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Transitioning Back: How to manage anxiety as we return to life after COVID-19 lockdowns

  • 19 Oct 2021
  • 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Online via Zoom


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Transitioning Back:

How to manage anxiety as we return to life after COVID-19 lockdowns

Melbourne has been through the world's longest lockdown. The transition back to school, work and other pre-COVID-19 activities is eagerly awaited for some, however for many in our community, this will be a challenging time, particularly for Aspergers autistics. It can be overwhelming navigating a return to the classroom or office, public transport, meeting people face to face, having daily social interactions, a more flexible timetable, more independence and responsibility.

Following the success of last year's "Anxiety and Pathological Demand Avoidance in Autism" event, Raelene Dundon from Okey Dokey Childhood Therapy will come back to discuss the different types of anxiety that our community might experience, and share advice and strategies to make the transition back into school, work and the community in general a more positive and successful experience.

Date: Tuesday 19 October

Time: 7.30pm - 9.00pm

Timing on the night:

7.30 pm: Welcome and introduction

7.35 pm: Presentation

8.30 pm: Question and answer session

9.00 pm: Informal chat (optional)

9.30 pm: Event concludes.

Cost:  $15 for AV Members, $30 for non-members.

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Who would benefit from this topic?

This event is suitable for Aspergers Victoria members, families, professionals, or anyone else interested in this topic.

The Zoom session will be facilitated by:

  • Raelene Dundon - Okey Dokey Childhood Therapy
  • Tamsin Jowett - AV President
  • Carla Tatulaschwili - AV General Manager
  • Jenni Clarke - AV Admin

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