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October 2019

08 October

6:00pm - 9:00pm

$75.00 - $100.00

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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15 October

6:00pm - 9:00pm

$75 - $100

Creating Successful Mealtimes for Children with Autism (Part 1 of 2) | Shenton Park | 15/10/2019

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

Come and join our TASTEE team (The Autism Specific Team of Everything to do with Eating) For a 2-part educational workshop series. At these interactive evening workshops you can learn about the “why” behind mealtime challenges and the “what” you can do about them for children with Autism.    In part 1 the mealtime management workshop provides information on:  Mealtimes and Autism – How are mealtime challenges linked with Autism?   Picky eaters vs. problem feeders- What are the differences?…

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17 October - 18 October

8:30am - 4:30pm

$400 - $660

PECS Level 2 Training | 17 & 18 October 2019 |

Ambrose Estate – Wembley Golf Course, 200 The Boulevard
Wembley Downs, Western Australia 6019 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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23 October

9:30am - 3:30pm

$150 - $200

Building Positive Behaviour: An Introduction to Supporting Positive Behaviour Change | Shenton Park | 23/10/2019

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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November 2019

05 November

6:00pm - 9:00pm

$75 - $100

Creating Successful Mealtimes for Children with Autism (Part 2 of 2) | Shenton Park | 05/11/2019

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

Part 2 the mealtime management workshop picks up from where part 1 leaves off! In part 1 you learned how to collect important information using a food diary.  In this session we help you set a plan for achieving your mealtime goals by helping you to:   Understand and interpret — Learn how to read and understand a food diary Navigate the world of textures and flavours — Identifying the difference   Take action — Learn about Autism specific mealtime…

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08 November

9:30am - 11:00am

$75.00

Understanding Autism | Webinar | 08/11/2019

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), commonly referred to as Autism, affects how people communicate and interact with others and the world around them.  People with Autism experience differences in two main areas— Social Communication and Repetitive and Restricted Patterns of Behaviour. Every individual has different experiences, however having an understanding of the key characteristics, strengths and challenges can help us to understand each person better and provide ways to best support them.   In this webinar we will explore:  The key…

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13 November

6:00pm - 8:00pm

No cost

Getting to know the NDIS – Workshop | Joondalup | 13/11/2019

The Autism Association of WA – Joondalup, 9/210 Winton Rd
Joondalup, Western Australia 6027 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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23 November

9:30am - 12:30pm

$75 - $100

Life after High School | Shenton Park | 23/11/2019

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

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.   Recommended for parents and carers of children aged 15 years to adult. Registrations for Families Accessing our Services:                                                                                       For families accessing Therapy Services with Autism Association you may be able to use your therapy funding to cover the cost of this…

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