9:00am - 12:00pm
In this workshop, participants will explore the key characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder and how they may impact on an individual across a range of environments. Registration If you are currently a client of The Autism Association of WA, this training is complimentary and you may attend at no cost. For all other families, we have kept costs to a minimum which is $50 per person or $75 for a couple.
10:00am - 11:30am
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED 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 invites you to attend an information session where you can learn about the NDIS roll out in WA. The session will cover how the NDIS is being rolled-out in WA, how to access the NDIS, information on individualised planning and information on how to implement your NDIS plan. The…
9:30am - 12:00pm
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…
22 August - 23 August
9:30am - 2:30pm
Join Positive Partnerships for 2 days of learning with parents and carers of school aged children on the autism spectrum, designed to help you foster productive school, family and community relationships to provide the best kind of support for your child. These workshops are for parents, carers and grandparents wanting to understand more about autism and learn practical strategies using evidence based resources to help maximise their young person’s learning. What will you gain by attending this workshop? An increased…
9:30am - 2:30pm
Please note that we require a minimum of 8 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. 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,…
6:00pm - 9:00pm
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 Play and Social Learning workshop will cover the following topics: Understanding Play, social learning and ASD. Understanding the types of play. Strategies to scaffold and encourage play development.
9:00am - 3:30pm
We are currently taking Expressions of Interest for this seminar. Please read on for a brief description of what the seminar would include and if interested kindly complete an Expression of Interest form below. 40 interested parties are required before a seminar will be scheduled. This seminar provides information about Sensory Processing and the differences in sensory processing patterns experienced by people with Autism Spectrum Disorder. It will provide information about common challenges and provides practical tools to assist the…
9:00am - 12:00pm
Please note that we require a minimum of 10 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. Some children with Autism may experience higher levels of anxiety and worry than their typically developing peers. In this workshop, we will explore some of the signs and impacts of anxiety in teenagers and adolescents. Participants will learn about some practical strategies to support children to regulate their emotions and support their ability to participate in the high school environment. Registration If you are…
9:30am - 2:30pm
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 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 and your family.…
9:30am - 10:30am
So much to do, so little time! Find out how to prepare your child for a successful school transition and building positive relationships with your child’s school.