Would you like to learn more about how to support your young child? 

In addition to the sessions below, we are taking expressions of interest for a selection of 3 hour Early Days workshops. Early Days workshops are run for families of children 0-6 years old diagnosed with Autism, or who may be going through the diagnostic process. These topics include:

  • Helping My Child Cope with Change
  • Encouraging Interaction Through Play & Social Learning
  • Developing My Child’s Independence
  • Progression to School

Please contact early.days@autism.org.au to express your interest in these topics and we’ll keep you up to date.

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Click here to download our Term 4, 2019 workshop dates and times. 

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October 2019

19 October

9:30am - 2:30pm

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

Autism Association of WA – Midland Centre Mellar Court, 10 Mellar Court
Midland, WA 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

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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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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25 October - 06 December

More Than Words® | 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 More Than Words in Term 4, 2019, The Hanen Program® for Parents of Children aged 6 and under with Autism Spectrum Disorder. This program will be run by Hanen certified speech pathologists. More Than Words provides parents with practical and powerful strategies to help their child communicate and interact during everyday routines and activities. Who would benefit from More Than Words? The More Than Words program will benefit parents of children who:…

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26 October

1:30pm - 3:30pm

Early Days | 26/10/2019 | Developing My Child’s Independence | Dads My Time Session – East Fremantle

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

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 the introductory workshop My Child & Autism prior to other Early Days topics. This session will be run alongside the My Time Dads group and is run specifically for men, by male facilitators, to foster open and honest discussion. Play leaders will be available to supervise children aged 6 and under, please…

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29 October

9:30am - 11:30am

Early Days: Developing My Child’s Independence Skills My Time Skills Session | 29/10/19

Swan Valley Anglican Community School, 50 Swanleigh Parade
Aveley, Western Australia 6069 Australia

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 the introductory workshop My Child & Autism  prior to other Early Days topics.

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31 October

9:30am - 2:30pm

Early Days – My Child & Autism | Shenton Park | 31/10/2019

Autism Association of WA – Shenton Park, 215 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park, WA 6008 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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November 2019

02 November

9:30am - 2:30pm

Early Days: My Child and Autism | 02/11/19

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

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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05 November

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Creating Successful Mealtimes for Children with Autism (Part 2 of 2) | Shenton Park | 05/11/2019

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

Part 2 the mealtime management workshop picks up from where part 1 leaves off! In part 1 you learned how to collect important information using a food diary.  In this session we help you set a plan for achieving your mealtime goals by helping you to:   Understand and interpret — Learn how to read and understand a food diary Navigate the world of textures and flavours — Identifying the difference   Take action — Learn about Autism specific mealtime…

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07 November

9:30am - 2:30pm

Early Days: Understanding Behaviour | 07/11/19

Autism Association of WA – Joondalup, 13/210 Winton Road
Joondalup, Western Australia 6027 Australia

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 the introductory workshop My Child & Autism  prior to other Early Days topics.

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