Tackling Sleep Problems

Wednesday, 18th September, 2013. Held in East Malvern

10.00-11.30am

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Autism Spectrum Disorder and Eating Difficulties

Wednesday, 16th October, 2013. Held in Burwood

10.00-11.30am

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Toilet Training for Children with Additional Needs

Wednesday, 20th November, 2013. Held in Burwood

10.00-11.30am

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Puberty and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Wednesday, 11th December 2013. Held in Burwood

10.00-11.30am

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Traralgon Workshops:

  

5/76 Hotham Street Traralgon

 

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MORE TO COME IN TERM 1, 2013

  

 

PARENT EDUCATION AND SKILLS PROGRAMS

  

The Autism 'Crash Course' for Parents.  Held in Camberwell.

  

Full day introductory course, covering:

  • Understanding ASD
  • Services and entitlements
  • Information about evidence-based treatments for ASD
  • Strategies for home routines
  • Caring for the whole family

  

Cost: $320.00 per person (includes morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and training notes)

  

click here  to register your interest in attending this workshop in future

    

  

ASSESSMENT

  

Cognitive assessment for program planning purposes

WPPSI-III or WISC-IV

(includes written report and recommendations)

Cost: $450.00  click here for a brochure

  

Adaptive Skills Assessment

Vineland Scales of Adaptive Behaviour- 2 Teacher Edition

(includes written report)

Cost: $290.00

  

Formal Behaviour Assessment

Child Behaviour Checklist (ASEBA)

(includes written report)

Cost $350.00

  

  

INTERVENTIONS

  

Sessional Behaviour Management Assistance

  

Help with tantrums, anxiety, aggression, eating, sleep, toileting, repetitive behaviours, play skills, social skills, or any other concern. Sessions can be at our office, at your home, childcare, kindergarten, school, or by telephone consultation.

  

50 minute session at our office (East Malvern)  

Cost: $160.00

  

50 minute telephone consultation

Cost: $160.00

  

Home visit within 10kms of our office

Cost: $290 for the first hour, $160 per subsequent hour

Additional travel $100 per hour (not covered by FaHCSIA)

 

  

Written Behaviour Plan

  

For 2-3 behaviours of concern

Cost: $240

  

  

Behaviour Management Package

  

• Initial comprehensive interview (1.5 hrs)

• Observation of the child at our office (approx. 1 hr)

• Written behaviour plan for 2-3 behaviours of concern

• Session to discuss implementation of the plan (1 hr)

  

Cost: $800.00

  

For more information about any FaHCSIA services at Outside the Square Psychology, phone (03) 9808 3917.

  

Our Eligible Services for the use of FaHCSIA funding

  

The federal department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA) provides funds for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder to access therapeutic interventions. Read more about this initiative in the panel to the left of the page. FaHCSIA will pay 100% of the cost of the services listed below. Add $20 to the cost of any first session to cover FaHCSIA Administration fees.

  

PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS

   

NEXT WORKSHOPS

 

CAMBERWELL:

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Talking to the Child about their Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis

Wednesday, 21st August, 2013. Held in East Malvern

10.00-11.30am

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Outside the Square Psychology is a member of the FaHCSIA Early Intervention Provider Panel

  

Parents of children diagnosed with:

  • Autism,
  • Asperger Syndrome, or 
  • PDD-NOS

prior to their 6th birthday may be able to access up to $6000 per annum, up to a maximum of $12,000 towards early intervention services with recognised providers. The funds are available until the child's 7th birthday.

  

To read more about the 'Helping Children with Autism' initiative, including the early intervention funds, click here

  

To access the funds, parents must make an appointment to see an Autism Adviser. Autism Advisers are located at Autism Victoria. Phone 1300 308 699.

  

To use the funds for services at Outside the Square Psychology, parents must provide their 'letter of introduction'. This is obtained from the Autism Adviser when their appplication is approved.

  

Read more about the services offered at Outside the Square Psychology by scrolling down this page.  

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