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April 2019

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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May 2019

07 May

6:00pm - 8:30pm

$75.00 - $100.00

Emotional Regulation – an Introduction to Dealing with Difficult Emotions | Shenton Park | 07/05/2019

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

In this workshop, participants will explore several approaches to support children to better understand and regulate their emotions. Several tools such as the “incredible 5 point scale” and “the zones of regulation” will be introduced along with practical strategies for calming and regulation.   Recommended for parents and carers of children aged 7 to 18 years. Registrations for Families Accessing our Services:                                                                                       For families accessing Therapy Services with Autism Association you may be able to use your therapy funding to…

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14 May

6:00pm - 8:00pm

$75.00 - $100

ASD and Me – Explaining Autism to your Child | Shenton Park | 14/05/2019

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

There is no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ time to discuss your child’s diagnosis with them. Your family situation and your child’s personality, abilities and social awareness may all impact on when and how to begin to explain your child’s diagnosis to them. Questions that we explore include: “Why tell my child about their diagnosis?”, “When to tell?”, “What to tell?", “What words to use?”, and “Who tells?”  Several resources will also be introduced that can assist and guide you, and provide…

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June 2019

12 June

9:30am - 12:00pm

No cost

Understanding Autism | 12/06/2019

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

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.   Recommended for parents and carers of children aged 7 years to adult.   Cost: For all families, this training is complimentary and you may attend at no cost. Registrations: Registrations will be open from 9:00am - 9:15am. The workshop will commence at 9:30am, unless otherwise stated.

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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   Recommended for parents and carers of children aged 0 to 18 years.   Registrations will be open from 9:00am – 9:15am.  The workshop will commence at 9:30am, unless…

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July 2019

10 July

Chatterbox Clinic | 10/07/19

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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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.   Recommended for parents and carers of children aged 12 to 18 years. Registrations for Families Accessing our Services:                                                                                       For…

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September 2019

21 September

9:30am - 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   Recommended for parents and carers of children aged 0 to 18 years. Registrations for Families Accessing our Services:                                                                                       For families accessing Therapy Services with Autism Association you may…

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October 2019

02 October

Chatterbox Clinic | 02/10/19

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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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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