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 our training calendar for July to December 2017 below.

2017 Parent Training Calendar


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July 2017

26 July

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Tapping the Talent – Employment Forum for Families | 26/07/2017

Autism Association of WA – Shenton Park, 215 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park, WA 6008 Australia

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 26th of July. 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 numerous…

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27 July

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Free

Early Days Helping my Child Cope with Change | 27/07/2017 | Evening

Autism Association of WA – Shenton Park, 215 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park, WA 6008 Australia

The Early Days Workshops are provided free to families and carers of children with (or who may have) Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The Coping with Change workshop will cover the following topics: Understanding why change is hard and how it impacts on young children with ASD. Strategies for preparing for change in everyday situations

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28 July

9:00am - 12:00pm

More Than Words® | Hanen Program® | 28/07/2017 to 08/09/2017

Autism Association of WA – Shenton Park, 215 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park, WA 6008 Australia

The Autism Association of WA will be running More Than Words in Term 3, 2017, The Hanen Program® for Parents of Children aged 6 and under with Autism Spectrum Disorder. This program will be run by Hanen certified speech pathologists. More Than Words provides parents with practical and powerful strategies to help their child communicate and interact during everyday routines and activities. Who would benefit from More Than Words? The More Than Words program will benefit parents of children who:…

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28 July

9:00am - 12:00pm

Talkability® | Hanen Program® | 28/07/2017 to 08/09/2017

Autism Association of WA – Shenton Park, 215 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park, WA 6008 Australia

The Autism Association of WA will be running TalkAbility™ The Hanen Program® in Term 3, 2017 for Parents of Verbal Children aged 4 to 9 years with Autism Spectrum Disorder. This program will be run by Hanen certified speech pathologists. This program shows parents how to foster the higher-level language and social skills that are essential for the best outcomes in their child. In the TalkAbility™ program, parents learn to help their young child with autism spectrum disorder: take appropriate…

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29 July

9:30am - 2:30pm

Free

Early Days Understanding Behaviour | 29/07/2017 | Midland

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

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

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August 2017

03 August

6:00pm - 8:30pm

Free - $75.00

Emotional Regulation – an Introduction to Dealing with Difficult Emotions | 03/08/2017

Autism Association of WA – Shenton Park, 215 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park, WA 6008 Australia

Having difficulty understanding your own emotions, and experiencing strong emotional responses to situations can be a regular occurrence for children with Autism. In this workshop, participants will explore several approaches to support children to better understand and regulate their emotions. Several tools such as the “incredible 5 point scale” and “the zones of regulation” will be introduced along with practical strategies calming and regulation. Registration If you are currently a client of The Autism Association of WA and have a…

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05 August

9:30am - 2:30pm

Free

Early Days My Child & Autism | 05/08/2017 | Bunbury

Intended Participants: Parents/Relatives of children aged 0-6 years  To protect the privacy of our families, this workshop is open to family members only. Paid Carers and other Professionals are invited to attend the other workshops we have on offer. The Early Days Workshops are provided free to families and carers of children with (or who may have) Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The My Child & Autism workshop is facilitated by staff from the Autism Association of Western Australia and will cover the following topics: Understanding…

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09 August

9:30am - 10:30am

Free

Infobyte | Building Positive Relationships with Schools | 09/08/2017 | East Fremantle

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

So much to do, so little time! Find out how to prepare your child for a successful school transition and building positive relationships with your child’s school. 

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10 August

9:30am - 10:30am

Free

Infobyte | Building Positive Relationships with Schools | 10/08/2017 | Inglewood

St Peter’s Church, 93 Wood Street
Inglewood, Western Australia 6052 Australia

So much to do, so little time! Find out how to prepare your child for a successful school transition and building positive relationships with your child’s school. 

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10 August

9:30am - 10:30am

Free

Infobyte | Building Positive Relationships with Schools | 10/08/2017 | Australind

So much to do, so little time! Find out how to prepare your child for a successful school transition and building positive relationships with your child’s school. 

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