CHINESE PARENTS SPECIAL SUPPORT NETWORK (CPSSN) is a non-profit, non-denominational parents’ support group in Melbourne comprising membership of parents and volunteers.  The group aims to support Chinese families of children with special needs, such as autism, learning difficulties, intellectual disability.


 

Upcoming Events

Following are the upcoming events organised by CPSSN, please select and click the event photo to register.

Christmas Family Lunch Buffet
Christmas is coming soon. Enjoy your Christmas feast with your family. You will be having a great time with other Read more.
2019 World Festival of Magic
Audiences will be amazed by cutting edge, large scale illusions and intimate close-up magic by world-renowned magician, Michael Boyd. DATE: Read more.
National Disability Insurance Scheme Information Session
Topic Time NDIS Transition (update) 20 mins Preparing for a Plan Review -          Goal setting -          Self-directing your future plan Read more.
Carers Luncheon 2019
We invite you to join our carers luncheon and meet your new friends during the Carers Week! Fees:   $5.00per person Read more.
Northern Carers Luncheon
This event is funded by Merri Health and CPSSN is assisting participants to fill out application forms. Participants are limited Read more.
Variety Christmas Party 2019
The Variety Kids Xmas Party is now in its 33rd year and has welcomed over 150,000 sick, disadvantaged or special Read more.
Family Music Fun Day
Enjoy the fun of music performance, family games and playing the drum with your children on Sunday afternoon. Date: September Read more.
Journey of Mindfulness
Studies have demostrated the effectivenessof mindfulness in improving anxiety and depressions Fees:   $10.00 per person (Only CPSSN member,donation for CPSSN Read more.
Bikes for kids 2019
Only the first five application will be taken into account. The child and parent MUST be there on the day. Read more.
Policy Changes Information Session
An information session for introducing some updated policy changes related to the Carer payments, income testing, Disability Trust and the Read more.

 

15319141_584738098389014_7714840985980430155_n-2 copyAutism ID and Lanyard Program

Since 2015, we have been working with the Box Hill Police station on a project, the Autism ID and lanyard. The Autism ID and lanyard was designed by Chinese Parents Special Support Network to create a safer and understanding environment for young people with Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), as these young people often travel independently by public transport. Although they do not have any obvious different in appearance from non-autistic youth, they do have difficulty in communication… read more