Upcoming Aspergers Victoria Events

Please note the events on this page are in addition to our regular support group meetings. All up we hold about 100 events per year.

Bookings: For evening guest speaker nights, bookings are essential, as we are often sold out.  Please go to the individual event page and follow the booking instructions there.  There's no need to book for regular support group meetings, just turn up and enjoy!

We hope to see you at an event soon!


Panel Event & AGM - 'Empowering the Aspie Within', 15 November, 2017

Come and join Aspergers Victoria as we celebrate 'Empowering the Aspie Within'. Find out what it means to empower and inspire Aspies into the future from our distinguished guest panel with leading specialist Dr Richard Eisenmajer, Patron of Aspergers Victoria, Clinical Psychologist and Director of The ASD Clinic, Kew.

This event will also be proudly introducing to our community our Ambassadors.

Penny Robinson - AV Mentor/Twitter Queen & speaker
Jeremy Samson -  Managing Director and Founder of Time 2 Train Aspergers Fitness Program
Jeanette Purkis - Internationally renowned author & autism advocate - unfortunately Jeanette is unable to attend due to a prior engagement.
Max Williams - AV Mentor/Young Adult Peer Leader, writer & speaker and 
Chloe Hayden - Actress & musician    

This panel event will include Q&A time for Aspies, parents, carers and other support networks to ask questions from Ambassador panel who are Aspies, who walk the walk & talk the talk.  The Annual General Meeting (AGM) will also be presented.  Refer to the flyer for further details on the positions available or visit www.aspergersvic.org.au/vacancies/

For further details refer to the event flyer (pdf)

When:  Wednesday, 15th November, 2017

Time:    7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., (Doors open at 6.45pm)

Where:  The Arena, NAB Building, 700 Bourke Street, Docklands

(opp. Southern Cross Station, refer map via Trybooking).

Bookings:  Via Trybooking https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=327685

Cost:  This event is free.


Coaching for Neuro Diversity Workshop Wed 22 & Thurs 23 November, 2017

We are very excited to announce the release of our Coaching for Neuro Diversity course!

This two day workshop will give Managers, Team Leaders, Coaches and Mentors the skills and confidence to coach, develop and enable Neuro Diverse employees to grow.  Armed with a concrete understanding of industry best practice coaching techniques along with specific strategies to ensure you are able to engage and communicate effectively with Neuro Diverse employees, you'll also find that you will be better able to support your employees and teams and lead more inclusively.

The workshop will be delivered by Karen Rule, a highly experienced Psychologist and Organisational Development consultant and facilitator with more than 20 years experience.  Karen specialises in leading individuals and teams to reach higher levels of performance, leveraging a transformational coaching and strengths-based psychology approach.  

For futher details, refer to the Coaching for Neuro Diversity flyer (pdf)

When:  22nd & 23rd November, 2017

Time:  9:00a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Where:  123 Queens Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Bookings: Via Trybooking https://www.trybooking.com/311780

Cost:  $1,500 Early Bird rate if you book before 28th October, or $1,750 from October 29th. 

Contact:  treasurer@aspergersvic.org.au  Chris Turner, Treasurer & Education Lead.


Electromagnetism, Emotion Regulation and Aspergers - Thursday 12th October 2017

Electromagnetism and Aspergers: What is TMS and what does it do?

A/Prof. Peter Enticott is a psychologist and neuroscientist in the School of Psychology, Deakin University. He is a member of the Deakin Child Study Centre (DCSC), where he leads the “Child Neuroscience and Assessment” research area. See www.deakin.edu.au/about-deakin/people/peter-enticott for more about Peter.

In this talk, Peter will provide an overview of the inner workings of the human brain, and discuss the increasing use of non-invasive brain stimulation techniques such as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). Highlighting both national and international efforts, Peter will explore whether TMS might have a role to play in both autism and Aspergers.



Emotion Regulation and Aspergers

Dr. Natalia Albein-Urios is a psychologist and neuroscientist in the School of Psychology, Deakin University. She has worked for several years in a clinical setting advising parents of children with autism and Aspergers. See www.deakin.edu.au/about-deakin/people/natalia-albein-urios for more about Natalia.

In this talk, Natalia will provide an overview of emotional and behavioural characteristics from the neurocognitive perspective. She will also discuss the use of non-invasive brain stimulation techniques such as transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS).



Please note: Photographs may be taken at this event, and may be used in the Aspergers Victoria Newsletter or website and/or for promotional purposes. If you do not wish your image or your child/children’s image to be used please contact the Events Coordinator at events@aspergersvic.org.au or phone 0431 311 558.


DATE: Thursday 12 October 2017
TIME:  7.30—9.30 pm, followed by a light supper. Doors open at 7pm
LOCATION: The Burwood Corporate Centre – Level 2 Building BC, Deakin University,
221 Burwood Highway, Burwood VIC 3125
COST: $25 Members $40 non-members*
TO BOOK: Book and pay online at www.trybooking.com/315405 

*Not a member? Join Aspergers Victoria online www.aspergersvic.org.au/membership. Mention that you are wanting to book for this event and your member number will be sent to you by email.


www.givenow.com.au/aspergersvictoria Donations over $2 are tax deductible

Phone: 03 9845 2766 Post: PO Box 2294, Moorabbin VIC 3189 ABN: 47 066 180 983

Email: events@aspergersvic.org.au Web: www.aspergersvic.org.au Assoc: A0043862N