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September 2019

10 September

9:30am - 12:30pm

$175.56

Planning for School Success – Primary School | Joondalup | 10/09/2019

Autism Association of WA – Joondalup, 13/210 Winton Road
Joondalup, Western Australia 6027 Australia

Moving from the safe and familiar environment of home into primary school can be an anxious time for both you and your child. When starting primary school, your child will be introduced to new adults and children; new routines; play experiences and sensory environments. Children may need more support at this stage to prepare and settle into this new school environment. This presentation will provide key information to assist parents and families to plan for and negotiate this time of…

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10 September

6:30pm - 8:00pm

$87.78

Practical Strategies for Anxiety: High School | Webinar | 10/09/2019

Anxiety is something that everyone experiences at some point in their life.  Teens with Autism however, can experience anxiety more intensely and more often than their typically developing peers, which is likely to affect them on a daily basis.   In this webinar we will explore:  The connection between Autism and anxiety The signs and impacts of anxiety Things you can do to help ease your teen’s worries, and encourage him or her to manage their own anxiety levels Recommended for parents and carers of…

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12 September

9:30am - 11:30am

No cost

Getting to know the NDIS – Workshop | Shenton Park | 12/09/2019

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 are holding a series of information sessions where you can learn about the NDIS in WA. The information sessions will cover how to access the NDIS and information on planning and implementing an NDIS plan for individuals with Autism. The information session will last for 1.5 hours, followed by a 30 minute Q&A Cost…

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21 September

9:30am - 3:30pm

$351.12

Building Positive Behaviour: An Introduction to Supporting Positive Behaviour Change | Shenton Park | 21/09/2019

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

This interactive workshop 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 by reflecting on video examples, and through group discussion.  -       Learn about what Positive Behaviour Support actually means and why it is important to take a multi-element view of behaviour.  -       Work through a 5 Step process for achieving positive behaviour change -       Have…

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23 September

10:00am - 12:00pm

No cost

Getting to know the NDIS – Workshop | Maddington | 23/09/2019

Child and Parent Centre – East Maddington, 79 Pitchford Avenue
Maddington, Western Australia 6109 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 are holding a series of information sessions where you can learn about the NDIS in WA. The information sessions will cover how to access the NDIS and information on planning and implementing an NDIS plan for individuals with Autism. The information session will last for 1.5 hours, followed by a 30 minute Q&A Cost…

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October 2019

02 October

Chatterbox Clinic | 02/10/19

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

Are you using AAC? Does your child use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) like a communication device or a communication book? Would you like to learn more about using it? The Autism Association of Western Australia is offering the Chatterbox Clinic to help you learn more about using AAC with your child.   What is the Chatterbox Clinic? The Chatterbox clinic is for children who already have an AAC device or communication book and includes a fun and personalised coaching…

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07 October - 11 October

9:00am - 1:00pm

Expression of Interest – NEW Teenage Sports Academy

Baldivis Secondary College, Stillwater Drive
Bal, Western Australia 6171 Australia

We are really excited to announce our first Sports Academy for Teenagers with Autism!  During this 5 day sports program participants will have the opportunity to try a number of different sports. Alongside this we will also support participants to link in with local community sports programs based on their academy experiences. The Sports Academy will be facilitated by our Therapy Team in addition to volunteer specialist sports coaches. WHERE: Baldivis High School (Stillwater Drive, BALDIVIS) WHEN: Monday 7th October…

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08 October

6:00pm - 9:00pm

$175.56

Transition to High School | Shenton Park | 08/10/2019

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 student 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 the time of transition into high school,…

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14 October - 15 October

8:30am - 4:30pm

$400 - $660

PECS Level 1 Training | 14 & 15 October 2019 |

Ambrose Estate – Wembley Golf Course, 200 The Boulevard
Wembley Downs, Western Australia 6019 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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15 October

9:30am - 11:30pm

No cost

Getting to know the NDIS – Workshop | East Fremantle | 15/10/2019

Autism Association of WA – East Fremantle, 217 Canning Highway
East Fremantle , WA 6158 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 are holding a series of information sessions where you can learn about the NDIS in WA. The information sessions will cover how to access the NDIS and information on planning and implementing an NDIS plan for individuals with Autism. The information session will last for 1.5 hours, followed by a 30 minute Q&A Cost…

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