In addition to the events below, we run workshops and seminars, based on up-to-date and peer-reviewed research for families, teachers and other professionals. Visit our training page to learn more.
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July 2021

27 July

9:30am - 11:30am

Autism: What are the Early Indicators? | Gosnells | 27/07/2021

Autism Association of WA – Gosnells, 2232 Albany Highway
Gosnells, Western Australia 6110 Australia

Free workshop for Community Health and Family Professionals (Community Health Nurses, Social Workers, Community Allied Health Professional, 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 Autism Spectrum Disorder, however a majority are not diagnosed until they are three years old – more than a year after they can be…

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29 July

9:30am - 11:00am

Building Positive Behaviour: An Introduction To Supporting Positive Behaviour Change | Webinar | 29/07/2021

Behaviour is how we act and react to everyday environments and situations. We all engage in behaviour that challenges others at times, it’s part of being a person. In some cases though, people develop behaviours that persist, interfering with their day-to-day experiences, affecting their relationships and impacting their quality of life. A positive and pro-active approach considers the reasons for the person’s behaviour so that we can work out how to help make things better for them. 

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29 July - 12 August

9:30am - 12:30pm

Understanding Behaviour – 2 part workshop | Webinar | 29/07/2021 and 12/08/2021

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 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…

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31 July

9:30am - 12:30pm

Encouraging Interaction Through Play and Social Learning | Subiaco | 31/07/2021

Autism Association of WA – Subiaco, 37 Hay St
Subiaco, WA Australia

What this workshop covers: What is social interaction? Benefits of play. Ways to support social interactions and play skills. 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). We recommend attending an introductory session such Early Days: My Child and Autism prior to attending other topics. Please note that we require a minimum of 8 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. Fully…

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August 2021

02 August

9:30am - 11:30am

Helping my Child Cope with Change | Joondalup | 02/08/2021

Autism Association of WA – Joondalup 2, 13/210 Winton Road
Joondalup, Western Australia 6027 Australia

What this workshop offers: Understanding why change is hard and how it impacts on young children with ASD. Strategies for preparing for change in everyday situations. 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). We recommend attending an introductory session such Early Days: My Child and Autism prior to attending other topics. Please note that we require a minimum of 8 registrations…

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07 August

9:30am - 2:30pm

Understanding Behaviour | Gosnells | 07/08/2021

Autism Association of WA – Gosnells, 2232 Albany Highway
Gosnells, Western Australia 6110 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 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…

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12 August

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Supporting Communication For School-Aged Children | 2 Part Webinar | 12/08/2021 and 26/08/2021

Communication is about so much more than just the words we use or the ability to talk. 
Join our School-Age Intervention Service Speech Language Pathologist to learn more about what communication is, and how to support the ongoing development of communication skills in school-aged children with Autism.

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14 August

9:00am - 11:00am

Cyber Security Workshop | 14th August 2021

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

Join us at a FREE workshop on cyber safety in the home. Hosted by eSafeKids this workshop focuses on guidance, education and protection to empower children to use technology respectfully, responsibly, critically and creatively. The internet and portable electronic devices have transformed the way we learn, create, connect and are entertained. While there are many benefits for children being online, there are also risks. As the trusted adults in our children’s lives, we can support them to maximise these benefits…

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14 August

9:30am - 2:30pm

My Child and Autism for Dads | Subiaco | 14/08/2021

Autism Association Subiaco, 37 Hay Street
Subiaco, Western Australia 6008 Australia

The My Child & Autism workshop is an introductory workshop facilitated by staff from the Autism Association of Western Australia. This session will be run specifically for men, by male facilitators, to foster open and honest discussion. It will cover the following topics: Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). What ASD looks like for your child and your family. How you can make a difference. Navigating Early Intervention and funding options.  The Early Days Workshops are provided free to families and…

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16 August

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Developing my Child’s Independence Skills | Subiaco | 16/08/2021

Autism Association of WA – Subiaco, 37 Hay St
Subiaco, WA Australia

What this workshop offers: Understanding why everyday self-care skills can be hard for a child with ASD. Teaching strategies for all skills. Tips for specific skill areas i.e. eating, sleeping, toileting etc. 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). We recommend attending an introductory session such Early Days: My Child and Autism prior to attending other topics. Please note that we…

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