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January 2019

16 January

1:30pm - 4:30pm

Free - $100

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

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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18 January

9:00am - 3:00pm

$150 - $200

Building Positive Behaviour – High School Aged | Shenton Park | 18/01/2019

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

This full day workshop is aimed at families and carers of High 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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29 January

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Free

Getting to know the NDIS – Workshop | Joondalup | 29/01/2019

The Autism Association of WA – Joondalup, 9/210 Winton Rd
Joondalup, Western Australia 6027 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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February 2019

02 February

9:30am - 12:00pm

Free

Understanding Autism | 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. 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. Cost: For all other families, this training is complimentary and you may attend at no cost. Registration: Registrations will be open from 9:00am – 9:15am.  The workshop will commence at 9:30am, unless otherwise stated.

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06 February

6:30am - 8:30am

Free

Getting to know the NDIS – Workshop | Midland | 06/02/2019

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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March 2019

16 March

9:30am - 12:00pm

Free - $100

Q+A with Senior Speech Pathologist

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 Have your questions answered by an experienced Speech Pathologist. This semi-structured session will be led by a senior speech pathologist 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 speech, communication and social skills for people with Autism. The aim is to provide general information on the topics…

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26 March

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Free - $75.00

CANCELLED Building Positive Behaviour: An Introduction to Supporting Positive Behaviour Change | 26/03/2019

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 levels of interest. We'd like to encourage families to consider registering for our workshop on the 22/06/2019 instead - Building Positive Behavior. Kindly email seminars@autism.org.au should you have any queries in this regard.   This seminar explores the process of understanding challenging behaviors and how to support positive behavioral change by using evidence based approach. Participants will: Develop their understanding of the connection between Autism and behaviour Learn about what…

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May 2019

07 May

6:00pm - 8:30pm

Free - $100.00

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

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. 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. Registration: If you are currently a client of The Autism Association of WA, this training is complimentary and you may attend…

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June 2019

12 June

9:30am - 12:00pm

Free

Understanding Autism | 12/06/2019

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. 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. 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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15 June

9:30am - 12:00pm

Free - $100

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

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 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…

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