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December 2018

06 December

9:30am - 11:30am

No cost

Getting to know the NDIS – Workshop | East Fremantle | 06/12/2018

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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January 2019

11 January

9:00am - 3:00pm

No cost

Building Positive Behaviour – Primary School Aged | Floreat | 11/01/2019

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

This full day workshop is aimed at families and carers of Primary School aged children and explores the process of understanding challenging behaviours and how to support positive behavioural change by using an evidence based approach. Participants will: Find out exactly what is Positive Behaviour Support and learn about the evidence behind this approach Develop their understanding of the connection between Autism and behaviour Become familiar with the 5 Steps to meaningful behaviour support Gain an introduction to age appropriate Positive…

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16 January

9:30am - 12:30pm

No cost

Preparing for a New School Year – Primary School Aged | Shenton Park | 16/01/2019

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

Returning to school after the Christmas holidays can be a significant transition for students and their families. The new school year can mean new teachers, classes, classrooms and a range of new and different expectations. The student may also experience changes to their social opportunities, peer groups and homework expectations. Extra support at this stage is important to help your child to settle into this new environment. This presentation will provide key information to assist parents and families to negotiate…

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16 January

1:30pm - 4:30pm

$100

CANCELLED Preparing for a New School Year – High School Aged | Shenton Park | 16/01/2019

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 registration numbers. Kindly email seminars@autism.org,au should you have any queries in this regard.  Returning to school after the Christmas holidays can be a significant transition for students and their families. The new school year can mean new teachers, classes, classrooms and a range of new and different expectations. The student may also experience changes to their social opportunities, peer groups and homework expectations. Extra support at this stage is…

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February 2019

02 February

9:30am - 12:00pm

No cost

Understanding Autism | Shenton Park | 02/02/2019

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. A two hour workshop for community organisations, as well as families, who currently support people with Autism across all ages or who may want to explore future opportunities to support people with Autism. This relaxed no-cost event will provide basic yet essential information about the impact of Autism on individuals’ day-to-day life. Registration: Registrations will be open from 9:00am – 9:15am.  The workshop will commence at 9:30am, unless otherwise stated.

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05 February

6:00pm - 9:00pm

$75 - $100

Creating Successful Mealtimes for Children with Autism (Part 1 of 2) | Shenton Park | 05/02/2019

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. Please note that we require a minimum of 10 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. Please note that we require a minimum of 10 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. Please note that we require a minimum of 10 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. Please note that we require a minimum of 10 registrations for this workshop to go ahead.…

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16 February

9:30am - 12:00pm

$75 - $100

Steps to Literacy – Support the Learning of Reading, Writing and Spelling | Shenton Park | 16/02/2019

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

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) don’t always develop early literacy skills in the same way or at the same rate as other students. Some children with ASD experience challenges with learning to read, spell and write. In this workshop, we will discuss some myths and misconceptions around learning, explore the possible challenges experienced by children with Autism and suggest some practical strategies for improving literacy outcomes. Registrations for Families Accessing our Services: For families accessing Therapy Services with Autism…

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March 2019

05 March

6:00pm - 9:00pm

$75 - $100

Creating Successful Mealtimes for Children with Autism (Part 2 of 2) | Shenton Park | 05/03/2019

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

Click here for Part 1 details 05/02/2019 Part 2 (of 2)  05/03/2019 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. 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…

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April 2019

06 April

9:30am - 10:30am

Dad’s BBQ | 06/04/19

Joondalup Family Centre, 25 Jolstra Crescent
Joondalup, Western Australia 6027 Australia

To celebrate Autism Awareness Week, we are hosting a casual BBQ brunch for Dads of children with Autism! Our parent groups are facilitated by experienced and knowledgeable staff in a relaxed and casual atmosphere. It’s a great opportunity to take some time out and connect with other dads. Bring your children or come alone. All dads of children with a disability aged below 16 years are welcome, and one of our play leaders will be available to supervise any children…

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24 April

Chatterbox Clinic | 24/04/19

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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