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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January 2019

11 January

9:00am - 3:00pm

$150 - $200

Building Positive Behaviour – Primary School Aged | Floreat | 11/01/2019

The Boulevard Centre, 99 The Boulevard
Floreat, WA 6014 Australia

This full day workshop is aimed at families and carers of Primary School aged children and explores the process of understanding challenging behaviours and how to support positive behavioural change by using an evidence based approach. Participants will: Find out exactly what is Positive Behaviour Support and learn about the evidence behind this approach Develop their understanding of the connection between Autism and behaviour Become familiar with the 5 Steps to meaningful behaviour support Gain an introduction to age appropriate Positive…

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12 January

9:30am - 2:30pm

Free

Early Days – My Child & Autism | Shenton Park | 12/01/2019

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

Early Days workshops are run throughout the year for parents and informal (unpaid) carers of young children, aged 0 to 6 years, who have recently been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), or referred for an assessment. Workshops are held in small groups to give parents the opportunity to meet other parents. Unfortunately childcare is not available. These workshops are FREE to attend and refreshments are provided. What does each workshop cover? Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). What ASD looks…

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16 January

9:30am - 12:30pm

Free - $100

Preparing for a New School Year – Primary School Aged | Shenton Park | 16/01/2019

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

Returning to school after the Christmas holidays can be a significant transition for students and their families. The new school year can mean new teachers, classes, classrooms and a range of new and different expectations. The student may also experience changes to their social opportunities, peer groups and homework expectations. Extra support at this stage is important to help your child to settle into this new environment. This presentation will provide key information to assist parents and families to negotiate…

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16 January

1:30pm - 4:30pm

Free - $100

Preparing for a New School Year – High School Aged | Shenton Park | 16/01/2019

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

Returning to school after the Christmas holidays can be a significant transition for students and their families. The new school year can mean new teachers, classes, classrooms and a range of new and different expectations. The student may also experience changes to their social opportunities, peer groups and homework expectations. Extra support at this stage is important to help your child to settle into this new environment. This presentation will provide key information to assist parents and families to negotiate…

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18 January

9:00am - 3:00pm

$150 - $200

Building Positive Behaviour – High School Aged | Shenton Park | 18/01/2019

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

This full day workshop is aimed at families and carers of High School aged children and explores the process of understanding challenging behaviours and how to support positive behavioural change by using an evidence based approach. Participants will: Find out exactly what is Positive Behaviour Support and learn about the evidence behind this approach Develop their understanding of the connection between Autism and behaviour Become familiar with the 5 Steps to meaningful behaviour support Gain an introduction to age appropriate Positive…

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19 January

9:30am - 2:30pm

Free

Early Days – Understanding Behaviour | Shenton Park | 19/01/2019

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 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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29 January

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Free

Getting to know the NDIS – Workshop | Joondalup | 29/01/2019

The Autism Association of WA – Joondalup, 9/210 Winton Rd
Joondalup, Western Australia 6027 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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February 2019

02 February

9:30am - 12:00pm

Free

Understanding Autism | 02/02/2019

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

Please note that we require a minimum of 10 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. In this workshop, participants will explore the key characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder and how they may impact on an individual across a range of environments. Cost: For all other families, this training is complimentary and you may attend at no cost. Registration: Registrations will be open from 9:00am – 9:15am.  The workshop will commence at 9:30am, unless otherwise stated.

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05 February

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Free - $100

Creating Successful Mealtimes for Children with Autism (Part 1 of 2) | 05/02/2019

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

Please note that we require a minimum of 10 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. Please note that we require a minimum of 10 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. Please note that we require a minimum of 10 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. Please note that we require a minimum of 10 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. Please note that we require a minimum of 10 registrations for this workshop to go ahead.…

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06 February

6:30am - 8:30am

Free

Getting to know the NDIS – Workshop | Midland | 06/02/2019

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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