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.

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.
3rd Annual General Meeting
Date: 10th of September 2019 (Tuesday) Time: 10.00 am Venue: Level 1, 79 Mahoneys Rd, Forest Hill, VIC 3131 Complimentary Read more.
Webinar For Chinese Families
Webinars will allow for discussion of issues with experts online at home or in a place with internet.1. Participants must Read more.
Mindfulness workshop – Joyful breathing
Through mindfulness exercises, children with special needs can learn skills to manage their stress and increase their concentration. Date Time Read more.
Northern Family Fun Day
A relaxing family fun day for CPSSN Northern members  Date: 29/06/2019 (Sat.) Time: 10.45 am – 2.00pm (Lunch included) Location: Read more.
Safety Lanyard Forum
For more information please visit Read more.
Northern Carers Dance Class
Registration upon arrival 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