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.

Click here for details and information

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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April 2019

24 April

Chatterbox Clinic | 24/04/19

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

Are you using AAC? Does your child use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) like a communication device or a communication book? Would you like to learn more about using it? The Autism Association of Western Australia is offering the Chatterbox Clinic to help you learn more about using AAC with your child.   What is the Chatterbox Clinic? The Chatterbox clinic is for children who already have an AAC device or communication book and includes a fun and personalised coaching…

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27 April

9:30am - 2:30pm

No cost

Early Days – Understanding Behaviour | East Fremantle | 27/04/2019

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 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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May 2019

06 May - 17 June

Talkability® | Hanen Program® | 06/05/19 to 17/06/19

The Autism Association of WA – Joondalup, 9/210 Winton Rd
Joondalup, Western Australia 6027 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 2, 2019. 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…

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06 May - 17 June

More Than Words® | Hanen Program® | 06/05/19 to 17/06/19

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

The Autism Association of WA will be running More Than Words in Term 2, 2019, 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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11 May

9:30am - 2:30pm

No cost

Early Days My Child & Autism – Dads Workshop | Shenton Park | 11/05/2019 |

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 aged 0 to 6 years 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. This workshop will be targeted at fathers 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…

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13 May - 24 June

Talkability® | Hanen Program® | 13/05/19 to 24/06/19

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® for Parents of Verbal Children aged 4 to 9 years with Autism Spectrum Disorder on the Autism Spectrum in Term 2, 2019. 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…

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14 May

6:00pm - 8:00pm

$75.00 - $100

ASD and Me – Explaining Autism to your Child | Shenton Park | 14/05/2019

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

There is no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ time to discuss your child’s diagnosis with them. Your family situation and your child’s personality, abilities and social awareness may all impact on when and how to begin to explain your child’s diagnosis to them. Questions that we explore include: “Why tell my child about their diagnosis?”, “When to tell?”, “What to tell?", “What words to use?”, and “Who tells?”  Several resources will also be introduced that can assist and guide you, and provide…

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25 May

9:30am - 2:30pm

No cost

Early Days – My Child & Autism | Midland | 25/05/2019

Autism Association of WA – Midland Centre Mellar Court, 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 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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June 2019

06 June

9:30am - 2:30pm

No cost

Early Days – Understanding Behaviour | Shenton Park | 06/06/2019

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

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, more functional behaviour. Developing techniques to promote positive behaviour. Click here to download full flyer –…

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15 June

9:30am - 2:30pm

No cost

Early Days – My Child & Autism | Joondalup | 15/06/2019

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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