Would you like to learn more about how to support your young child? 

We are taking expressions of interest for a selection of Early Days workshops, for families of children 0-6 years old diagnosed with Autism, or who may be going through the diagnostic process.

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Please contact early.days@autism.org.au  to express your interest, stating the topics you would like to attend and the days and times that would suit you best.

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January 2019

12 January

9:30am - 2:30pm

Free

Early Days – My Child & Autism | Shenton Park | 12/01/2019

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

Early Days workshops are run throughout the year for parents and informal (unpaid) carers of young children, aged 0 to 6 years, who have recently been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), or referred for an assessment. Workshops are held in small groups to give parents the opportunity to meet other parents. Unfortunately childcare is not available. These workshops are FREE to attend and refreshments are provided. What does each workshop cover? Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). What ASD looks…

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19 January

9:30am - 2:30pm

Free

Early Days – Understanding Behaviour | Shenton Park | 19/01/2019

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

Please note that we require a minimum of 8 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. The Early Days Understanding Behaviour workshop focuses on helping parents and carers (unpaid) manage difficult behaviour in children aged 0 to 6 years with 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,…

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29 January

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Free

Getting to know the NDIS – Workshop | Joondalup | 29/01/2019

The Autism Association of WA – Joondalup, 9/210 Winton Rd
Joondalup, Western Australia 6027 Australia

Intended Participants:  Individuals with Disabilities, Community Organisations, Childcare, Support Workers, Carers & Families.  This information session is for people of all ages and all disabilities. The Autism Association of Western Australia are holding a series of information sessions where you can learn about the NDIS in WA. The information sessions will cover how to access the NDIS and information on planning and implementing an NDIS plan for individuals with Autism. The information session will last for 1.5 hours, followed by a 30 minute Q&A Cost…

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February 2019

05 February

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Free - $100

Creating Successful Mealtimes for Children with Autism (Part 1 of 2) | 05/02/2019

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

Please note that we require a minimum of 10 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. Please note that we require a minimum of 10 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. Please note that we require a minimum of 10 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. Please note that we require a minimum of 10 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. Please note that we require a minimum of 10 registrations for this workshop to go ahead.…

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06 February

6:30am - 8:30am

Free

Getting to know the NDIS – Workshop | Midland | 06/02/2019

Intended Participants:  Individuals with Disabilities, Community Organisations, Childcare, Support Workers, Carers & Families.  This information session is for people of all ages and all disabilities. The Autism Association of Western Australia are holding a series of information sessions where you can learn about the NDIS in WA. The information sessions will cover how to access the NDIS and information on planning and implementing an NDIS plan for individuals with Autism. The information session will last for 1.5 hours, followed by a 30 minute Q&A Cost…

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09 February

9:30am - 2:30pm

Free

Early Days – My Child & Autism | East Fremantle | 09/02/2019

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

Please note that we require a minimum of 8 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. The Early Days Workshops are provided free to families and carers (unpaid) of children aged 0 to 6 years with (or who may have) Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The My Child & Autism workshop is an introductory workshop facilitated by staff from the Autism Association of Western Australia and will cover the following topics: Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). What ASD looks like for your child…

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16 February

9:30am - 12:00pm

Free - $100

Steps to Literacy – Support the Learning of Reading, Writing and Spelling | 16/02/2019

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

Please note that we require a minimum of 10 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) don’t always develop early literacy skills in the same way or at the same rate as other students. Some children with ASD experience challenges with learning to read, spell and write. In this workshop, we will discuss some myths and misconceptions around learning, explore the possible challenges experienced by children with Autism and suggest some practical strategies for…

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23 February

9:30am - 2:30pm

Free

Early Days – Understanding Behaviour | Midland | 23/02/2019

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

Please note that we require a minimum of 8 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. The Early Days Understanding Behaviour workshop focuses on helping parents and carers (unpaid) manage difficult behaviour in children aged 0 to 6 years with 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,…

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March 2019

16 March

9:00am - 12:00pm

Free - $75.00

I have Something to Say – Alternative & Augmentative Communication for people with Communication Challenges | 16/03/2019

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

Please note that we require a minimum of 10 registrations for this workshop to go ahead.  Does your child have an AAC high tech system that they use to support their communication? This training will help provide you with detailed information about your child’s high tech AAC device. In this presentation, specialist Speech Pathologists will explain why and how high tech AAC systems such as dedicated devices and iPads should extend beyond requesting basic wants and needs and allow the…

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16 March

9:30am - 2:30pm

Free

Early Days – My Child & Autism | Joondalup | 16/03/2019

The Autism Association of WA – Joondalup, 9/210 Winton Rd
Joondalup, Western Australia 6027 Australia

Please note that we require a minimum of 8 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. The Early Days Workshops are provided free to families and carers (unpaid) of children aged 0 to 6 years with (or who may have) Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The My Child & Autism workshop is an introductory workshop facilitated by staff from the Autism Association of Western Australia and will cover the following topics: Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). What ASD looks like for your child…

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