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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March 2019

30 March

9:30am - 2:30pm

Free

Early Days – Understanding Behaviour | Joondalup | 30/03/2019

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 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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April 2019

06 April

9:30am - 2:30pm

Free

Early Days – My Child & Autism | Shenton Park | 06/04/19

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 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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09 April

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Free - $75.00

Supporting Social Skill development in the school years | 09/04/2019

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. What skills does it take to make a friend and to be a friend? This workshop aims to provide information about the development of social skills across age groups.   Participants will learn tips and practical strategies for helping children with Autism to develop social skills and friendships, and to help students to observe and respond to their social world. Registration: If you are currently…

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27 April

9:30am - 2:30pm

Free

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

18 May

9:30am - 12:30pm

Free - $75.00

ASD and Me – Explaining Autism to your Child | 18/05/2019

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. 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…

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September 2019

10 September

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Free - $75.00

Planning for School Success – Primary School | 10/09/2019

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. Moving from the safe and familiar environment of home into primary school can be an anxious time for both you and your child. When starting primary school, your child will be introduced to new adults and children; new routines; play experiences and sensory environments. Children may need more support at this stage to prepare and settle into this new school environment. This presentation will…

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