I CAN ONLINE

Our Autistic-led online mentoring programs offer safe, supportive spaces where Autistic young people can connect with I CAN Mentors and peers to share interests and common experiences. To express your interest please complete our ‘Expressions of Interest’ via the button below, download our flyer or contact us at online@icannetwork.com.au

We do fun activities and just support each other. It’s like another family.” 

Nick, Online Mentee 

online GROUP mentoring

We offer online group mentoring programs for 9 – 20-year-old Autistic people. Our programs have proven to build confidence and social connection in a safe environment. Autistic young people are able to be themselves and are met with acceptance, not judgement. I CAN Imagination Club®, our primary school program, has been designed specifically for participants aged 9 – 11 and is open to non-Autistic participants who may/ may not have a diagnosis or may be unaware of their diagnosis. Please see our KEY DETAILS pdf. for more information or email us at: online@icannetwork.com.au

All I CAN Mentors and staff have completed our child protection training and hold current Working With Children Checks or Blue Cards. 

WHEN

6 x 1 hour sessions

The cycles dates for 2021:

Cycle 2: 22nd March – 13th May *Over an 8 week period due to public holiday interruptions *ALL EVENING SESSIONS now start at 6:40pm – 7:40pm (AEDT) *Daylight savings ends Sunday April 4th

how

Participants join a live video conference via  ‘Zoom’. You will gain instant access to the video conference by clicking on each Zoom session link we provide you after you have completed the registration process.  

price 

$270 AUD for 6 x sessions

*NDIS Self-Managed or Plan Managed participants can be accepted. I CAN Network Ltd is not an NDIS registered provider although NDIA Managed participants are welcome to pay for the program privately.

WHO 

8 – 9 “mentees” join two I CAN mentors in a safe, engaging, supportive environment. Each team includes one Autistic mentor and in most instances, both are Autistic. All of our groups are offered on a mixed gender basis. 

ONLINE GROUPS CYCLE 2

22nd March – 13th May 2021

Please note the exact schedule of each cycle may change due to client demand.
*Evening sessions are now at the new time 6:40pm – 7:40pm (AEDT)
Harry SQ

MONDAY

4:30-5:30pm (AEDT)

Ages 9-13 GROUP

MONDAY
*6:40-7:40pm (AEDT)

Ages 9-13 GROUP

I CAN Imagination Club® – *Non Autism Specific. 

*Ages 9-12 GROUP

 

Jenna SQ

TUESDAY

4:30-5:30pm (AEDT)

Ages 9-13 Group

TUESDAY

*6:40-7:40pm (AEDT)

Ages 13-15 Group

ANIME

Ages 13-16 GROUP
Ages 16-20 GROUP

CONNOR SQ

WEDNESDAY

4:30-5:30pm (AEDT)

Ages 9-13 GROUP

MINECRAFT

Ages 9-13 GROUP

WEDNESDAY

*6:40-7:40pm (AEDT)

Ages 13-15 GROUP
Ages 16-20 GROUP

 

Christian1

THURSDAY

*6:40-7:40pm (AEDT)

LGBTQIAP+ Ages 13-17 GROUP 

MINECRAFT

Ages 9-13 GROUP
 Ages 13-16 GROUP 

Screens, Tunes & Characters 

Ages 13-16 GROUP
 Ages 16-20 GROUP

ANIMALS

Ages 9-13 GROUP

 

Please Note: All time slots are listed in AEDT (Australian Eastern Daylight Time) Daylight Savings Ends Sunday April 4th, 2021.

how to apply

To express interest for yourself or your young person, click on the “Expression of Interest” button to fill out our application form, including if you are an existing I CAN mentee and would like to re-enrol. For more information please see our KEY DETAILS pdf at the bottom of our Terms and Conditions. If you have any further questions, please write to us at online@icannetwork.com.au

Terms and conditions 

To participate you/ your young person need to be: 

  1. Currently in one of the age groups specified and located in Australia.
  2. Aware that they are Autistic, unless participating in the I CAN Imagination Club® group.
  3. Comfortable engaging via online and understanding that this may provide some sensory challenges for individuals who are sound sensitive as the online environment may prove to be noisy in some sessions.
  4. Willing to take part in a group activity in the afternoon or evening (this can be difficult for some individuals who need significant “down time” in the evening, so please consider preferences and needs)
  5. Can attend the allocated day and time. 
  6. Are aware that an Expression of Interest form has been submitted and is willing to participate.
  7. Understand that a cancellation policy is in place and is willing to accept its terms upon acceptance of a spot.
  8. Will need to be able to abide by our ICT terms and conditions which ensure online safety and positive cyber participation. 
  • Nick – Online Mentee

    “We do fun activities and check up on how we are going at school. It’s like another family.” 

  • Melanie – Online Mentee

    “It’s a safe place where I am safe to be myself each week” 

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