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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 (18 – 30 Years) | Workshop | Shenton Park

    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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    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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