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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June 2019

29 June

9:30am - 2:30pm

No cost

Early Days – Understanding Behaviour | Midland | 29/06/2019

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

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, more functional behaviour. Developing techniques to promote positive behaviour. Click here to download full flyer –…

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July 2019

02 July

6:30pm - 8:30pm

No cost

Getting to know the NDIS – Workshop | Gosnells | 02/07/2019

Child and Parent Centre – Gosnells, 173 Hicks Street (access from Clara Street)
Gosnells, Western Australia 6110 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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06 July

9:30am - 3:30pm

$150 - $200

Building Positive Behaviour: An Introduction to Supporting Positive Behaviour Change | 06/07/2019

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

This interactive workshop explores the process of understanding challenging behaviours and how to support positive behavioural change by using an evidence based approach.    Participants will:   -       Develop their understanding of the connection between Autism and behaviour by reflecting on video examples, and through group discussion.  -       Learn about what Positive Behaviour Support actually means and why it is important to take a multi-element view of behaviour.  -       Work through a 5 Step process for achieving positive behaviour change…

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10 July

5:30pm - 8:30pm

No cost

Autism: What are the Early Indicators | Shenton Park | 10/07/2019

Autism Association of WA – Shenton Park, 215 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park, WA 6008 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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26 July

9:00am - 11:00am

No cost

Autism: What are the Early Indicators | Gosnells | 26/07/2019

Gosnells Community Lotteries House, The Agonis 2232C Albany Highway
Gosnells, 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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26 July

9:30am - 11:30am

No cost

Getting to know the NDIS – Workshop | East Fremantle | 26/07/2019

Autism Association of WA – East Fremantle, 217 Canning Highway
East Fremantle , WA 6158 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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27 July

9:30am - 2:30pm

No cost

Early Days – My Child & Autism | Shenton Park | 27/07/2019

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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31 July

6:00pm - 8:30pm

$75 - $100

Practical Strategies for Anxiety – High School | Shenton Park | 31/07/2019

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

Some children with Autism may experience higher levels of anxiety and worry than their typically developing peers. In this workshop, we will explore some of the signs and impacts of anxiety in teenagers and adolescents. Participants will learn about some practical strategies to support children to regulate their emotions and support their ability to participate in the high school environment.   Recommended for parents and carers of children aged 12 to 18 years. Registrations for Families Accessing our Services:                                                                                       For…

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August 2019

17 August

9:30am - 2:30pm

No cost

Early Days – My Child & Autism | East Fremantle | 17/08/2019

Autism Association of WA – East Fremantle, 217 Canning Highway
East Fremantle , WA 6158 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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21 August

9:30am - 12:30pm

No cost

Autism: What are the Early Indicators | East Fremantle | 21/08/2019

Autism Association of WA – East Fremantle, 217 Canning Highway
East Fremantle , WA 6158 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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