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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November 2017

24 November

8:45am - 4:00pm

$125.00 - $235.00

Best Practice for Students with Autism across the Primary Years | 24/11/2017

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

REGISTRATIONS FOR THIS EVENT  HAVE NOW CLOSED.  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 primary 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…

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27 November

12:30pm - 3:30pm


FULLY BOOKED Autism: What are the Early Indicators | East Waikiki | 27/11/2017

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

This workshop is now fully booked. Kindly email seminars@autism.org.au should you have any queries in this regard.  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…

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December 2017

04 December

9:00am - 11:00am


Explaining Autism for Disability Awareness Week 2017 | 04/12/2017

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

This year Disability Awareness Week 2017 will run from 3 to 9 December, coinciding with the United Nations sanctioned International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) held each year on 3 December. To increase community awareness for Disability Awareness 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.  The information session…

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February 2018

22 February - 23 February

9:00am - 4:30pm


A Premiere Masterclass for Australia 2018 with Peter Vermeulen | 22-23 February 2018

Burswood on Swan, 1 Camfield Drive
Burswood, Western Australia 6100 Australia

AN EVENT NOT TO BE MISSED!! The Autism Association of Western Australia will be proudly presenting a Premiere Masterclass for Australia with Dr Peter Vermeulen on the 22nd and 23rd of February 2018. “Understanding autism as context blindness is the cornerstone of an autism friendly approach”. A masterclass with Peter Vermeulen: 22/23 February 2018 Explaining Autism as Context Blindness (the title of his recent book) and linking to some recent research findings about the human brain and the differences of those…

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March 2018

20 March - 22 March

ADOS-2 Training Expression of Interest | 20-22 March 2018

The Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition (ADOS-2) is an assessment tool which provides accurate assessment and diagnoses for Autism Spectrum Disorders across all ages, development levels and language skills. ADOS is internationally recognised and considered a best practice tool for Autism diagnosis. Completion of this training will provide participants with the accreditation and skills to reliably administer and code ADOS for all ages. We are currently taking expressions of interest from clinical professionals for our 3 day ADOS-2 training…

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