The Autism Association provides professional learning for a variety of audiences including teachers and other professionals working in the field, parents and their families, employers, students and for those interested in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

We are currently taking expressions of interest for the following Professional Development Seminar in your area:

Best Practice for Students with Autism 

This updated workshop includes an online pre-reading component to provide relevant information about the characteristics of Autism. This allows for a full-day course which focuses on practical, age-appropriate strategies to support students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in the school environment. This workshop covers key classroom strategies and effective tools to support positive development of skills and behaviours. 

 Participants will:

  • Briefly review how the key characteristics of ASD impact on the student’s learning and participation in a school setting. 
  • Learn effective, evidence based strategies to support students in inclusive school settings including key components of positive behaviour support
  • Use planning tools and templates to support collaborative planning for students with ASD
  • Receive information to link into a range of local supports and services

Intended Participants

Teachers, education support teachers, learning support coordinators, education assistants and school leaders. Other professionals may also benefit from attending this seminar.

Pricing (per person)

  • Professionals     $235  


  • Discounts may be offered to group bookings of 5 or more participants. 
  • Cost includes morning tea and a light lunch. 

Submit your Expression of Interest

Click here to submit your expression of interest, email the following information to 

A minimum of 40 interested parties are required for a Seminar to be scheduled. 


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April 2020

21 April

5:00pm - 6:00pm

CANCELLED | Understanding Autism | Northam | 21/04/2020

Northam Recreation Centre – Meeting Room 1, 44 Peel Terrace
Northam, Western Australia 6401 Australia

In light of the evolving Coronavirus Pandemic we have taken the decision to cancel all upcoming Northam workshops. The health and well being of our community is our top priority. This relaxed workshop aims to provide basic yet essential information about the impact of autism on individual lives. Intended Participants: Those who currently support people with autism – families & community organisations.

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June 2020

12 June

10:00am - 12:00pm

Autism: What are the Early Indicators? | Webinar | 12/06/2020

What are the early indicators of Autism? We are really excited to run a Webinar for staff from the Child and Parent Centre’s operating in Regional Western Australia! 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 reliably diagnosed and receive life-changing intervention! Webinar overview:  An Understanding of the Early Indicators or Autism to help you recognise the…

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