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October 2017

09 October - 10 October

8:30am - 4:30pm

$400.00 - $660.00

PECS Level 1 Training | 09/10 to 10/10/2017

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

This intensive two-day training is designed to teach participants the theory behind The Picture Exchange Communication System and the protocols on how to appropriately implement the six phases of PECS. The Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) is used to teach communication skills rapidly to those with limited functional speech. PECS promotes communication within a social context, without lengthy prerequisite training. Training in PECS begins by teaching a spontaneous request and goes on to teach additional communicative functions such as responding…

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12 October - 13 October

8:30am - 4:30pm

$400.00 - $660.00

CANCELLED | PECS Level 2 Training | 12/10 to 13/10/2017

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

Unfortunately, this workshop has been cancelled due to low registration numbers. Kindly email seminars@autism.org.au should you have any queries in this regard.  This interactive training is perfect for parents and/or professionals who have previously attended the PECS Level 1 (Basic) Training and want to address specific PECS implementation challenges and expand the use of PECS across a wide range of activities and settings. Pyramid's skilled instructor will lead group discussions and video analyses regarding practical and resourceful solutions, and innovative problem…

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14 October

9:30am - 2:30pm

Free

Early Days My Child & Autism | 14/10/2017 | Shenton Park

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

Please note that the location of this workshop was has been changed from Joondalup to Shenton Park.  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 Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) What ASD looks like for your child and your family How you can…

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17 October

9:30am - 10:30am

Free

Getting to Know the NDIS in WA | 17/10/2017 | Cockburn

TBC, Cockburn , Western Australia Australia

The Autism Association of Western Australia invites you to attend an information session where you can learn about the NDIS in WA. The session will cover eligibility requirements, local coordination and how you can access the NDIS. This information session is for people of all ages and all disabilities.  The information session will last for 1 hour, followed by coffee and tea and an opportunity to ask questions about NDIS. Cost - This information session is free to attend. Please note that…

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18 October

6:00pm - 8:30pm

Free - $75.00

Tips for Toileting and Other Self-Care Skills | 18/10/2017

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

Everyday self-care tasks can be difficult to learn for some children with Autism. Some of these tasks are complex and require a high degree of sequencing, organisation, problem solving, motor skills and motivation. Difficulty with these tasks can result in reduced independence and can impact on participation in community activities. In this workshop, we will explore several strategies and tips to help support the development of toileting skills along with other self-care skills such as dressing, eating, washing and grooming.…

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21 October

9:00am - 11:30am

More Than Words® | Hanen Program® | 21/10/2017 to 02/12/2017

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

The Autism Association of WA will be running More Than Words in Term 4, 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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21 October

9:00am - 11:30pm

Talkability® | Hanen Program® | 21/10/2017 to 02/12/2017

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

The Autism Association of WA will be running TalkAbility™ The Hanen Program® for Parents of Verbal Children aged 4 to 9 years with Autism Spectrum Disorder.on the Autism Spectrum in Term 4, 2017. 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…

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21 October

9:30am - 2:30pm

Free

Early Days Understanding Behaviour | 21/10/2017

Autism Association of WA – Shenton Park, 215 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park, WA 6008 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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24 October

9:30am - 10:30am

Free

Getting to Know the NDIS in WA | 24/10/2017 | Mandurah

TBC, Mandurah, Western Australia Australia

The Autism Association of Western Australia invites you to attend an information session where you can learn about the NDIS in WA. The session will cover eligibility requirements, local coordination and how you can access the NDIS. This information session is for people of all ages and all disabilities.  The information session will last for 1 hour, followed by coffee and tea and an opportunity to ask questions about NDIS. Cost - This information session is free to attend. Please note that…

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28 October

9:30am - 2:30pm

Free

Early Days My Child & Autism Dad’s Workshop | 28/10/2017

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 My Child & Autism Workshop for Dads is facilitated by male 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 and your family How you can make a difference Navigating Early Intervention and funding options

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