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 2021

02 February

10:00am - 12:00pm

Getting to know the NDIS | 02/02/2021 | Joondalup

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

This session provides information on how people with Autism can access the National Disability Insurance Scheme in WA. When: Tuesday, 2nd February 2021, 10.00am to 12.00pm Where: Autism Association of WA - Joondalup, 13/210 Winton Rd, Joondalup 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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08 February

9:30am - 12:30pm

Early Days – Helping my Child Cope with Change | Webinar | 08/02/2021

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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09 February

9:30am - 12:30pm

Autism: What are the Early Indicators? | Midland | 09/02/2021

Autism Association of WA – Midland Sayer Street, 9 Sayer Street
Midland, Western Australia 6056 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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12 February

9:30am - 11:00am

Building Positive Behaviour: An Introduction to Supporting Positive Behaviour Change | Webinar | 12/02/2021

Behaviour is how we act and react to everyday environments and situations. We all engage in behaviour that challenges others at times, its 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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March 2021

03 March

10:00am - 12:00pm

Getting to know the NDIS – Webinar | 03/03/2021

This session provides information on how people with Autism can access the National Disability Insurance Scheme in WA. When: Wednesday, 3rd March 2021, 10.00am to 12.00pm 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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04 March

4:30pm - 6:30pm

Autism: What are the Early Indicators? | Webinar | 04/03/2021

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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04 March

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Early Days – Developing my Child’s Independence Skills | Webinar | 04/03/2021

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 everyday self-care skills can be hard for a child with ASD. Teaching strategies for…

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04 March

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Autism and Anxiety: Practical Strategies for Supporting Teens | Webinar | 04/03/2021

The teenage years come with many pressures and challenges. Because of this, anxiety is something that affects all young people at some point. Did you know that Anxiety is one of the most common co-occurring symptoms in young people with Autism?    

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12 March

9:30am - 11:00am

Autism and Play: Learning through Play, Learning to Play | 2 Part Webinar | 12/03/2021 and 26/03/2021

Play is an important part of childhood, but we know that Autism can affect the development of skills needed for play.  For this reason, play is one of the core intervention domains of First Steps for Autism therapy—not only learning through play but learning to play!

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16 March

9:30am - 11:00am

Autism Heroes Peer Awareness Training | 16/03/2021

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

With World Autism Awareness day fast approaching, learn how to implement the Autism Heroes Program in your school! In preparation for World Autism Awareness Day 2020, join us for a free 2 hour professional development session to learn about our Autism Heroes Peer Awareness program and how to implement it in your school. All participants will: be introduced to this exciting program learn how to implement the Autism Heroes program in their School this Autism Awareness month receive a free…

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