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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October 2019

10 October

9:30am - 12:30pm

No cost

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

East Fremantle Oval, Cnr Moss & Marmion Streets
East Fremantle, Western Australia 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

East Fremantle Oval, Cnr Moss & Marmion Streets
East Fremantle, Western Australia 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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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

10:00am - 12:00pm

No cost

Autism in Cricket Come and Try Session | 26th October 2019 | WACA

WACA Ground, Nelson Crescent
East Perth, Western Australia 6004 Australia

Autism in Cricket Come and Try Session Is your child keen to play cricket this season? If your child (aged 5 to 17 years) wants to take up cricket this season come along to a free Come and Try session at the WACA. Your child can try all aspects of the game and talk with members of the Autism Association team and the WACA for support to join your local club. For more information email autismincricket@autism.org.au

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