Meeting
2 May 2019 Young Adults Peer Group Meeting
27 Apr 2019 Gener8 (meet-up group for 25 to 45 year olds)
26 Apr 2019 Southern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
20 Apr 2019 Womens Group
18 Apr 2019 AS Adults Social Group Meeting
5 Apr 2019 Eastern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
4 Apr 2019 Partners Peer Group Meeting
28 Mar 2019 Young Adults Peer Group Meeting
22 Mar 2019 Teens Peer Group Meeting
22 Mar 2019 Southern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
21 Mar 2019 AS Adults Social Group Meeting
16 Mar 2019 Womens Group
7 Mar 2019 Partners Peer Group Meeting
1 Mar 2019 Eastern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
28 Feb 2019 Young Adults Peer Group Meeting
22 Feb 2019 Teens Peer Group Meeting
22 Feb 2019 Southern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
21 Feb 2019 AS Adults Social Group Meeting
18 Feb 2019 International Aspergers Day Fundraiser
18 Feb 2019 International Aspergers Day Breakfast Celebration
16 Feb 2019 NEW C1825 (social meet up for 18 to 25 year olds)
16 Feb 2019 Womens Group
15 Feb 2019 Teen Girls Peer Mentor Group
8 Feb 2019 Gener8 (meet-up group for 25 to 45 year olds)
7 Feb 2019 Partners Peer Group Meeting
1 Feb 2019 Eastern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
7 Dec 2018 Eastern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
6 Dec 2018 Partners Peer Group Meeting
3 Dec 2018 Strategies for Success @ Work
29 Nov 2018 AS Adults End of Year Social Group Meeting
23 Nov 2018 Teens Peer Group Meeting
23 Nov 2018 Southern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
22 Nov 2018 Young Adults Peer Group Meeting
21 Nov 2018 Annual General Meeting & Celebration
19 Nov 2018 AV Adult Women's 20+ Group
16 Nov 2018 Teen Girls Peer Mentor Group
15 Nov 2018 AS Adults Peer Group Meeting
10 Nov 2018 Adults in Their Thirties Social Network
2 Nov 2018 Eastern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
1 Nov 2018 Partners Peer Group Meeting
30 Oct 2018 Aspergers and Sleep
26 Oct 2018 Teens & Young Adults Peer Group Meeting
26 Oct 2018 Southern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
25 Oct 2018 AV Young Adults Mini Peer Group Meeting
18 Oct 2018 AS Adults Peer Group Meeting
12 Oct 2018 Adults in Their Thirties Social Network
4 Oct 2018 Partners Peer Group Meeting
28 Sep 2018 Teens Peer Group Meeting
27 Sep 2018 Young Adults Peer Group Meeting
20 Sep 2018 AS Adults Peer Group Meeting
18 Sep 2018 Jobs for People with Aspergers
16 Sep 2018 “The Mechanics of Emotion, Clarity, Congruence and Communication in Everyday Life”
14 Sep 2018 Teen Girls Peer Mentor Group
7 Sep 2018 Eastern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
6 Sep 2018 Dr Gavi Ansara Presents: How to Unlock your Aspie Superpowers
30 Aug 2018 AS Adults Peer Group Meeting
24 Aug 2018 Teens Peer Group Meeting
24 Aug 2018 Southern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
23 Aug 2018 Young Adults Peer Group Meeting
16 Aug 2018 AS Adults August Social Night
3 Aug 2018 Eastern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
2 Aug 2018 Partners Peer Group Meeting
27 Jul 2018 AsperTeens Peer Group Meeting
26 Jul 2018 Young Adults Peer Group Meeting
24 Jul 2018 Pathways to Educational Engagement
19 Jul 2018 AS Adults Peer Group Meeting
5 Jul 2018 Partners Peer Group Meeting
28 Jun 2018 AV Young Adults Peer Group Meeting
22 Jun 2018 AsperTeens Peer Group Meeting
22 Jun 2018 Southern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
21 Jun 2018 AS Adults Peer Group Meeting
7 Jun 2018 Partners Peer Group Meeting
1 Jun 2018 Eastern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
25 May 2018 AsperTeens Peer Group Meeting
24 May 2018 AS Young Adults Peer Group Meeting
17 May 2018 AS Adults Peer Group Meeting
4 May 2018 Eastern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
3 May 2018 Partners Peer Group Meeting
27 Apr 2018 AsperTeens Peer Group Meeting
26 Apr 2018 AS Young Adults Peer Group Meeting
19 Apr 2018 AS Adults Peer Group Meeting
5 Apr 2018 Partners Peer Group Meeting
23 Mar 2018 AsperTeens Peer Group Meeting
23 Mar 2018 Southern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
22 Mar 2018 AS Young Adults Peer Group Meeting
15 Mar 2018 AS Adults Peer Group Meeting
2 Mar 2018 Eastern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
1 Mar 2018 Partners Peer Group Meeting
23 Feb 2018 AsperTeens Peer Group Meeting
23 Feb 2018 Southern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
22 Feb 2018 AS Young Adults Peer Group Meeting
15 Feb 2018 AS Adults Peer Group Meeting
1 Feb 2018 Partners Peer Group Meeting
22 Nov 2017 Coaching for Neurodiversity
15 Nov 2017 Annual General Meeting
11 Oct 2017 Vermont Primary School - OSCH Training

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