2017 Training Calendar

We have listened to your feedback and have added a range of new workshops to our parent training calendar for 2017. View the first six months of training below. 

2017 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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March 2017

03 March

8:45am - 4:00pm

$125.00 - $225.00

Best Practice Strategies for Students with Autism – High School Years | 03/03/2017

The Boulevard Centre, 99 The Boulevard
Floreat,WA6014Australia

We’ve listened to your feedback! 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 high school environment. It includes key classroom strategies with a focus on specific tools to support the development of new skills and behaviours. Key Aims - Participants will: Briefly review how the key characteristics of Autism Spectrum…

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24 March

8:45am - 4:00pm

$125.00 - $225.00

Building Positive Behaviour: Evidence based Supports for Positive Behavioural Change | 24/03/2017

The Boulevard Centre, 99 The Boulevard
Floreat,WA6014Australia

This seminar explores how Autism characteristics can impact on a person’s behaviour. Participants will learn about the evidence based theory of “positive behaviour support”. The seminar includes practical tools and strategies to further understand challenging behaviours while supporting to learn new positive behaviours. Please note: a small amount of pre-reading is a requirement for this seminar. Participants will: Review the characteristics of Autism and the impact it may have on the child’s behaviour, participation and learning Learn about evidence based…

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27 March

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Free

All in Sport – Supporting Children with Autism in Community Sports & Recreation | 27/03/2017

Autism Association of WA – Shenton Park, 215 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park,WA6008Australia

The Autism Association of Western Australia is excited to offer no-cost training sessions to assist community associations to better include and support individuals with Autism in community sports and recreation clubs. The seminar content will be delivered by qualified therapists at the Autism Association utilising specialist therapy knowledge and experience. It will include: Information about Autism Spectrum Disorders and how it may impact on young people in a community sports setting. Important strategies and tips for including children or young people with Autism in your team or club. Training…

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30 March

9:30am - 11:30am

Free

Explaining Autism for Autism Awareness Week 2017 | 30/03/2017

State Library of Western Australia – Theatre, Perth Cultural Centre, 25 Francis Street
Perth,Western Australia6000Australia

This year World Autism Awareness Week will be from Monday 27 March to Sunday 2 April 2017.  To increase community awareness for World Autism Week 2017 please join us for a presentation where we will introduce you to the characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder, the impact experienced during daily life and the various services available from the Autism Association of Western Australia.   

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May 2017

04 May - 05 May

8:30am - 4:30pm

$400.00 - $660.00

PECS Level 1 Training | 04/05 to 05/05/2017

The Boulevard Centre, 99 The Boulevard
Floreat,WA6014Australia

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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July 2017

21 July

9:00am - 3:30pm

$125.00 - $225.00

Supporting Effective Communication in the Classroom | 21/07/2017

The Boulevard Centre, 99 The Boulevard
Floreat,WA6014Australia

This workshop provides information and support to educators who work with students with ASD who experience moderate to significant communication challenges. Participants will learn more about alternative modes of communication and how to use them, and how to promote effective communication using practical strategies in a classroom environment. Participants will: Develop an in-depth understanding of how Autism can impact on a student’s ability to communicate. Learn about a range of different communicative support strategies and resources. Develop a classroom plan…

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August 2017

25 August

9:00am - 3:30pm

$125.00 - $225.00

Understanding Sensory Behaviours | 25/08/2017

The Boulevard Centre, 99 The Boulevard
Floreat,WA6014Australia

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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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,WA6014Australia

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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12 October - 13 October

8:30am - 4:30pm

$400.00 - $660.00

PECS Level 2 Training | 12/10 to 13/10/2017

The Boulevard Centre, 99 The Boulevard
Floreat,WA6014Australia

This interactive training is perfect for parents and/or professionals who have previously attended the PECS Level 1 (Basic) Training and want to address specific PECS implementation challenges and expand the use of PECS across a wide range of activities and settings. Pyramid's skilled instructor will lead group discussions and video analyses regarding practical and resourceful solutions, and innovative problem solving strategies for complex PECS implementation situations. The training will further provide practical ideas for advanced lessons in expanding the learners'…

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November 2017

10 November

9:00am - 3:30pm

$125.00 - $225.00

Working with Children with Autism (0-6 years) Across the Child Care Environment | 10/11/2017

The Boulevard Centre, 99 The Boulevard
Floreat,WA6014Australia

This 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 day care and pre-school environments. The workshop provides information on key communication strategies and strategies to support the development of new skills and behaviours. Participants will: Briefly review how the key characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) impact on the child’s learning and participation…

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