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The Social Adventurer Group Programs

Our highly popular small-group therapy programs are designed for children and teenagers to develop social skills.

The following group programs are designed to develop social skills in a welcoming and encouraging way. Each child or teenager is matched to a group according to his or her goals and individual needs. Groups are run after school, over an 8-week program, between 3.30pm and 5.30pm across seven different locations in the Perth metro area. 

Applications for Term 3 are now closed!! 

Applications for Term 4 to open end of July 2019.

Discovery Club

Play Based Social Skills Group for children aged 6−11 years.

The Explorers

Social Thinking Skills Group for children aged 6−11 years.

Discovery Kitchen

Social Skills Cooking Program for teenagers aged 12−17 years.

Kontakt Australia

Social Skills Training Program for teenagers in school years 7 to 12.

Expressions of Interest for Terms 3 and 4 are now closed.

For those families who have expressed interest; as part of the application process, you may receive a follow-up phone call based on the information provided in your answers. All participants are required to attend a face-to-face interview with the Program Managers – time and date to be confirmed. 

Core Learning Objectives

The core learning objectives below are explored in different ways in each group:

Self Awareness

  • Personal strengths and self esteem
  • Self regulation: Emotions
  • Self regulation: Sensory

Understanding Others

  • Empathy
  • Understanding non verbal communication from others
  • Understanding others have thoughts and feeling of their own


  • Greeting
  • Expressive communication
  • Conversation

Friendship Skills

  • Play
  • Friendship
  • Flexibility in thoughts
  • Being in a group
  • Problem Solving


NEW Koder Club

• Interested in coding?
• Aged 12 -17?
• Keen to build social connections with your peers?
• Accessing mainstream school and receiving services from the Autism Association?  


Then Koder Club might be for you! We are running an exciting new pilot social club for teens with Autism – the Koding Club, funded by Telethon. 


The Koder Club will allow teens to:
• Meet new people
• Make new friends
• Be a part of an inclusive community for teens with autism through coding
• Explore coding with Scratch, Python, Html & CSS


Days and Locations: 

Term 3 dates to be confirmed closer to the time. 

Gosnells: Mondays (3:30pm – 5:00pm)
Joondalup: Mondays (3:30pm – 5:00pm)
Fremantle: Tuesdays (3:30pm – 5:00pm)
Shenton Park: Thursdays (3:30pm – 5:00pm)

The Autism Association is currently seeking expressions of interest for Koder Club for Term 3, 2019.


Click here to register your interest for Koder Club.




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