The Autism Association provides professional learning for a variety of audiences including teachers and other professionals working in the field, parents and their families, employers, students and for those interested in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

We are currently taking expressions of interest for the following Professional Development Seminar in your area:

Best Practice for Students with Autism 

This updated workshop includes an online pre-reading component to provide relevant information about the characteristics of Autism. This allows for a full-day course which focuses on practical, age-appropriate strategies to support students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in the school environment. This workshop covers key classroom strategies and effective tools to support positive development of skills and behaviours. 

 Participants will:

  • Briefly review how the key characteristics of ASD impact on the student’s learning and participation in a school setting. 
  • Learn effective, evidence based strategies to support students in inclusive school settings including key components of positive behaviour support
  • Use planning tools and templates to support collaborative planning for students with ASD
  • Receive information to link into a range of local supports and services

Intended Participants

Teachers, education support teachers, learning support coordinators, education assistants and school leaders. Other professionals may also benefit from attending this seminar.

Pricing (per person)

  • Professionals     $235  


  • Discounts may be offered to group bookings of 5 or more participants. 
  • Cost includes morning tea and a light lunch. 

Submit your Expression of Interest

Click here to submit your expression of interest, email the following information to 

A minimum of 40 interested parties are required for a Seminar to be scheduled. 


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May 2018

09 May

8:30am - 4:00pm

Positive Partnerships Free One Day Workshop | 09/05/2018 | Karratha

Karratha Leisureplex, Opposite Broadhurst Road Dampier Hwy
Karratha , Western Australia 6714 Australia

Free One Day Workshop: Bringing School Staff and Parents and Carers together Join us for a day of learning for school staff, parents and carers of school aged children on the autism spectrum, designed to help foster productive school and family partnerships to provide the best kind of support for our young people. Our workshop focuses on working together and using evidence based resources to maximise learning in the school and home environment. What will you gain by attending this workshop? An increased understanding…

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17 May

6:00pm - 8:00pm


FULLY BOOKED! Understanding Autism | 17/05/2018 | Albany

Small Business Centre Great Southern – Training Room, 222 Chester Road
Albany, Western Australia 6330 Australia

This workshop is now fully booked - kindly email should you have any queries in this regard.  Intended Participants: Community Organisations (early childhood educators, teachers, allied health professionals, support workers, childcare) and families.  A two hour workshop for community organisations, as well as families, who currently support people with Autism across all ages or who may want to explore future opportunities to support people with Autism. This relaxed no-cost event will provide basic yet essential information about the impact of Autism on individuals’ day-to-day life.

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