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 and view our 2017 training calendar.
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April 2017

27 April - 31 December

Expression of Interest | Wings for Autism 2017

International Terminal, Perth Aiport
Redcliffe, Western Australia 6105 Australia

We are excited to tell you about a new initiative that the Autism Association in partnership with Perth Airport are providing. As we know airport experiences may not always be positive for people with Autism. We want to look at ways of creating safe and successful airport experiences. In June 2016 we ran the first of our pilot programs and following the success of this trial we hope to run regular airport preparation experiences for people with Autism across the…

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November 2017

27 November

12:30pm - 3:30pm

Free

FULLY BOOKED Autism: What are the Early Indicators | East Waikiki | 27/11/2017

East Waikiki Child and Parent Centre, Cnr Carnegie Loop and Murchison Road
Cooloongup, Western Australia 6168 Australia

This workshop is now fully booked. Kindly email seminars@autism.org.au should you have any queries in this regard.  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…

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December 2017

04 December

9:00am - 11:00am

Free

Explaining Autism for Disability Awareness Week 2017 | 04/12/2017

Bendat Parent & Community Centre, 36 Dodd Street
Wembley, WA 6014 Australia

This year Disability Awareness Week 2017 will run from 3 to 9 December, coinciding with the United Nations sanctioned International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) held each year on 3 December. To increase community awareness for Disability Awareness Week 2017 please join us for a presentation where we will introduce you to the characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder, the impact experienced during daily life and the various services available from the Autism Association of Western Australia.  The information session…

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05 December

9:30am - 10:30am

Free

Getting to Know the NDIS in WA | 05/12/2017 | Joondalup – MORNING

Edith Cowan University, Joondalup Campus, Building 2, Room 146, 270 Joondalup Drive
Joondalup, Western Australia 6027 Australia

The Autism Association of Western Australia invites you to attend an information session where you can learn about the NDIS in WA. The session will cover eligibility requirements, local coordination and how you can access the NDIS. This information session is for people of all ages and all disabilities.  The information session will last for 1 hour, followed by coffee and tea and an opportunity to ask questions about NDIS. Cost - This information session is free to attend. Please note that…

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05 December

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Free

Getting to Know the NDIS in WA | 05/12/2017 | Joondalup – EVENING

Edith Cowan University, Joondalup Campus, Building 2, Room 146, 270 Joondalup Drive
Joondalup, Western Australia 6027 Australia

The Autism Association of Western Australia invites you to attend an information session where you can learn about the NDIS in WA. The session will cover eligibility requirements, local coordination and how you can access the NDIS. This information session is for people of all ages and all disabilities.  The information session will last for 1 hour, followed by coffee and tea and an opportunity to ask questions about NDIS. Cost - This information session is free to attend. Please note that…

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09 December

8:00am - 9:00am

BOUNCE INC – Sensory Session | Saturday – 9/12/2017 | 8am to 9am

BOUNCE Inc Cannington, 1371 Albany Hwy
Cannington , Western Australia 6107 Australia

BOUNCE Cannington, in partnership with the Autism Association of WA, will be holding a sensory friendly session on Saturday, the 9th of December 2017 between 8am and 9am.  The cost per person will be $12.20 (free for non-jumpers, carers and spectators alike) and would be most suitable for children of childcare and primary school going age! Bookings can be made through the BOUNCE team on 1300 000 540. Promotional Code is SENSORYSWA.  This sensory session will include: No loud announcements over the speaker systems…

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February 2018

22 February - 23 February

9:00am - 4:30pm

$640.00

A Premiere Masterclass for Australia 2018 with Peter Vermeulen | 22-23 February 2018

Burswood on Swan, 1 Camfield Drive
Burswood, Western Australia 6100 Australia

AN EVENT NOT TO BE MISSED!! The Autism Association of Western Australia will be proudly presenting a Premiere Masterclass for Australia with Dr Peter Vermeulen on the 22nd and 23rd of February 2018. “Understanding autism as context blindness is the cornerstone of an autism friendly approach”. A masterclass with Peter Vermeulen: 22/23 February 2018 Explaining Autism as Context Blindness (the title of his recent book) and linking to some recent research findings about the human brain and the differences of those…

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