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EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST | Understanding Autism & Behaviour: Supporting Adults in the Community

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

We are currently taking Expressions of Interest for this seminar. Please read on for a brief description of what the seminar would include and if interested kindly complete an Expression of Interest form below. 40 interested parties are required before a seminar will be scheduled.

This seminar provides an introduction to Autism and Positive Behaviour Support.  The characteristics of Autism will be discussed as well as strategies to understand behaviour and ways of supporting positive behaviours for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  This workshop is designed for people supporting adults with Autism. 

Participants will: 

  • Understand the characteristics of Autism and the impact they may have on participation, independence and behaviour
  • Learn about evidence based positive behaviour support strategies
  • Learn about the link between behaviour and communication
  • Develop a profile of an individual with Autism to better understand their behaviour
  • Learn strategies and tools to analyse behaviour and begin to plan strategies to support positive behaviour

Intended Participants

Any one working with or supporting an adult individual with Autism Spectrum Disorder – support workers, care coordinators, house staff, volunteers, families.

Expression of Interest - Professional Seminar

Details

Date:
October 19
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Organiser

Autism Association of WA
Phone:
9489 8900
Email:
Seminars@autism.org.au
Website:
http://www.autism.org.au/

Venue

N/A
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