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April 2017

08 April

9:30am - 3:30pm

Free - $125.00

I have Something to Say – Alternative and Augmentative Communication for People with Communication Challenges | 08/04/2017

Autism Association of WA – Shenton Park, 215 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park,WA6008Australia

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 person to ask questions, make a comment, protest, negotiate, greet others, tell a joke and share a story. This presentation will also discuss…

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June 2017

21 June

6:00pm - 8:30pm

Free - $75.00

Understanding Behaviour | 21/06/2017

Autism Association of WA – Shenton Park, 215 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park,WA6008Australia

There is always a reason for the way we behave. Behaviour can be a form of communication that tells us about an individual and their situation. In this presentation we look at PBS – or Positive Behaviour Support- an evidence-based approach to building positive behaviours. Key elements of PBS include adapting environments, building skills and increasing quality of life for the person with Autism. Registration If you are currently a client of The Autism Association of WA and have a…

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August 2017

26 August

9:30am - 12:00pm

Free - $75.00

Looking after Yourself | 26/08/2017

Autism Association of WA – Shenton Park, 215 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park,WA6008Australia

It is difficult to have a balanced life, trying to cater for the needs of everyone in the family – including your own! This workshop discusses concepts like stress, resilience, the importance of balance and recognises how important it is that your own needs are not overlooked. 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…

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September 2017

02 September

9:30am - 12:00pm

Free - $75.00

There is an App for That | 02/09/2017

Autism Association of WA – Shenton Park, 215 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park,WA6008Australia

With the rapid growth and development of tablet devices and mobile applications, many opportunities have arisen to use these tools to support the needs of children with Autism in a fun and socially valued way. In this workshop, we will discuss the benefits of using technology to support the learning and development of your child, introduce guidelines to review apps and programs, and demonstrate a range of useful apps available on iPad and tablet devices. Registration If you are currently…

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