Join us for at one of our upcoming events!
|Wed, 31st Mar||Dads Dinner||The Grove, Wattle Grove||6.00pm onwards|
|Fri, 9th Apr||Dads Get Together||Palace Arcade||6.00pm onwards|
|Sat, 1st May||Early Days Encouraging Interactions through Play – Dads Workshop||East Fremantle||9.30am to 11.30am|
|Sat, 15th May||Q&A with a Speech Pathologist||Joondalup||9.30am to 11.30am|
|Thurs, 20th May||An Evening with the Fathering Project||Shenton Park||6.00pm to 8.00pm|
|Sat, 12th Jun||Q&A with a Psychologist||East Fremantle||9.30am to 11.30am|
|Thurs, 1st Jul||Dads Dinner||Albion Hotel, Cottesloe||6.30pm onwards|
Q&A with a Psychologist
Facilitated during one of the dads specific MyTime sessions, this Q&A covers the kinds of
services and supports that psychologists can provide. Topics may include:
- Positive Behaviour Supports
- Mental health services in WA
- Social and emotional development
- Parenting and relationships
- Emotional regulation skills
Q&A with an Occupational Therapist
Facilitated during one of the dads specific MyTime sessions, this Q&A encompasses supporting your child’s engagement in meaningful activities. Supports typically include:
- Daily living skills
- Sensory processing
- Gross and fine motor skills
- Improved quality of life
- Emotional regulation
Q&A with an Speech Pathologist
Facilitated during one of the dads specific MyTime sessions, this Q&A encompasses supporting the development of your child’s communication. Supports typically include:
- Expressive and receptive language skills
- Early literacy
- Play skills
- Visual supports
Early Days Encouraging Interactions Through Play – Dads Workshop
The Early Days Workshops are provided free to families and carers (unpaid) of children aged 0 to 6 years with (or who may have) Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
This workshop covers the following information and will be run by male facilitators to foster open and honest discussions recognising some of the challenges unique to fathers:
- What is social interaction.
- Benefits of play.
- Ways to support social interactions and play skills.
Click here to register.
Our Dads Dinner is run once each school term and is a chance to join us and chat, share and support each other over a good meal!
There is no cost to attend. Food and drink will be available to purchase.
Register your attendance using the form below.
Dads Get Together
To celebrate World Autism Awareness Month, join us for a night of 100% original arcade machines from the 80’s and 90’s on the 9th of April. Register using the form below!
Dads MyTime Groups
We now have a specific MyTime group available to dads of children with disabilities. All dads and father figures of children with a disability, of all ages, are invited to attend one of our dads MyTime groups.
The groups provide a relaxed, casual atmosphere in which to chat, share and support each other.
MyTime groups hosted by our Dads Support Facilitators James Price (Joondalup) and Robert Bruno (East Fremantle).To see the upcoming dates and locations click here or register below.
An Evening with the Fathering Project
This Fathering Project event is an informal yet informative discussion for dads, step dads, and father-figures.
It will provide information about the important role of dads, how to foster strong and positive relationships with your children, how to navigate the journey of fatherhood, and what The Fathering Project is all about.
Our Parent Support Facilitators, James and Robert are here to support you, answer questions, and provide information on the events and Dads Autism Connect group. Email them at Autism.firstname.lastname@example.org to get in touch.
Stay in the loop!
Stay in the loop with all of our news and join our dads network now!
- Join our Autism and Dads WA group on Facebook – Click here
- Register to our Dads Autism Connect group email list via the button below.