Events

Oct
16
Wed
Hawke’s Bay – Kids do Well if they can @ Eastern Institute of Technology, Room L318
Oct 16 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Is there an autistic child in your life?

Come to our FREE workshop for family/ whānau and professionals.

Facilitated by
Catherine Trezona, national manager

Joanne Lawless, PRISM autism specialist facilitator

THERE IS NO CHARGE TO ATTEND but please let us know you are attending for catering purposes.

Starts 11am, light refreshments and socialising, 2pm finish.

RSVP by Wednesday 9 October with dietary requirements, 022 1201 748 or (If registering by email, please add the network region in the subject line and let us know if you have any dietary requirements.

To download the programme

* Out of respect to people with sensory sensitivities, please avoid wearing perfume, deodorant and other strong smells. We would also appreciate if you could keep your phone on silent.

 

Taradale – By Autistics for Autistics @ Eastern Institute of Technology, Room N132
Oct 16 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Is there an autistic child in your life?

Come to our FREE workshop for family/whānau and professionals.

Facilitated by
Catherine Trezona, national manager

Joanne Lawless, PRISM autism specialist facilitator

THERE IS NO CHARGE TO ATTEND but please let us know you are attending for catering purposes.

Starts 11am, light refreshments and socialising from 1pm, 2pm finish.

RSVP by Wednesday 9 October with dietary requirements, 022 1201 748 or (If registering by email, please add the network region in the subject line and let us know if you have any dietary requirements.

To download the programme

* Out of respect to people with sensory sensitivities, please avoid wearing perfume, deodorant and other strong smells. We would also appreciate if you could keep your phone on silent.

 

Nov
6
Wed
Autism in the Workplace – Fitting the Job to the Worker @ EMA | Employers and Manufacturers Association
Nov 6 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Autism and other neurodiversities – what’s in it for your workplace?

Price and to purchase:

$350 ex GST (Accessibility Tick Members receive a 15% discount – email us for the code)

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite’s fee is nonrefundable

Prerequisites:

None

Length:

3.5 hours (plus a 30 minute break)

Workshop overview:

This Autism in the Workplace – Fitting the Job to the Worker course covers:

    • how to recognise the strengths and support needs of autistic job seekers and workers
    • practical strategies to assess the barriers to employment in your workplace
    • tools to remove these barriers when recruiting autistic talent

Workshop content:

1. Autism and other neurodiversities – what’s in it for your workplace?

2. Tips for autism-friendly recruitment – an overview

    • Attracting, recruiting and keeping autistic talent

3. Fitting the job to the worker

    • Developing job descriptions
    • Advertising your opportunities to attract autistic job-seekers

4. Interviewing for success

    • Identifying candidates’ strengths
    • The impact of rapport (or lack of it)
    • Disclosure dilemmas

 

Delivered in a classroom environment

Informed by autistic advisors

Delivered by autism specialists

Bought to you by the team at the Accessibility Tick in partnership with Altogether Autism.

For more information, email

 

We look forward to seeing you at Autism in the Workplace – Fitting the Job to the Worker.

We wish to make this an inclusive experience for all. If you have an accessibility or dietary need, please email ahead of the day and let us know so that we can make the right accommodations for you.

 

Out of respect to people with sensory sensitivities, please avoid wearing perfume, deodorant and other strong smells.