2019 Training Calendar

We have listened to your feedback and have added a range of new workshops to our parent training calendar for 2019. Keep scrolling to view our full 2019 training calendar. 


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September 2019

20 September

9:30am - 2:30pm

No cost

Early Days – Understanding Behaviour | Gosnells | 20/09/2019

Gosnells Community Lotteries House, The Agonis 2232C Albany Highway
Gosnells, Australia

The Early Days Understanding Behaviour workshop focuses on helping parents and carers (unpaid) manage difficult behaviour in children aged 0 to 6 years with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Families of children with an ASD often report high levels of stress and difficult behaviour can be one reason for this. Difficult behaviour can also interfere with the child’s development and learning. This workshop will cover the following topics: Understanding your child’s behaviour Teaching your child a new, more functional behaviour Developing techniques to promote positive behaviour

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21 September

9:30am - 3:30pm

$351.12

Building Positive Behaviour: An Introduction to Supporting Positive Behaviour Change | Shenton Park | 21/09/2019

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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23 September

10:00am - 12:00pm

Getting to know the NDIS – Workshop | Maddington | 23/09/2019

Child and Parent Centre – East Maddington, 79 Pitchford Avenue
Maddington, Western Australia 6109 Australia

This event has been cancelled. 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…

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26 September

9:30am - 2:30pm

No cost

Early Days – My Child & Autism | Joondalup | 26/09/2019

The Autism Association of WA – Joondalup, 9/210 Winton Rd
Joondalup, Western Australia 6027 Australia

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). The My Child & Autism workshop is an introductory workshop facilitated by staff from the Autism Association of Western Australia and will cover the following topics: Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). What ASD looks like for your child…

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October 2019

02 October

Chatterbox Clinic | 02/10/19

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

Are you using AAC? Does your child use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) like a communication device or a communication book? Would you like to learn more about using it? The Autism Association of Western Australia is offering the Chatterbox Clinic to help you learn more about using AAC with your child.   What is the Chatterbox Clinic? The Chatterbox clinic is for children who already have an AAC device or communication book and includes a fun and personalised coaching…

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03 October

5:30pm - 8:30pm

No cost

Autism: What are the Early Indicators | Midland | 03/10/2019

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

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 old, more than a year after they can be reliably diagnosed and receive life-changing intervention. This information session will…

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07 October - 11 October

9:00am - 1:00pm

Expression of Interest – NEW Teenage Sports Academy

Baldivis Secondary College, Stillwater Drive
Bal, Western Australia 6171 Australia

We are really excited to announce our first Sports Academy for Teenagers with Autism!  During this 5 day sports program participants will have the opportunity to try a number of different sports. Alongside this we will also support participants to link in with local community sports programs based on their academy experiences. The Sports Academy will be facilitated by our Therapy Team in addition to volunteer specialist sports coaches. WHERE: Baldivis High School (Stillwater Drive, BALDIVIS) WHEN: Monday 7th October…

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07 October - 11 October

9:00am - 1:00pm

Expression of Interest – NEW Teenage Sports Academy – DUNCRAIG

Sorrento Tennis Club, Percy Doyle Reserve, 40 Warwick Road
Duncraig, Western Australia 6023 Australia

We are really excited to announce our first Sports Academy for Teenagers with Autism!  During this 5 day sports program participants will have the opportunity to try a number of different sports. Alongside this we will also support participants to link in with local community sports programs based on their academy experiences. The Sports Academy will be facilitated by our Therapy Team in addition to volunteer specialist sports coaches. WHERE: Sorrento Tennis Club, Percy Doyle Reserve, 40 Warwick Road, Duncraig WHEN:…

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08 October

10:00am - 12:00pm

No cost

Getting to know the NDIS – Workshop | Webinar | 08/10/2019

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.

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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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