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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November 2018

08 November

5:30pm - 8:00pm

Free - $75.00

Creating Successful Mealtimes for Children with Autism | 08/11/2018

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. Come and join our TASTEE team (The Autism Specific Team of Everything to do with Eating) for an evening workshop where you can learn about both the “why” behind mealtime challenges and the “what” to do about them for children with Autism. In this mealtime management workshop, our TASTEE team will provide the following information:  Mealtimes and Autism - What are the underlying areas of…

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14 November

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Free

Early Days Progression to School | Evening | 14/11/2018

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 Progression to School workshop will cover the following topics: The importance of working as a transition team. Tips and ideas to help you ready your child for school. Funding options  

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24 November

9:00am - 12:00pm

Free - $75.00

Life after High School | 24/11/2018

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. This workshop will explore the different options and choices that arise when approaching the end of high school. Providing information to assist families to think about, prepare and plan for transitions into further training, employment, and/or community options. Registration If you are currently a client of The Autism Association of WA, this training is complimentary and you may attend at no cost. For all…

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24 November

9:30am - 2:30pm

Free

Early Days Encouraging Early Interactions | East Fremantle | 24/11/2018

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 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 Encouraging Early Interactions workshop will cover the following topics: Understand the critical building blocks for social interaction and communication. Devise practical strategies that encourage social skills development.  

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December 2018

01 December

9:30am - 2:30pm

Free

Early Days My Child & Autism | Shenton Park | 01/12/2018

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 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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08 December

9:30am - 2:30pm

Free

Early Days Understanding Behaviour | East Fremantle | 08/12/2018

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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February 2019

02 February

9:00am - 12:00pm

Free - $75.00

Understanding Autism | 02/02/2019

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. In this workshop, participants will explore the key characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder and how they may impact on an individual across a range of environments. Registration: If you are currently a client of The Autism Association of WA, this training is complimentary and you may attend at no cost. For all other families, we have kept costs to a minimum which is $50…

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16 February

9:00am - 12:00pm

Free - $75.00

Steps to Literacy – Support the Learning of Reading, Writing and Spelling | 16/02/2019

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. Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) don’t always develop early literacy skills in the same way or at the same rate as other students. Some children with ASD experience challenges with learning to read, spell and write. In this workshop, we will discuss some myths and misconceptions around learning, explore the possible challenges experienced by children with Autism and suggest some practical strategies for…

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March 2019

16 March

9:00am - 12:00pm

Free - $75.00

I have Something to Say – Alternative & Augmentative Communication for people with Communication Challenges | 16/03/2019

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.  Does your child have an AAC high tech system that they use to support their communication? This training will help provide you with detailed information about your child’s high tech AAC device. In this presentation, specialist Speech Pathologists will explain why and how high tech AAC systems such as dedicated devices and iPads should extend beyond requesting basic wants and needs and allow the…

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26 March

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Free - $75.00

Building Positive Behaviour: An Introduction to Supporting Positive Behaviour Change | 26/03/2019

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. This seminar explores the process of understanding challenging behaviours and how to support positive behavioural change by using 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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