Irabina offers a wide range of workshops designed for parents, carers, family members and professionals who are currently supporting a child or young person with Autism Spectrum Disorder. These workshops offer a wide range of information pertaining to a variety of areas and equip the individual with relevant strategies that can be implemented.

 

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

 


Sensory processing disorder in children with ASD

 

This workshop will give you more information about sensory processing disorder and how it may be a part of understanding your child and his/her needs. It will provide you basic understanding of what sensory processing disorder is and what it looks like in children.

 

October 16 – Bundoora. Click here to book your ticket.

October 17 – Pakenham. Click here to book your ticket.

October 18 – Bayswater North. Click here to book your ticket.

 


 

Nutrition and Label Reading

 

This workshop will cover the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating for children and families, the five major food groups, portion sizes and recommended serving sizes. It will also provide families with suggestions on how to substitute the not-so-healthy foods for healthier options.

 

Our Accredited Practising Dietitian will explain the basics of nutrition and health claims made by food companies and teach you how to decipher ingredient lists and nutrition information panels.

 

After this workshop, you will be able to compare different food products and make improved decisions regarding food and product choices according to your family’s needs and priorities.

 

20 November – Bundoora Click here to book your ticket.

 21 November – Bayswater Click here to book your ticket.

 22 November – Pakenham Click here to book your ticket.

 


Supermarket Tour with one of our Accredited Practising Dietitians

 

Supermarket shopping can be overwhelming and confusing. Join one of our Accredited Practising Dietitians for a tour of the supermarket. You will gain knowledge about general health, weight management and how to improve digestive issues, food intolerances and allergies.

 

The supermarket tour will help you to shop smarter, understand ingredient lists and nutrition labels, and dispel the myths about healthy eating. You will be able to make better food choices that will help you and your family achieve your diet and lifestyle goals. Tours will take between 60-75 minutes and be held in small groups with a maximum of 6 individuals. The tour costs $30.00 per person.

 

For any questions or to indicate your expression of interest please call 03 97201118.