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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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16 March

9:30am - 12:00pm

Free - $100

Q+A with Senior Speech Pathologist

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 Have your questions answered by an experienced Speech Pathologist. This semi-structured session will be led by a senior speech pathologist with experience working with individuals with Autism. They will be available for the morning to answer questions and stimulate discussion based around the subjects of speech, communication and social skills for people with Autism. The aim is to provide general information on the topics…

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26 March

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Free - $75.00

CANCELLED 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 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 22/06/2019 instead - Building Positive Behavior. Kindly email seminars@autism.org.au should you have any queries in this regard.   This seminar explores the process of understanding challenging behaviors and how to support positive behavioral change by using evidence based approach. Participants will: Develop their understanding of the connection between Autism and behaviour Learn about what…

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April 2019

09 April

6:00pm - 8:30pm

Free - $100

Supporting Social Skill development in the school years | 09/04/2019

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. What skills does it take to make a friend and to be a friend? This workshop aims to provide information about the development of social skills across age groups.   Participants will learn tips and practical strategies for helping children with Autism to develop social skills and friendships, and to help students to observe and respond to their social world. Registration: If you are currently…

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May 2019

07 May

6:00pm - 8:30pm

Free - $100.00

Emotional Regulation – an Introduction to Dealing with Difficult Emotions | 07/05/2019

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 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 for calming and regulation. Registration: If you are currently a client of The Autism Association of WA, this training is complimentary and you may attend…

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14 May

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Free - $100

ASD and Me – Explaining Autism to your Child | 14/05/2019

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. There is no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ time to discuss your child’s diagnosis with them. Your family situation and your child’s personality, abilities and social awareness may all impact on when and how to begin to explain your child’s diagnosis to them. Questions that we explore include: “Why tell my child about their diagnosis?”, “When to tell?”, “What to tell” “What words to use?” and…

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June 2019

12 June

9:30am - 12:00pm

Free

Understanding Autism | 12/06/2019

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. Cost: For all families, this training is complimentary and you may attend at no cost. Registrations: Registrations will be open from 9:00am - 9:15am. The workshop will commence at 9:30am, unless otherwise stated.

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15 June

9:30am - 12:00pm

Free - $100

Q+A with Senior Occupational Therapist | 15/06/2019

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 Have your questions answered by an experienced Occupational Therapist. This semi-structured session will be led by a senior Occupational Therapist with experience working with individuals with Autism. They will be available for the morning to answer questions and stimulate discussion based around the subjects of Sensory Processing, Motor Skills, Activities of Daily Living and Independence for people with Autism. The aim is to…

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22 June

9:30am - 3:30pm

Free - $200

Building Positive Behaviour: An Introduction to Supporting Positive Behaviour Change | 22/06/2019

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   Registrations will be open from 9:00am – 9:15am.  The workshop will commence…

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July 2019

31 July

6:00pm - 8:30pm

Free - $100

Practical strategies for Anxiety – High school | 31/07/2019

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. 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. Participants will learn about 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…

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