The Lab is a growing network of technology clubs for 10 to 16 year-old young people diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome or High Functioning Autism who enjoy working with computers. It offers one-to-one tuition by technology professionals in areas such as programming, 3D, digital design and gaming. The Lab started in April 2011 with a single weekly group in Footscray, Melbourne.
The Lab has operated in Frankston since October 2013 with support from the Frankston MetroAccess project, a partnership between the Department of Human Services and Frankston City Council.The Lab Frankston is located at the Karingal Neighbourhood House computer room, Karingal Place, 103 Ashleigh Avenue, Frankston.
Entry is via the car park on the left of the building. (Map link: http://goo.gl/gC299z )Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptop – there is a limited supply of desktops available.
We are currently running the following sessions:Tuesdays only4:30pm – 6:30pm6:30pm – 8:30pm
The cost is $15 per session, payable each school term. Your payment covers the cost of the mentors, who are professional programmers and software designers.If you have a child who is interested in joining The Lab Frankston please fill out our online application form and we will let you know when places become available.