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June 2018

23 June

9:00am - 12:00pm

Free - $75.00

CANCELLED Growing up – Sexuality and Relationships | 23/06/2018

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

Unfortunately, this workshop has been cancelled due to low registration numbers. Kindly email seminars@autism.org.au should you have any queries in this regard.   Most teenagers at some point in their development are faced with new challenges relating to hormone changes, sexuality and romantic feelings. During this time, quality education, information  and support  is especially important for individuals with Autism as they may be less likely to learn about it from other sources including their peers. This workshop will explore themes of helping…

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27 June

9:00am - 11:30am

Free

Autism: What are the Early Indicators | Gosnells | 27/06/2018

Child and Parent Centre – Gosnells, 173 Hicks Street (access from Clara Street)
Gosnells, Western Australia 6110 Australia

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…

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27 June

9:15am - 3:00pm

Free 1 day workshop for Parents & Carers | Bunbury | 27/06/2018

Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre, 2 Blair Street
Bunbury , Western Australia 6230 Australia

Join Positive Partnerships for a day of learning with other 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…

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July 2018

11 July

5:30pm - 8:00pm

Free

Autism: What are the Early Indicators | Shenton Park | 11/07/2018

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

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…

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21 July

9:30am - 2:30pm

Free

Early Days Understanding Behaviour | Joondalup | 21/07/2018

The Autism Association of WA – Joondalup, 9/210 Winton Rd
Joondalup, Western Australia 6027 Australia

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,…

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24 July

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Free

Early Days Helping my Child Cope with Change | Evening | 24/07/2018

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 Coping with Change workshop will cover the following topics: Understanding why change is hard and how it impacts on young children with ASD. Strategies for preparing for change in everyday situations

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26 July

8:45am - 4:00pm

$125.00 - $235.00

Building Positive Behaviour: Supports for Positive Behavioural Change | 26/07/2018

The Boulevard Centre, 99 The Boulevard
Floreat, WA 6014 Australia

This seminar explores how Autism characteristics can impact on a person’s behaviour. Participants will learn about the evidence based theory of “positive behaviour support”. The seminar includes practical tools and strategies to further understand challenging behaviours while supporting to learn new positive behaviours.  Please note: a small amount of pre-reading is a requirement for this seminar.  Participants will: Review the characteristics of Autism and the impact it may have on the child’s behaviour, participation and learning Learn about evidence based…

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27 July

9:00am - 3:30pm

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST | Supporting Effective Communication in the Classroom

N/A, Australia

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 workshop is intended for educators who work with students with ASD who experience moderate to significant communication challenges. Participants will learn more about alternative modes of communication and how to use them, and how…

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27 July

9:30am - 12:30pm

More Than Words® | Hanen Program® | 27/07/2018 to 07/09/2018

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

The Autism Association of WA will be running More Than Words in Term 3, 2018, 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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27 July

9:30am - 12:30pm

Talkability® | Hanen Program® | 27/07/2018 to 07/09/2018

Autism Association of WA – Shenton Park, 215 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park, WA 6008 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 3, 2018. 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 spectrum…

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