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October 2017

09 October - 10 October

8:30am - 4:30pm

$400.00 - $660.00

PECS Level 1 Training | 09/10 to 10/10/2017

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

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 prerequisite training. Training in PECS begins by teaching a spontaneous request and goes on to teach additional communicative functions such as responding…

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10 October - 11 October

9:30am - 2:30pm

Positive Partnerships | Free 2 day workshop for Parents & Carers | Rockingham

The Cruising Yacht Club of WA, 2 Val Street
Rockingham, Western Australia 6168 Australia

Join Positive Partnerships for 2 days of learning with other parents and carers of school aged children on the autism spectrum, designed to help you foster productive school, family and community relationships to provide the best kind of support for your child. These workshops are for parents, carers and grandparents wanting to understand more about autism and learn practical strategies using evidence based resources to help maximise their young person’s learning. What will you gain by attending this workshop? An increased understanding…

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12 October - 13 October

8:30am - 4:30pm

$400.00 - $660.00

CANCELLED | PECS Level 2 Training | 12/10 to 13/10/2017

The Boulevard Centre, 99 The Boulevard
Floreat, 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 interactive training is perfect for parents and/or professionals who have previously attended the PECS Level 1 (Basic) Training and want to address specific PECS implementation challenges and expand the use of PECS across a wide range of activities and settings. Pyramid's skilled instructor will lead group discussions and video analyses regarding practical and resourceful solutions, and innovative problem…

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17 October

9:30am - 10:30am

Free

Getting to Know the NDIS in WA | 17/10/2017 | Cockburn

TBC, Cockburn , Western Australia Australia

The Autism Association of Western Australia invites you to attend an information session where you can learn about the NDIS in WA. The session will cover eligibility requirements, local coordination and how you can access the NDIS. This information session is for people of all ages and all disabilities.  The information session will last for 1 hour, followed by coffee and tea and an opportunity to ask questions about NDIS. Cost - This information session is free to attend. Please note that…

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18 October

6:00pm - 8:30pm

Free - $75.00

Tips for Toileting and Other Self-Care Skills | 18/10/2017

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

Everyday self-care tasks can be difficult to learn for some children with Autism. Some of these tasks are complex and require a high degree of sequencing, organisation, problem solving, motor skills and motivation. Difficulty with these tasks can result in reduced independence and can impact on participation in community activities. In this workshop, we will explore several strategies and tips to help support the development of toileting skills along with other self-care skills such as dressing, eating, washing and grooming.…

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24 October

9:30am - 10:30am

Free

Getting to Know the NDIS in WA | 24/10/2017 | Mandurah

TBC, Mandurah, Western Australia Australia

The Autism Association of Western Australia invites you to attend an information session where you can learn about the NDIS in WA. The session will cover eligibility requirements, local coordination and how you can access the NDIS. This information session is for people of all ages and all disabilities.  The information session will last for 1 hour, followed by coffee and tea and an opportunity to ask questions about NDIS. Cost - This information session is free to attend. Please note that…

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31 October

9:30am - 10:30am

Free

Infobite | Siblings Playing Together | Joondalup | 31/10/2017

Joondalup Family Centre, 25 Jolstra Crescent
Joondalup, Western Australia 6027 Australia

How to encourage your children to play together! A few strategies for success.

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31 October

6:00pm - 8:30pm

Free - $75.00

Planning for High School and Beyond | 31/10/2017

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

Moving from the familiar and stable environment of primary school into high school can be an anxious time for both the child and their family. The student may experience changes to their daily timetable, the number of teaching staff, social opportunities, peer groups and homework expectations. Students may need more support at this stage to settle into this new environment. This presentation will provide key information to assist parents and families to negotiate this time of change, including some organisational…

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November 2017

01 November

9:30am - 10:30am

Free

Infobite | Siblings Playing Together | East Fremantle | 01/11/2017

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

How to encourage your children to play together! A few strategies for success.

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02 November

9:30am - 10:30am

Free

Infobite | Siblings Playing Together | Floreat | 02/11/2017

Uniting Church, 50 Berkeley Crescent
Floreat, Western Australia 6014 Australia

How to encourage your children to play together! A few strategies for success.

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