2017 Training Calendar

We have listened to your feedback and have added a range of new workshops to our professional training calendar for 2017. View our 2017 training calendar below.  

2017 Professional Training Calendar


 

Support for childcare centres

A practical workshop can be delivered to childcare centre staff to improve understanding of Autism, including the signs, myths and support services available. We can also provide guidance on how to help children with Autism in a childcare setting.

To find out more please contact us to speak to an Autism Advisor.

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July 2017

25 July

5:30pm - 8:00pm

Free

Autism: What are the Early Indicators | East Fremantle | 25/07/2017

Autism Association of WA – East Fremantle, 217 Canning Highway
East Fremantle , WA 6158 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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August 2017

08 August

9:30am - 4:30pm

A Smooth Move, Transitioning from year 6 to year 7 | 08/08/2017

Bendat Parent & Community Centre, 36 Dodd Street
Wembley, WA 6014 Australia

Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) and the Autism Association of WA are proudly co-facilitating a one day course for upper primary school and lower secondary school teachers. Offering a comprehensive overview of the Autism Spectrum, its features and its impact when students with Autism transition from year 6 into year 7 within mainstream school settings. The day will cover planning approaches, strategies and practical supports to ensure a smooth transition from Primary to High School for students with Autism. Refresh your knowledge of…

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09 August

9:30am - 4:30pm

Positive Behaviour Support Plans Workshop | 09/08/2017

Bendat Parent & Community Centre, 36 Dodd Street
Wembley, WA 6014 Australia

Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) and the Autism Association of WA are proudly co-facilitating a practical workshop for anyone who works closely with Positive Behaviour Support plans, either in their development or delivery. This will apply especially to Behaviour Support practitioners, psychologists and other allied health professionals, school learning support staff and coordinators of NDIS, residential or community programs . The workshop will review the elements of PBS plans that research suggests lead to positive outcomes, discussing enablers & barriers to practical implementation…

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10 August

9:30am - 4:30pm

Autism & iPad Pedagogy | 10/08/2017

Bendat Parent & Community Centre, 36 Dodd Street
Wembley, WA 6014 Australia

Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) and the Autism Association of WA are proudly co-facilitating this workshop.  Students with autism require a dedicated educational experience that caters to the wide range of fluctuating emotional, academic and behavioural needs they daily experience. With the introduction of the iPad, many educators of students with autism have discovered an incredibly powerful tool to assist in accommodating these evolving student needs. In this workshop our presenters will showcase a range of creative iPad lessons, behavioural interventions…

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15 August

9:30am - 12:00pm

Free

Autism: What are the Early Indicators | Midland | 15/08/2017

Autism Association of WA – Midland Centre, 10 Mellar Court
Midland, WA 6056 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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25 August

9:00am - 3:30pm

$125.00 - $235.00

Understanding Sensory Behaviours | 25/08/2017

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

This seminar provides and introduction to common Sensory Processing Differences experienced by people with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Practical tools are provided to assist the exploration of these differences and to introduce effective sensory supports. Participants will: Develop an understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder Understand sensory processing and the impact of individual processing styles on participation in everyday activities at home, school and in community settings  Use a problem solving framework to explore the impact of sensory processing on behaviour. Investigate…

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28 August

12:30pm - 3:30pm

Free

Autism: What are the Early Indicators | East Waikiki | 28/08/2017

East Waikiki Child and Parent Centre, Cnr Carnegie Loop and Murchison Road
Cooloongup, Western Australia 6168 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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September 2017

05 September

5:30pm - 8:00pm

Free

Autism: What are the Early Indicators | Shenton Park | 05/09/2017

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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19 September

5:30pm - 8:00pm

Free

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

Joondalup Family Centre, 25 Jolstra Crescent
Joondalup, Western Australia 6027 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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October 2017

09 October - 10 October

8:30am - 4:30pm

$400.00 - $660.00

PECS Level 1 Training | 09/10 to 10/10/2017

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

This intensive two-day training is designed to teach participants the theory behind The Picture Exchange Communication System and the protocols on how to appropriately implement the six phases of PECS. The Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) is used to teach communication skills rapidly to those with limited functional speech. PECS promotes communication within a social context, without lengthy prerequisite training. Training in PECS begins by teaching a spontaneous request and goes on to teach additional communicative functions such as responding…

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