Technology Club Invites North Lakes Kids with Autism & Asperger’s to Join

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The Lab, a social and technology club for young people with autism, is inviting participants to join their new online tech club in North Lakes.

The Lab North Lakes will commence its Term 2 sessions soon and it will be at “The Space YMCA,” located on the corner of Lakefield Drive and Endeavour Boulevard. The organisation has not confirmed when the sessions will start but they are now registering participants through their website.

Term 1 sessions, dedicated to kids with autism aged 9-20 years, already started in February 2021. The program focused on IT mentoring in programming, gaming, robotics, and STEM. The goal is to help kids on the autism spectrum learn new social and technical skills and make new friends, wherever they live.

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About Lab Sessions

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The Lab is a growing national network of community technology clubs with professional mentoring for 10-16 year-olds with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome who are interested in computers.

Mentors provide self-paced mentoring for their social, technical and vocational skill development through activities including social gaming, programming, IT, 3D and digital design. As of writing, The Lab has around 30 labs across Australia and three of them are in Brisbane.

To register your interest, go to https://thelab.org.au/.