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Autism Training WA – Dental Sector | Shenton Park | 27/08/2019

August 27 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

| No cost

The Autism Association of Western Australia is partnering with the WA Health Sector and has developed training packages and resources to increase Autism awareness within the health sector.

The ultimate aim of this initiative is to improve access to health care and the health outcomes for individuals with Autism, in line with the WA Disability Health Framework 2015-2025, and the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

The training package aims to improve awareness of the specific needs of individuals with Autism, their families and carers, amongst the health workforce. This 2 hour face-to-face training has been specifically designed for dental professionals, and topics will include:

  • The characteristics of Autism, and the diagnostic criteria.
  • How to best support patients with Autism.
  • Available services in the community for people with Autism.
  • Strategies and resources to use when seeing patients with Autism in the dental surgery setting.

Time Schedule

  • 5.30 pm – 6 pm:  Registration & Networking, Snacks & Light beverages
  • 6 pm – 8 pm: Training
  • 8 pm – 8.30 pm: Q&A / Networking

Details

Date:
August 27
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
No cost
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Organiser

Autism Association of WA (Aristea Kazantzidou)
Phone:
0894898900
Email:
aristea.k@autism.org.au
Website:
www.autism.org.au

Venue

Autism Association of WA – Shenton Park
215 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park, WA 6008 Australia
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Phone:
(08) 9489 8900
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