2018 Training Calendar

We have listened to your feedback and have added a range of new workshops to our parent training calendar for 2018. Keep scrolling to view our full 2018 training calendar. 


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September 2018

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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10 October

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Free

CANCELLED Understanding Behaviour | 10/10/2018

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

Please note that this workshop has been cancelled due to low levels of interest. We'd like to encourage families to consider registering for our workshop on the 15/09/2018 instead - Building Positive Behaviour. Kindly email seminars@autism.org,au should you have any queries in this regard.  What do we do when a child has difficulty displaying positive behaviours? Just like any other skill, behaving positively is something that we learn. In this presentation we look at PBS – or Positive Behaviour Support- an…

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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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16 October

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Free

Growing Up – Sexuality & Relationships | 16/10/2018 | Information Evening

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

Experiencing the changes of puberty, and exploring sexuality and relationships is part of most teenagers’ natural development. For young people with Autism, specialised teaching strategies can be beneficial when learning about these changes and how it might affect them and those around them. This information session is designed for parents of individuals with autism and will: Explore key considerations for sharing information about sexuality and relationships. Discuss some of the community supports available Provide an introduction to strategies around themes…

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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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19 October

9:00am - 3:00pm

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST | Understanding Autism & Behaviour: Supporting Adults in the Community

N/A, Australia

We are currently taking Expressions of Interest for this seminar. Please read on for a brief description of what the seminar would include and if interested kindly complete an Expression of Interest form below. 40 interested parties are required before a seminar will be scheduled. This seminar provides an introduction to Autism and Positive Behaviour Support.  The characteristics of Autism will be discussed as well as strategies to understand behaviour and ways of supporting positive behaviours for adults with Autism…

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