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  

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

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

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

 

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September 2017

19 September

6:30pm - 9:00pm

Free

Autism: What are the Early Indicators | Australind | 19/09/2017

Brilliant Beginnings Childcare, 107 The Boulevard
Australind, Western Australia 6233 Australia

ree 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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February 2018

19 February

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Free

Understanding Autism | 19/02/2018 | Esperance

Esperance Lotteries House, 3 Forrest Street
Esperance, Western Australia 6450 Australia

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 day-to-day life.

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20 February

9:00am - 10:30am

Free

Getting to know NDIS | 20/02/2018 | Esperance

Esperance Lotteries House, 3 Forrest Street
Esperance, Western Australia 6450 Australia

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 in WA. The session will cover eligibility requirements, local coordination and how you can access the NDIS. This information session is for people of all ages and all disabilities.  The information session will last for 1 hour, followed by coffee and…

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21 February

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Free

FULLY BOOKED Understanding Autism | 21/02/2018 | Kalgoorlie

Kalgoorlie-Boulder Lotteries House, 42 Wilson Street
Kalgoorlie, Western Australia 6430 Australia

Please note that this workshop is now fully booked. Kindly email Autism.Advisor@autism.org.au 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 day-to-day life.

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22 February

9:00am - 10:00am

Free

Getting to know NDIS | 22/02/2018 | Kalgoorlie

Kalgoorlie-Boulder Lotteries House, 42 Wilson Street
Kalgoorlie, Western Australia 6430 Australia

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 in WA. The session will cover eligibility requirements, local coordination and how you can access the NDIS. This information session is for people of all ages and all disabilities.  The information session will last for 1 hour, followed by coffee and…

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March 2018

20 March

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Free

FULLY BOOKED – Understanding Autism | 20/03/2018 | Geraldton

Rangeway Child & Parent Centre, Hovea Street
Geraldton, Western Australia 6530 Australia

This workshop is now fully booked – no further registrations can be taken!  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 day-to-day life.

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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

Free

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 Autism.Advisor@autism.org.au 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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21 May

5:00pm - 5:00pm

Understanding Behaviour Webinar – Positive Partnerships | 21/05/2018

During this webinar you will: Explore reasons for challenging behaviour Understand that behaviour has a function Learn about Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Register online at: http://www.positivepartnerships.com.au/webinars

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June 2018

14 June

10:00am - 10:00am

Completing Work Webinar – Positive Partnerships | 14/06/2018

During this webinar you will: Explore the unique characteristics that individuals on the autism spectrum can display and the impact that they can have on completing tasks both at home and school Share strategies, resources and information that may help with completing work Register online at: http://www.positivepartnerships.com.au/webinars

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