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May 2018

09 May

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Free - $75.00

I am Social | 09/05/2018

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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22 May

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Free

Getting to Know the NDIS | 22/05/2018 | Willagee

Willagee Community Centre, Archibald St & Winnacott St
Willagee, Western Australia 6156 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 invites you to attend an information session where you can learn about the NDIS roll out in WA. The session will cover how the NDIS is being rolled-out in WA, how to access the NDIS, information on individualised planning and information on how to implement your NDIS plan. The information session will last for 1…

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June 2018

08 June

9:30am - 11:00am

Free

Getting to Know the NDIS | 08/06/2018 | Baldivis

Mary Davies Library and Community Centre, 17 Settlers Ave
Baldivis, Western Australia 6171 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 invites you to attend an information session where you can learn about the NDIS roll out in WA. The session will cover how the NDIS is being rolled-out in WA, how to access the NDIS, information on individualised planning and information on how to implement your NDIS plan. The information session will last for 1…

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15 June

9:30am - 11:00am

Free

Getting to Know the NDIS | 15/06/2018 | Lakelands

Lakelands Library, 49 Banksiadale Gate
Lakelands, Western Australia 6180 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 invites you to attend an information session where you can learn about the NDIS roll out in WA. The session will cover how the NDIS is being rolled-out in WA, how to access the NDIS, information on individualised planning and information on how to implement your NDIS plan. The information session will last for 1…

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23 June

9:00am - 12:00pm

Free - $75.00

Growing up – Sexuality and Relationships | 23/06/2018

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. Most teenagers at some point in their development are faced with new challenges relating to hormone changes, sexuality and romantic feelings. During this time, quality education, information  and support  is especially important for individuals with Autism as they may be less likely to learn about it from other sources including their peers. This workshop will explore themes of helping your child to stay safe,…

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August 2018

18 August

9:00am - 12:00pm

Free - $75.00

Understanding Autism | 18/08/2018

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. Registration If you are currently a client of The Autism Association of WA and have a key therapist, payment will be directly deducted from your child's funding package. For further information please discuss with your key therapist.  For…

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September 2018

01 September

9:00am - 12:00pm

Free - $75.00

Practical strategies for Anxiety – High School | 01/09/2018

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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12 September

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Free - $75.00

How to Build Resilience | 12/09/2018

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. Resilience refers to an individual’s ability to face and overcome challenges utilising their individual strengths.  Resilience is something that we are not born with but that we learn and develop over time and through experience. Resilience continues to develop across the lifespan and is assisted by positive relationships and a strong understanding of self.  Many people with Autism have difficulties facing everyday challenges. This…

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October 2018

10 October

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Free - $75.00

Understanding Behaviour | 10/10/2018

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 do we do when a child has difficulty displaying positive behaviours? Just like any other skill, behaving positively is something that we learn. In this presentation we look at PBS – or Positive Behaviour Support- an evidence-based approach to building positive behaviours. This approach challenges traditional theories of behaviour support which often involve negative reinforcement, and focuses on teaching children the skills they…

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19 October

9:00am - 3:00pm

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST | Understanding Autism & Behaviour: Supporting Adults in the Community

N/A, Australia

We are currently taking Expressions of Interest for this seminar. Please read on for a brief description of what the seminar would include and if interested kindly complete an Expression of Interest form below. 40 interested parties are required before a seminar will be scheduled. This seminar provides an introduction to Autism and Positive Behaviour Support.  The characteristics of Autism will be discussed as well as strategies to understand behaviour and ways of supporting positive behaviours for adults with Autism…

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