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 2019

08 October

6:00pm - 9:00pm

$175.56

Transition to High School | Shenton Park | 08/10/2019

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

Moving from the familiar and stable environment of primary school into high school can be an anxious time for both the student and their family. The student may experience changes to their daily timetable, the number of teaching staff, social opportunities, peer groups and homework expectations. Students may need more support at this stage to settle into this new environment. This presentation will provide key information to assist parents and families to negotiate the time of transition into high school,…

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10 October

9:30am - 12:30pm

No cost

Early Days: Progression to School | 10/10/19

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

Please note that we require a minimum of 8 registrations for this workshop to go ahead

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).

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10 October

1:00pm - 3:00pm

No cost

Early Days: Free Community Workshop Autism with Early Intervention Indigenous Liaison Officers | 10/10/19

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

During the ‘Yarning Session’, you will learn:

What is Autism? What are the signs to look for if you think a child has Autism. Who can help? How to help people with Autism.

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14 October - 15 October

8:30am - 4:30pm

$400 - $660

PECS Level 1 Training | 14 & 15 October 2019 |

Ambrose Estate – Wembley Golf Course, 200 The Boulevard
Wembley Downs, Western Australia 6019 Australia

This intensive two-day training is designed to teach participants the theory behind The Picture Exchange Communication System and the protocols on how to appropriately implement the six phases of PECS. The Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) is used to teach communication skills rapidly to those with limited functional speech. PECS promotes communication within a social context, without lengthy prerequisite training. Training in PECS begins by teaching a spontaneous request and goes on to teach additional communicative functions such as responding…

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15 October

9:30am - 11:30pm

No cost

Getting to know the NDIS – Workshop | East Fremantle | 15/10/2019

Autism Association of WA – East Fremantle, 217 Canning Highway
East Fremantle , WA 6158 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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15 October

6:00pm - 9:00pm

$175.56

Creating Successful Mealtimes for Children with Autism (Part 1 of 2) | Shenton Park | 15/10/2019

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

Come and join our TASTEE team (The Autism Specific Team of Everything to do with Eating) For a 2-part educational workshop series. At these interactive evening workshops you can learn about the “why” behind mealtime challenges and the “what” you can do about them for children with Autism.    In part 1 the mealtime management workshop provides information on:  Mealtimes and Autism – How are mealtime challenges linked with Autism?   Picky eaters vs. problem feeders- What are the differences?…

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19 October

9:30am - 2:30pm

No cost

Early Days: My Child and Autism | 19/10/19

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

“Please note that we require a minimum of 8 registrations for this workshop to go ahead.”

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).

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23 October

9:30am - 3:30pm

$351.12

Building Positive Behaviour: An Introduction to Supporting Positive Behaviour Change | Shenton Park | 23/10/2019

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

This interactive workshop explores the process of understanding challenging behaviours and how to support positive behavioural change by using an evidence based approach.  Participants will: -       Develop their understanding of the connection between Autism and behaviour by reflecting on video examples, and through group discussion.  -       Learn about what Positive Behaviour Support actually means and why it is important to take a multi-element view of behaviour.  -       Work through a 5 Step process for achieving positive behaviour change -       Have…

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24 October

1:00pm - 5:00pm

No cost

Autism Training WA – Regional | Albany | 24/10/2019

Albany Business Centre, 222 Chester Pass Road
Albany, Western Australia 6330 Australia

This training package aims to improve awareness of the specific needs of individuals with Autism, their families and carers, amongst the health workforce. This 4 hour face-to-face training has been specifically designed for those working in both the medical and dental fields, and topics will include ...

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25 October - 06 December

Talkability® | Hanen Program® | 25/10/19 to 06/12/19

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

The Autism Association of WA will be running TalkAbility™ The Hanen Program® for Parents of Verbal Children aged 4 to 9 years with Autism Spectrum Disorder on the Autism Spectrum in Term 4, 2019. This program will be run by Hanen certified speech pathologists. This program shows parents how to foster the higher-level language and social skills that are essential for the best outcomes in their child. In the TalkAbility™ program, parents learn to help their young child with autism…

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