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     $225  
  • Autism Association Corporate Members     $200

Other

  • 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

To submit your expression of interest, email the following information to RegionalTraining@autism.org.au 

  • School/Organisation
  • Location
  • Average age of Students/Clients supported
  • Contact Person
  • Occupation
  • Contact Number
  • Email Address
  • Approximate Number of Staff to attend

A minimum of 20 interested parties are required for a Seminar to be scheduled. 

Not enough interest in your area?

Our clinical team may be available to deliver professional development on location in Regional WA on a user pay basis. Email Seminars@autism.org.au for more information.

All scheduling is dependant on the availability of staff members to travel. 

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June 2017

20 June

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Free

Understanding Autism | 20/06/2017 | Karratha

Conference Room, Welcome Lotteries House, 7 Morse Court
Karratha,Western Australia6714Australia

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 day-to-day life.

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21 June

9:00am - 4:00pm

$125.00 - $235.00

Best Practice Strategies for Students with Autism | Karratha | 21/06/2017

Main Function Room, Karratha Leisureplex, Opposite Broadhurst Road, Dampier Hwy
Karratha,Western Australia6714Australia

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 in the school environment. The 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 Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) impact on a students learning and participation in a school…

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22 June

10:00am - 12:00pm

Free

Understanding Autism | 22/06/2017 | South Hedland

Cockatiel Room, South Hedland Lotteries House, 2 Leake Street
South Hedland,Western Australia6722Australia

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 day-to-day life.

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