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

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

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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November 2016

29 November

9:30am - 12:00pm

Free

Autism: What are the Early Indicators | Bunbury

Parkerville Family & Therapeutic Services, 26 Wittenoom Street
Bunbury, Western Australia 6230 Australia

Free workshops for Community Health and Family Professionals (Community health nurses, social workers, community allied health professionals, Local Coordinators, NDIS planners). 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 help participants: Identify early…

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May 2017

18 May

5:30pm - 8:00pm

Free

Fully Booked! Understanding Autism | 18/05/2017 | Kalgoorlie

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

This workshop is now fully booked - kindly email seminars@autism.org.au should you have any queries in this regard.  A two and a half 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. Autism Advisors will be available to meet with local agencies to provide information of support through the…

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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 Australia 6714 Australia

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 Australia 6714 Australia

Registrations for this workshop have now closed. Kindly email seminars@autism.org.au should you have any queries in this regard.  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…

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22 June

10:00am - 12:00pm

Free

FULLY BOOKED Understanding Autism | 22/06/2017 | South Hedland

Cockatiel Room, South Hedland Lotteries House, 2 Leake Street
South Hedland, Western Australia 6722 Australia

This workshop is now fully booked and no further registrations can be taken. Kindly email RegionalTraining@autism.org.au should you have any queries in this regard.  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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July 2017

25 July

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Free

FULLY BOOKED – Understanding Autism | 25/07/2017 | Geraldton

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

This workshop is now fully booked - no further registrations can be taken!  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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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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