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September 2019

10 September

9:30am - 12:30pm

$175.56

Planning for School Success – Primary School | Joondalup | 10/09/2019

Autism Association of WA – Joondalup, 13/210 Winton Road
Joondalup, Western Australia 6027 Australia

Moving from the safe and familiar environment of home into primary school can be an anxious time for both you and your child. When starting primary school, your child will be introduced to new adults and children; new routines; play experiences and sensory environments. Children may need more support at this stage to prepare and settle into this new school environment. This presentation will provide key information to assist parents and families to plan for and negotiate this time of…

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10 September

6:30pm - 8:00pm

$87.78

Practical Strategies for Anxiety: High School | Webinar | 10/09/2019

Anxiety is something that everyone experiences at some point in their life.  Teens with Autism however, can experience anxiety more intensely and more often than their typically developing peers, which is likely to affect them on a daily basis.   In this webinar we will explore:  The connection between Autism and anxiety The signs and impacts of anxiety Things you can do to help ease your teen’s worries, and encourage him or her to manage their own anxiety levels Recommended for parents and carers of…

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11 September

1:00pm - 5:00pm

No cost

CANCELLED Autism Training WA – Regional | Esperance | 11/09/2019

Esperance Civic Centre, Council Place
Esperance, Western Australia 6450 Australia

This training package aims to improve awareness of the specific needs of individuals with Autism, their families and carers, amongst the health workforce. This 4 hour face-to-face training has been specifically designed for those working in both the medical and dental fields, and topics will include ...

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12 September

9:30am - 11:30am

No cost

Getting to know the NDIS – Workshop | Shenton Park | 12/09/2019

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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14 September

9:30am - 2:30pm

CANCELLED Early Days – My Child & Autism (Dads) | Midland | 14/09/2019

Autism Association of WA – Midland Centre Mellar Court, 10 Mellar Court
Midland, WA 6056 Australia

Unfortunately this event has been cancelled.  The Early Days Workshops are provided free to families and carers (unpaid) of children aged 0 to 6 years with (or who may have) Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The My Child & Autism workshop is an introductory workshop facilitated by staff from the Autism Association of Western Australia and will cover the following topics: Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). What ASD looks like for your child and your family. How you can make a difference. Navigating…

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18 September

5:30pm - 8:30pm

No cost

Autism Training WA – Medical Sector | Shenton Park | 18/09/2019

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

The ultimate aim of this initiative is to improve access to health care and the health outcomes for individuals with Autism, in line with the WA Disability Health Framework 2015-2025, and the National Disability Insurance Scheme ...

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20 September

9:30am - 2:30pm

No cost

Early Days – Understanding Behaviour | Gosnells | 20/09/2019

Gosnells Community Lotteries House, The Agonis 2232C Albany Highway
Gosnells, Australia

The Early Days Understanding Behaviour workshop focuses on helping parents and carers (unpaid) manage difficult behaviour in children aged 0 to 6 years with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Families of children with an ASD often report high levels of stress and difficult behaviour can be one reason for this. Difficult behaviour can also interfere with the child’s development and learning. This workshop will cover the following topics: Understanding your child’s behaviour Teaching your child a new, more functional behaviour Developing techniques to promote positive behaviour

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21 September

9:30am - 3:30pm

$351.12

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 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 -       Have…

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23 September

10:00am - 12:00pm

Getting to know the NDIS – Workshop | Maddington | 23/09/2019

Child and Parent Centre – East Maddington, 79 Pitchford Avenue
Maddington, Western Australia 6109 Australia

This event has been cancelled. 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…

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23 September

1:00pm - 4:00pm

No cost

CANCELLED – Autism: What are the Early Indicators | Waikiki | 23/09/2019

East Waikiki Child and Parent Centre, Cnr Carnegie Loop and Murchison Road
Cooloongup, Western Australia 6168 Australia

Free workshops for Community Health and Family Professionals (Community health nurses, social workers, community allied health professionals, Local Coordinators, NDIS planners, Childcare workers and teachers) What are the early indicators of Autism? What role can parents and people who work with children play in supporting early diagnosis and intervention. An estimated 1 in 100 children have an Autism Spectrum Disorder. A majority are not diagnosed until they are three years old, more than a year after they can be reliably diagnosed and receive life-changing intervention. This information session will…

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