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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September 2018

08 September - 15 September

9:30am - 12:30pm

Free

CANCELLED – Early Days Understanding Behaviour | 08/09/2018 and 15/09/2018 | East Fremantle

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

Due to low numbers, unfortunately this workshop has been cancelled. Please contact early.days@autism.org.au   if you have any enquiries of this regard.  The Understanding Behaviour workshop focuses on helping parents and carers (unpaid) 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…

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11 September

9:30am - 11:00am

Free

Getting to Know NDIS in WA | 11/09/2018 | Midland

Autism Association of WA – Midland Sayer Street, 9 Sayer Street
Midland, Western Australia 6056 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 invites you to attend an information session where you can learn about the NDIS roll out in WA. The session will cover how the NDIS is being rolled-out in WA, how to access the NDIS, information on individualised planning and information on how to implement your NDIS plan. The information session will last for 1…

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18 September

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Free

FULLY BOOKED Getting to Know the NDIS | 18/09/2018 | Joondalup

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

THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED 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 invites you to attend an information session where you can learn about the NDIS roll out in WA. The session will cover how the NDIS is being rolled-out in WA, how to access the NDIS, information on individualised planning and information on how to implement your NDIS plan. The information…

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20 September

9:30am - 10:30am

Free

Infobite Workshop | Building Positive Relationships | 20/09/2018

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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October 2018

08 October - 09 October

8:30am - 4:30pm

$400.00 - $660.00

CANCELLED – PECS Level 1 Training | 8th & 9th October 2018

Bendat Parent & Community Centre, 36 Dodd Street
Wembley, 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 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…

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10 October

10:00am - 11:30am

Free

Getting to Know NDIS in WA | 10/10/2018 | Wanneroo

Wanneroo Library & Cultural Centre, 3 Rocca Way
Wanneroo , Western Australia 6065 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 invites you to attend an information session where you can learn about the NDIS roll out in WA. The session will cover how the NDIS is being rolled-out in WA, how to access the NDIS, information on individualised planning and information on how to implement your NDIS plan. The information session will last for 1…

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13 October

9:30am - 2:30pm

Free

Early Days My Child & Autism | Shenton Park | 13/10/2018

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 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.…

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17 October

9:30am - 12:30pm

More Than Words® | Hanen Program® | 17/10/2018 to 28/11/2018

Autism Association – First Steps Autism Day Care, 149 Salisbury Street
Bedford, Western Australia 6052 Australia

The Autism Association of WA will be running More Than Words in Term 4, 2018, 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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17 October

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Free

Getting to Know the NDIS | 17/10/2018 | Shenton Park

Autism Association of WA – Shenton Park, 215 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park, WA 6008 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 invites you to attend an information session where you can learn about the NDIS roll out in WA. The session will cover how the NDIS is being rolled-out in WA, how to access the NDIS, information on individualised planning and information on how to implement your NDIS plan. The information session will last for 1…

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18 October

9:00am - 12:30pm

Free - $75.00

Building Positive Behaviour: An Introduction to Supporting Positive Behaviour Change | 18/10/2018

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

Please note that we require a minimum of 10 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. This seminar explores the process of understanding challenging behaviours and how to support positive behavioural change by using an evidence based approach. Participants will: Develop their understanding of the connection between Autism and behaviour Learn about what Positive Behaviour Support actually means Become familiar with the 5 Steps to meaningful behaviour support Registration If you are currently a client of The Autism Association of WA,…

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