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August 2017

03 August

6:00pm - 8:30pm

Free - $75.00

Emotional Regulation – an Introduction to Dealing with Difficult Emotions | 03/08/2017

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

Having difficulty understanding your own emotions, and experiencing strong emotional responses to situations can be a regular occurrence for children with Autism. In this workshop, participants will explore several approaches to support children to better understand and regulate their emotions. Several tools such as the “incredible 5 point scale” and “the zones of regulation” will be introduced along with practical strategies calming and regulation. Registration If you are currently a client of The Autism Association of WA and have a…

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26 August

9:30am - 12:00pm

Free - $75.00

Looking after Yourself | 26/08/2017

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

It is difficult to have a balanced life, trying to cater for the needs of everyone in the family – including your own! This workshop discusses concepts like stress, resilience, the importance of balance and recognises how important it is that your own needs are not overlooked. Registration If you are currently a client of The Autism Association of WA and have a key therapist, payment will be directly deducted from your child’s funding package. For further information please discuss…

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September 2017

02 September

9:30am - 12:00pm

Free - $75.00

There is an App for That | 02/09/2017

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

With the rapid growth and development of tablet devices and mobile applications, many opportunities have arisen to use these tools to support the needs of children with Autism in a fun and socially valued way. In this workshop, we will discuss the benefits of using technology to support the learning and development of your child, introduce guidelines to review apps and programs, and demonstrate a range of useful apps available on iPad and tablet devices. Registration If you are currently…

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16 September

9:30am - 12:00pm

Free - $75.00

Practical Strategies for Anxiety – High School | 16/09/2017

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

Some children with Autism may experience higher levels of anxiety and worry than their typically developing peers. In this workshop, we will explore some of the signs and impacts of anxiety in teenagers and adolescents. We aim to introduce some practical strategies to support children to regulate their emotions and support their ability to participate in the high school environment. Registration If you are currently a client of The Autism Association of WA and have a key therapist, payment will…

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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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12 October - 13 October

8:30am - 4:30pm

$400.00 - $660.00

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

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

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 solving strategies for complex PECS implementation situations. The training will further provide practical ideas for advanced lessons in expanding the learners'…

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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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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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