In addition to the community events below, we run workshops and seminars, based on up-to-date and peer-reviewed research for teachers, other professionals and families. Visit our Workshops and Seminars page to learn more.
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February 2019

23 February

9:30am - 2:30pm

No cost

Early Days – Understanding Behaviour | Midland | 23/02/2019

Autism Association of WA – Midland Centre, 10 Mellar Court
Midland, WA 6056 Australia

Please note that we require a minimum of 8 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. The Early Days Understanding Behaviour workshop focuses on helping parents and carers (unpaid) manage difficult behaviour in children aged 0 to 6 years with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Families of children with an ASD often report high levels of stress and difficult behaviour can be one reason for this. Difficult behaviour can also interfere with the child’s development and learning. This workshop will cover the following topics: Understanding your child’s behaviour. Teaching your child a new,…

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March 2019

05 March

6:00pm - 9:00pm

$75 - $100

Creating Successful Mealtimes for Children with Autism (Part 2 of 2) | Shenton Park | 05/03/2019

Autism Association of WA – Shenton Park, 215 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park, WA 6008 Australia

Click here for Part 1 details 05/02/2019 Part 2 (of 2)  05/03/2019 Come and join our TASTEE team (The Autism Specific Team of Everything to do with Eating) for an evening workshop where you can learn about both the “why” behind mealtime challenges and the “what” to do about them for children with Autism. Part 2 the mealtime management workshop picks up from where part 1 leaves off! In part 1 you learned how to collect important information using a…

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11 March

1:00pm - 4:00pm

No cost

Autism: What are the Early Indicators | Waikiki | 11/03/2019

East Waikiki Child and Parent Centre, Cnr Carnegie Loop and Murchison Road
Cooloongup, Western Australia 6168 Australia

Free workshops for Community Health and Family Professionals (Community health nurses, social workers, community allied health professionals, Local Coordinators, NDIS planners, Childcare workers and teachers) What are the early indicators of Autism? What role can parents and people who work with children play in supporting early diagnosis and intervention. An estimated 1 in 100 children have an Autism Spectrum Disorder. A majority are not diagnosed until they are three years old, more than a year after they can be reliably diagnosed and receive life-changing intervention. This information session will…

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16 March

9:30am - 2:30pm

No cost

Early Days – My Child & Autism | Joondalup | 16/03/2019

The Autism Association of WA – Joondalup, 9/210 Winton Rd
Joondalup, Western Australia 6027 Australia

Please note that we require a minimum of 8 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. The Early Days Workshops are provided free to families and carers (unpaid) of children aged 0 to 6 years with (or who may have) Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The My Child & Autism workshop is an introductory workshop facilitated by staff from the Autism Association of Western Australia and will cover the following topics: Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). What ASD looks like for your child…

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16 March

9:30am - 12:00pm

$75 - $100

Q+A with Senior Speech Pathologist | Shenton Park | 16/03/2019

Autism Association of WA – Shenton Park, 215 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park, WA 6008 Australia

Have your questions answered by an experienced Speech Pathologist. This semi-structured session will be led by a senior speech pathologist experienced in working with individuals with Autism. They will be present and available to answer questions and stimulate discussion based around the subjects of speech, communication and social skills for people with Autism. The aim is to provide general information on the topics and share useful strategies and resources based on your questions. This session is aimed at all families…

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20 March

9:30am - 11:30am

No cost

Getting to know the NDIS – Workshop | Shenton Park | 20/03/2019

Autism Association of WA – Shenton Park, 215 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park, WA 6008 Australia

Intended Participants:  Individuals with Disabilities, Community Organisations, Childcare, Support Workers, Carers & Families.  This information session is for people of all ages and all disabilities. The Autism Association of Western Australia are holding a series of information sessions where you can learn about the NDIS in WA. The information sessions will cover how to access the NDIS and information on planning and implementing an NDIS plan for individuals with Autism. The information session will last for 1.5 hours, followed by a 30 minute Q&A Cost…

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23 March

9:30am - 2:30pm

No cost

Early Days – My Child & Autism | Shenton Park | 23/03/2019

Autism Association of WA – Shenton Park, 215 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park, WA 6008 Australia

Please note that we require a minimum of 8 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. The Early Days Workshops are provided free to families and carers (unpaid) of children aged 0 to 6 years with (or who may have) Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The My Child & Autism workshop is an introductory workshop facilitated by staff from the Autism Association of Western Australia and will cover the following topics: Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). What ASD looks like for your child…

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30 March

9:30am - 2:30pm

No cost

Early Days – Understanding Behaviour | Joondalup | 30/03/2019

The Autism Association of WA – Joondalup, 9/210 Winton Rd
Joondalup, Western Australia 6027 Australia

Please note that we require a minimum of 8 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. The Early Days Understanding Behaviour workshop focuses on helping parents and carers (unpaid) manage difficult behaviour in children aged 0 to 6 years with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Families of children with an ASD often report high levels of stress and difficult behaviour can be one reason for this. Difficult behaviour can also interfere with the child’s development and learning. This workshop will cover the following topics: Understanding your child’s behaviour. Teaching your child a new,…

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April 2019

06 April

9:30am - 2:30pm

No cost

Early Days – My Child & Autism | Shenton Park | 06/04/19

Autism Association of WA – Shenton Park, 215 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park, WA 6008 Australia

Please note that we require a minimum of 8 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. The Early Days Workshops are provided free to families and carers (unpaid) of children aged 0 to 6 years with (or who may have) Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The My Child & Autism workshop is an introductory workshop facilitated by staff from the Autism Association of Western Australia and will cover the following topics: Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). What ASD looks like for your child…

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08 April - 09 April

8:30am - 4:30pm

$400 - $660

PECS Level 1 Training | 8 & 9 of April 2019

This intensive two-day training is designed to teach participants the theory behind The Picture Exchange Communication System and the protocols on how to appropriately implement the six phases of PECS. The Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) is used to teach communication skills rapidly to those with limited functional speech. PECS promotes communication within a social context, without lengthy prerequisite training. Training in PECS begins by teaching a spontaneous request and goes on to teach additional communicative functions such as responding…

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