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Chatterbox Clinic | 02/10/19

October 2

Are you using AAC?

Does your child use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) like a communication device or a communication book? Would you like to learn more about using it? The Autism Association of Western Australia is offering the Chatterbox Clinic to help you learn more about using AAC with your child.


What is the Chatterbox Clinic?

The Chatterbox clinic is for children who already have an AAC device or communication book and includes a fun and personalised coaching session to help with using AAC.

We ask you to come along with your child to join in the coaching session. You are also welcome to bring in any family members or staff that work with your child to learn about their AAC. Bring along their AAC device or communication book so we can support with their personal AAC.


In the coaching session we will offer:

  • Hands on coaching in fun and motivating activities to practise using the device/book
  • Support for programming and operating the device/book
  • Trouble shooting and problem solving
  • Personalised Action Plan and Resources for you to take home


Additional Details

The Chatterbox Clinic is a one off session and runs on set days in the school holidays. Sessions must be booked in advance and will run for 1 hour based at our purpose built centre in Shenton Park. The clinic session will be billed to your funding package at the following rate $358.52 (this includes your session and follow up time to develop personalised resources).

Please complete the registration form below, or for more information please contact our First Steps for Autism Team: FirstSteps@autism.org.au or (08) 6380 5500


The Chatterbox clinic has been organised for children accessing therapy services with AAWA.

Please complete the form below to express your interest in this clinic. We will be in touch with you to confirm your registration & booking time.

(e.g. Words for Life, LAMP)
(e.g. programming, creating communication opportunities, using the device in the community)
(please include names & relationship to participant)
(e.g. DSS, NDIS)
(subject to availability)
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.


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First Steps Training – Autism Association of WA
(08) 63805500


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