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May 2018

11 May

8:45am - 4:00pm

$125.00 - $235.00

Building Positive Behaviour: Evidence Based Supports for Positive Behavioural Change | 11/05/2018

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

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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22 May

1:00pm - 3:30pm

Free

Autism: What are the Early Indicators | Joondalup | 22/05/2018

Autism Association of WA – Joondalup, 9/210 Winton Road
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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June 2018

15 June

8:30am - 12:30pm

$155.00

Intensive Workshop | Thinking Socially and Regulating Emotions | 15/06/2018

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

For teaching staff who have attended one of the Autism Association’s 1 day professional development seminars, this ½ day workshop focuses on using practical tools from Social Thinking Curriculum “Zones of Regulation” and the Social Thinking curriculum to give you experience and practice with using these programmes effectively in your school. Social thinking has been described as: “…a combination of thoughts, feelings, ideas and actions working in tandem with each other in unique ways for each social situation we encounter”…

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27 June

9:00am - 11:30am

Free

Autism: What are the Early Indicators | Gosnells | 27/06/2018

Child and Parent Centre – Gosnells, 173 Hicks Street (access from Clara Street)
Gosnells, Western Australia 6110 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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July 2018

11 July

5:30pm - 8:00pm

Free

Autism: What are the Early Indicators | Shenton Park | 11/07/2018

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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27 July

9:00am - 3:30pm

$125.00 - $235.00

Supporting Effective Communication in the Classroom | 27/07/2018

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

This workshop is intended for 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 create a classroom plan to promote effective communication using practical strategies in the school 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…

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August 2018

22 August

9:30am - 12:00pm

Free

Autism: What are the Early Indicators | Midland | 22/08/2018

Autism Association of WA – Midland Sayer Street, 9 Sayer Street
Midland, Western Australia 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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31 August

9:00am - 3:30pm

$125.00 - $235.00

Understanding Sensory Processing | 31/08/2018

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

This seminar provides information about Sensory Processing and the differences in sensory processing patterns experienced by people with Autism Spectrum Disorder. It will provide information about common challenges and provides practical tools to assist the exploration of these differences and to introduce effective sensory supports. A basic understanding of autism is required. 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…

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September 2018

14 September

8:30am - 12:30pm

$155.00

Intensive Workshop | Thinking Socially and Regulating Emotions | 14/09/2018

Autism Association of WA – Midland Sayer Street, 9 Sayer Street
Midland, Western Australia 6056 Australia

For teaching staff who have attended one of the Autism Association’s 1 day professional development seminars, this ½ day workshop focuses on using practical tools from Social Thinking Curriculum “Zones of Regulation” and the Social Thinking curriculum to give you experience and practice with using these programmes effectively in your school. Social thinking has been described as: “…a combination of thoughts, feelings, ideas and actions working in tandem with each other in unique ways for each social situation we encounter”…

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17 September

1:00pm - 3:30pm

Free

Autism: What are the Early Indicators | Waikiki | 17/09/2018

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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