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April 2020

15 April

2:30pm - 4:00pm

Autism and Anxiety: Practical Strategies for Supporting Teens | Webinar | 15/04/2020

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?    

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

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22 April

9:30am - 10:30am

Sensory Processing – Early Childhood | Webinar | 22/04/2020

Let's explore the sensory world we live in and gain insight into how the person with Autism in your life may see, hear, smell and feel things differently.

This training is recommended for parents and carers of children with Autism aged 0 to 7 years

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22 April

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Sensory Processing – School Aged | Webinar | 22/04/2020

Let’s explore the sensory world we live in and gain insight into how the person with Autism in your life may see, hear, smell and feel things differently.

This training is recommended for parents and carers of children with Autism aged 8 to 18 years

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29 April

9:30am - 10:30am

Building Communication Skills | Webinar | 29/04/2020

Communication is a two-way process that involves the act of giving and receiving information. It’s a part of how we engage in everyday activities, connect with each other and understand our world.

 
This training is recommended for parents and carers of children with Autism aged 0 to 8 years

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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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09 May

9:30am - 12:30pm

Social Skills for Young Adults | Workshop | Shenton Park | 09/05/2020

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

The shift into adulthood brings about some exciting changes, among these exposure to a multitude of different people and social settings. Whilst exciting, many young adults with Autism benefit from guidance in navigating these changes.

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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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23 May

9:30am - 12:30pm

Making it a Success! Getting Ready to Start School | Workshop | Shenton Park | 23/05/2020

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

This training is recommended for parents and carers of children with Autism transitioning into Kindy or Pre-Primary for the first time

Moving from the safe and familiar environment of home into school for the first time can be both exciting and a little scary. Starting school is a big step for little people! Planning, practical preparation and building familiarity, will help you make this important life transition a success!

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June 2020

06 June

9:30am - 12:30pm

Making it a Success! Starting High School | Workshop | Shenton Park | 06/06/2020

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

This workshop is recommended for parents and carers of children with Autism transitioning into High School for the first time

Moving from primary to secondary school is significant step in the education journey of every student. A step that marks a change from the familiar to the unknown, and brings with it new places, people and ways of doing things.

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11 June

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Life After High School | Workshop | Shenton Park | 11/06/2020

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

This training is recommended for parents and carers of children with Autism aged 15 to 18 years

Moving from the familiar structure of school and into adult life can be daunting for teenagers and parents alike. But, it doesn’t have to be! Life after high school is full of options and opportunities that present a whole new world of possibilities to young adults.

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