AiA Skills Transference Workshop

We invite you to our May Skills Transference Workshop 2017. This programme will empower you with best practical skills and strategies to communicate and interact with our people on the Autism Spectrum. Please call 031 207 4858 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information.

When:                    Friday 12 May 2017: 8.00am – 4.00pm

                               Saturday 13 May 2017: 8.00am – 4.00pm

                               Attendance is compulsory for both days 

Where:                  The Moth Hall, King Dinizulu (formally King George)  Hospital, 75 Dr. R D Naidu Drive, Sydenham.  Follow the sign boards

Costs:                    R850p/p (including manual and meals)

 

Year End Social

Join us for our fabulous Year End Social for all autistic people and their families.

See you on Saturday 3 December from 10am - 2pm at the George Campbell School Grounds,

261 Sylvester Ntuli Road, Durban. Food and loads of fun for everyone!

Comedy Night - Artists for Autism

Date: 14 October 2016

Time: 7.00 for 7.30pm

Venue: George Campbell School Hall, 261 Sylvester Ntuli Road, Durban

R120 per ticket

12 Comedians will entertain you, with Neil Green as the headline act!

Book your tickets by calling 031 207 4858, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Talk on Sleep Disturbances - 8 September

Jane Ansell from Sleep Scotland has returned to Durban and is offering our constituency a wonderful opportunity for insight into how to address sleep disturbances with our autistic children. The talk will take place from 1pm to 2pm this Thursday, 8 September, at the Action in Autism Centre, 74 Keal Road. Please RSVP to Nkanyiso on 031 2074858, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Registration at 12.40.

Support Group Meeting

Next Support Group Meeting: Saturday 17 September

Venue: George Campbell School Hall

Time: 2pm - 4pm

Topic: Introducing AAC into your home

Speaker: Jocelyn Mngomezulu, OT and expert in Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Bring a plate to share

RSVP: 0312074858

High Tea Fundraiser

To commemorate Women's Month, Action in Autism will be holding a High Tea Fundraiser on Saturday 13 August at the George Campbell School Hall from 2pm to 5pm. Come and join the Mad Hatter Tea Party, with delicious treats, goodie bags and a prize for the best hat. Tickets cost R150, and the event is free to single moms, and those mothers who have more than on child on the Autism spectrum. More details and an invitation to follow later this week.

If anyone would like to sponsor a single mom, or donate a cake for the event, please let us know.

To book your place at the High Tea event of the year, please call Nkanyiso on 0312074858, or reply to this email.

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Skills Transference Workshop

Our first Skills Transference Workshop for the year will be held on 13 and 14 May 2016. This is an opportunity for parents, care-givers and professionals to engage with practical, hands-on strategies and techniques for communication that can be implemented in daily situations at school and home. The workshop will be held at King Dinuzulu Hospital in Durban, and costs R850 inclusive of notes and light refreshments. Please contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a registration form to attend this workshop.

Support Group Meeting 13 Feb

 The first Support Group Meeting for 2016 is to be held on Saturday 13 February from 2pm to 4pm at the George Campbell School Hall. Guest speaker Nombulelo Yeni, Deputy Chief Educational Specialist and Special Needs expert in the Department of Education, will address the topic Understanding Inclusive Education: Transformation in Special Needs Schools. What does this mean for my child? Please diarise - we would love to see your there! For more information or to RSVP, please call 031 207 4858, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Support Group Meeting 14 November 2015

A reminder about the Action in Autism Support Group Meeting tomorrow at 2pm to 4pm at the St Augustines Primary School Hall, John Zikhali Road, Durban (next to the Botanic Gardens). Head of Disability Services at the SAPS, Major Lekganyane, will address the meeting. Come along to add your contribution, experiences and thoughts on the public safety and security of our children. You are invited to bring a plate to share. RSVP on 031 207 4858. We would love to see you there!

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