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June 2019

15 June

9:30am - 12:00pm

$75 - $100

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

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

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 provide general information on the topics and share useful strategies and resources based on your questions. This…

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22 June

9:30am - 3:30pm

$150 - $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

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 at 9:30am, unless otherwise stated. Registrations for Families Accessing our Services:                                                                                       For families accessing Therapy Services with…

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July 2019

31 July

6:00pm - 8:30pm

$75 - $100

Practical Strategies for Anxiety – High school | Shenton Park | 31/07/2019

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. 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. Registrations for Families Accessing our Services:                                                                                       For families accessing Therapy Services with Autism Association you may be able to use…

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September 2019

10 September

9:30am - 12:30pm

$75.00 - $100.00

Planning for School Success – Primary School | Shenton Park | 10/09/2019

Autism Association of WA – Shenton Park, 215 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park, WA 6008 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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19 September

9:30am - 12:30pm

$75 - $100

Q+A with Psychologist | Shenton Park | 19/09/2019

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

Have your questions answered by an experienced Psychologist. This semi-structured session will be led by a senior Psychologist 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 Positive Behaviour Support and Emotional Regulation for people with Autism. The aim is to provide general information on the topics and share useful strategies and resources based on your questions. This session is aimed at all families…

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21 September

9:00am - 3:30pm

$150 - $200

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 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 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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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 |

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

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 an evening workshop where you can learn about both the “why” behind mealtime challenges and the “what” to do about them for children with Autism. In this mealtime management workshop, our TASTEE team will provide the following information:  Mealtimes and Autism – What are the underlying areas of need for children with Autism and how do they link to mealtimes?  Culture of Mealtimes –…

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17 October - 18 October

8:30am - 4:30pm

$400 - $660

PECS Level 2 Training | 17 & 18 October 2019 |

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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