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


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May 2017

30 May

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Free

Early Days Tips for Everyday Living Skills – Sleep | 30/05/2017 | Evening

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

The Early Days Workshops are provided free to families and carers of children with (or who may have) Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This Tips for Everyday Living skills workshop will focus on Sleep:  Understanding why everyday self-care skills can be hard for a child with ASD Teaching strategies for sleep skills Tips for sleep Closing Date: 28/05/2017

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31 May

10:00am - 12:30pm

Tapping the Talent – Employment Forum | 31/05/2017

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

Improving Employment Outcomes for People with Autism The Autism Association of Western Australia and Curtin University would like to invite adults with ASD and their families to attend an Employment Forum due to be held on the 31st of May. We invite you to come and share your views on issues faced by adults with Autism seeking employment. The Autism Association has a long history of supporting adults to find and succeed in employment. We believe that successful employment has…

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June 2017

10 June

9:30am - 12:00pm

Free - $75.00

I am Social | 10/06/2017

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

What skills does it take to make a friend? What skills do we need to be a friend? This workshop aims to provide information about the development of social skills across age groups, provide tips and practical strategies for helping children with Autism Spectrum Disorder to develop social skills and friendships, and to help students to observe and respond to their social world. Registration If you are currently a client of The Autism Association of WA and have a key…

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12 June

9:30am - 10:30am

Free

INFOBYTE | Ideas for the School Holidays | 12/06/2017 | Joondalup

Joondalup Family Centre, 25 Jolstra Crescent
Joondalup,Western Australia6027Australia

Learn about ideas to make School Holidays fun for your family! 

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13 June

9:30am - 10:30am

Free

INFOBYTE | Ideas for the School Holidays | 13/06/2017 | Midland

Autism Association of WA – Midland Centre, 10 Mellar Court
Midland,WA6056Australia

Learn about ideas to make School Holidays fun for your family! 

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15 June

9:30am - 10:30am

Free

INFOBYTE | Ideas for the School Holidays | 15/06/2017 | Floreat

Uniting Church, 50 Berkeley Crescent
Floreat,Western Australia6014Australia

Learn about ideas to make School Holidays fun for your family! 

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15 June

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Friendships Webinar | Positive Partnerships | 15/06/2017

The characteristics of autism can impact on an Individual’s ability to establish and maintain friendships. During this webinar we will: Discuss the complexity of friendships and how to support individuals in their understanding of friendship Explore and share strategies that might assist young people on the spectrum to learn about friendship and develop the skills necessary to make and maintain friends Hear about and share additional resources and information Be part of an interactive hour where you get the opportunity to…

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17 June

9:30am - 2:30pm

Free

Early Days Understanding Behaviour | 17/06/2017 | Shenton Park

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

The Understanding Behaviour workshop focuses on helping parents and carers manage difficult behaviour in children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Families of children with an ASD often report high levels of stress and difficult behaviour can be one reason for this. Difficult behaviour can also interfere with the child’s development and learning. This workshop will cover the following topics: Understanding your child’s behaviour Teaching your child a new, more functional behaviour Developing techniques to promote positive behaviour Closing date: 15/06/2017

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21 June

6:00pm - 8:30pm

Free - $75.00

Understanding Behaviour | 21/06/2017

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

There is always a reason for the way we behave. Behaviour can be a form of communication that tells us about an individual and their situation. In this presentation we look at PBS – or Positive Behaviour Support- an evidence-based approach to building positive behaviours. Key elements of PBS include adapting environments, building skills and increasing quality of life for the person with Autism. Registration If you are currently a client of The Autism Association of WA and have a…

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24 June

9:30am - 2:30pm

Free

Early Days Encouraging Early Interactions | 24/06/2017 | Fremantle

Autism Association of WA – East Fremantle, 217 Canning Highway
East Fremantle ,WA6158Australia

The Early Days Workshops are provided free to families and carers of children with (or who may have) Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The Encouraging Early Interactions workshop will cover the following topics: Understand the critical building blocks for social interaction and communication. Devise practical strategies that encourage social skills development. Closing date: 22/06/2017

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