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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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16 May

6:00pm - 8:00pm

No cost

Getting to know the NDIS – Workshop | Joondalup | 16/05/2019

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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June 2019

07 June

9:30am - 11:30am

No cost

Getting to know the NDIS – Workshop | Shenton Park | 07/06/2019

Autism Association of WA – Shenton Park, 215 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park, WA 6008 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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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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July 2019

02 July

6:30pm - 8:30pm

No cost

Getting to know the NDIS – Workshop | Gosnells | 02/07/2019

Child and Parent Centre – Gosnells, 173 Hicks Street (access from Clara Street)
Gosnells, Western Australia 6110 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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06 July

9:30am - 3:30pm

$150 - $200

Building Positive Behaviour: An Introduction to Supporting Positive Behaviour Change | 06/07/2019

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

This interactive workshop explores the process of understanding challenging behaviours and how to support positive behavioural change by using an evidence based approach.    Participants will:   -       Develop their understanding of the connection between Autism and behaviour by reflecting on video examples, and through group discussion.  -       Learn about what Positive Behaviour Support actually means and why it is important to take a multi-element view of behaviour.  -       Work through a 5 Step process for achieving positive behaviour change…

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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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12 July

9:30am - 11:00am

CANCELLED: ASD and Me: Explaining Autism to Your Child | Webinar | 12/07/2019

Should I tell my child they have Autism?  When is the right time to talk about it?  How do I start?  Who should be involved? All important questions!  There are no right or wrong answers — Your decision will likely depend on your family situation and your child’s personality, abilities and social awareness.    In this webinar we will explore: The considerations (why, when, how, who?) of explaining your child’s diagnosis to him or her so that you can make…

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