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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October 2020

27 October

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Getting to know the NDIS – Webinar | 27/10/2020

This session provides information on how people with autism can access the National Disability Insurance Scheme in WA. When: Tuesday,  27th October 2020, 6.00pm – 8.00pm Where: Online (a link will be emailed to you prior to event) Intended Participants: Families, adults and community members interested in learning about the NDIS. Is this session fully Booked? Email Autism.Advisor@autism.org.au to be added to the wait list and we will contact you if a space becomes available.

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28 October

9:30am - 11:00am

Next Steps & Connect Group for Adults Starting 28th October 2020 | Subiaco

The Next Steps & Connect Group is an information and support group for adults (18 years and over) who have recently been diagnosed with Autism. This group is for people who: Have recently been diagnosed with Autism as an adult Are not yet linked with NDIS funding or services Want to meet other adults with similar experiences Want to find out more about next steps following diagnosis, such as how to link in with funding and services. The group will…

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29 October

9:30am - 12:30pm

Early Days – My Child & Autism | Webinar | 29/10/2020

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). We recommend attending an introductory session such Early Days: My Child and Autism prior to attending other topics. What this workshop offers: Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). What ASD looks like for your child and your family. How…

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30 October

9:30am - 12:30pm

Autism: What are the Early Indicators? | Shenton Park | 30/10/2020

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

FREE workshop for Community Health and Family Professionals, including 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?

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November 2020

04 November

9:30am - 12:00pm

Preparing for your NDIS planning conversation | 04/11/2020

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

The Autism Association of Western Australia is holding a series of workshops to assist families and individuals in preparing for their NDIS planning meetings. This workshop has been developed for parents and carers of school aged children; it will cover what to expect at your meeting, developing goals for your child and how to manage and use your plan. Coffee and tea will be provided along with an opportunity to complete a pre-planning workbook to support you in your initial NDIS…

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05 November

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Building Positive Behaviour: An Introduction to Supporting Positive Behaviour Change | Webinar | 05/11/2020

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 includes considering 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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11 November - 25 November

9:30am - 11:00am

Understanding and Nurturing Communication – 2 Part Webinar | 11/11/2020 and 25/11/2020

Please note, this workshop will occur across two sessions, attendance at both is recommended. Communication is about so much more than just the words we use or the ability to talk. Join our First Steps for Autism Early Intervention Speech Language Pathologist to learn more about what communication is and how to nurture the development of communication skills in young children with Autism. In this two-part webinar series, we will explore: Part 1: Understanding Communication Date: Wednesday, 11th November 2020…

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17 November

5:30pm - 8:30pm

Autism: What are the Early Indicators? | East Fremantle | 17/11/2020

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

FREE workshop for Community Health and Family Professionals, including 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?

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19 November

10:00am - 12:00pm

Getting to know the NDIS – Webinar | 19/11/2020

This session provides information on how people with autism can access the National Disability Insurance Scheme in WA.

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December 2020

03 December

9:30am - 12:30pm

Early Days – Helping my Child Cope with Change | Webinar | 03/12/2020

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). We recommend attending an introductory session such Early Days: My Child and Autism prior to attending other topics. What this workshop offers: Understanding why change is hard and how it impacts on young children with ASD. Strategies for…

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