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Hanen More Than Words • Orientation session

Tuesday 4 June @ 7:30 pm 9:00 pm AEST


1 Ticket per family – No identifiable information you provide in this registration will be shared outside of the organisation

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About the program

More Than Words — The Hanen Program® for Parents of young Autistic children who may benefit from social communication support

The More Than Words™ Program focuses on your natural, day-to-day life with your child. You’ll discover how to take everyday activities like meal time, story time and bath time and use them to help your child improve their communication and social skills.

Topics this program includes:

  • What motivates your child to communicate
  • How to use your knowledge about your child to set appropriate and realistic goals
  • How to make interactions with your child last longer
  • Tips for using pictures and print to help your child’s understanding
  • Strategies for how to talk so that your child understands you
  • Strategies for developing your child’s play skills
  • Ways to help your child make friends

Orientation Session

During this session you will learn:

  • About the Hanen More Than Words program
  • How the online program will be scheduled
  • The starting dates and costs

It will also provide you with an opportunity to ask questions.

The orientation session is free of charge and commitment-free. For more information on the program format and costs, see the flyer below.

This program is for

Parents, carers and family members of Autistic children under the age of 6 without verbal language or who are using single words to communicate.


Tuesday 4 June7.30pm to 9.00pm* AEST/NSW Time
*Make sure to adjust to your time zone

The program will likely run in Term 3 and Term 4 on Tuesday nights 7.30pm to 10pm AEDT/NSW time.


This event is held online using Zoom. Instructions will be emailed to you prior to the event.
If you have accessibility needs, please advise during registration.


Orientation Session: Free


To participate in this program, parents and carers must purchase an eBook manual from Amazon.com.au independently. The manual costs approximately $59 and you will receive a link to it once the program is confirmed.

Hanen More Than Words program flyer

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Your facilitator

 Julie Cowmeadow, Hanen Certified speech pathology

Additional info

More about the programView more information about the Hanen More Than Words program.
Contact detailsFor more information, feel free to contact Adrianne (Admin coordinator) reception@plumtree.org.au
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We recommend families attend only 1 course at a time to focus on the learning outcomes.

Plumtree is a not-for-profit, community-based organisation that helps families thrive.

Trusted for over 30 years, we provide therapies and support for children aged birth to 8 years with a disability or developmental delay and their families. Our free online and centre-based playgroups and parent educational programs support all families. At Plumtree Preschool, children of all abilities and cultural backgrounds learn together and begin to understand the value of inclusive communities.

Plumtree’s passionate, culturally diverse team of specialists work from the heart in a caring environment where families feel respected and informed.

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