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April 2020

15 April

9:30am - 12:30pm

Early Days – My Child & Autism | Webinar | 15/04/2020

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 Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). What ASD looks like for your child and your family. How…

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21 April

10:30am - 12:30pm

CANCELLED | Getting to Know the NDIS Workshop | Northam | 21/04/2020

Northam Recreation Centre, 44 Peel Terrace
Northam, Western Australia 6401 Australia

In light of the evolving Coronavirus Pandemic we have taken the decision to cancel all upcoming information sessions. The health and well being of our community is our top priority. This session provides information on how people with autism can access the National Disability Insurance Scheme in WA. Intended Participants: Families and community members interested in learning about the NDIS.

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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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22 April

9:30am - 2:30pm

CANCELLED | Early Days – My Child & Autism | Northam | 22/04/2020

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 Parent training workshops. The health and well being of our community is our top priority. This workshop will discuss general topics about autism spectrum disorder, such as understanding autism, what ASD looks like for you and your family, early intervention and how you can make a difference. Intended Participants: Parents and relatives of children with autism aged 0-6yrs.

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22 April

9:30am - 12:30pm

Early Days – Helping my Child Cope with Change | Webinar | 22/04/2020

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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May 2020

07 May

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Emotional Regulation: What’s the Big Deal? | Webinar | 07/05/2020

This webinar is recommended for parents and carers of children with Autism aged 0 to 18 years

Emotions make us feel, but they also make us act. Emotional regulation forms part of a set of skills we all need to help us control our feelings, thoughts and responses to different situations.

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14 May

6:00pm - 7:30pm

What is AAC? | Webinar | 14/05/2020

This webinar is recommended for parents and carers of children with Autism aged 0 to 18 years

AAC stands for Augmentative & Alternative Communication and involves the use of multiple strategies to support communication. AAC may be used as an alternative to speech or as an addition to ‘augment’ or enhance the person’s existing speech.

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June 2020

11 June

9:30am - 12:30pm

Early Days – Progression to School | Webinar | 11/06/2020

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: The importance of working as a transition team. Tips and ideas to help you ready your…

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18 June

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Building Positive Behaviour: An Introduction to Supporting Positive Behaviour Change | Webinar | 18/06/2020

This webinar is recommended for parents and carers of children with Autism aged 0 to 18 years

Behaviour is how we act and react to everyday environments and situations. We all engage in behaviour that challenges others at times, it’s 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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26 June

9:30am - 11:00am

Autism and Anxiety: Practical Strategies for Supporting Teens | Webinar | 26/06/2020

This training is targeted for parents and carers of children with Autism aged 12 to 18 years

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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