Welcome to Autism West
Welcome to Autism West’s website.
We are a family support service and welcome you all to our centre. Pop in for a coffee, browse through our resource centre, or chat to our friendly staff. We welcome any requests or feedback in relation to how we can help support you and your family in your journey with autism.
Autism West is associated with the South West Autism Network (SWAN). SWAN is a not for profit, charitable organisation supporting the families in the south west region of Western Australia living with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
News and Announcements
World Autism Awareness Day 2014
The 2014 World Autism Awareness Day is on Wednesday, the 2nd of April. It is being held at the Ascot Racecourse in the City of Belmont between 9:30am and 12 noon. RSVP is required, please see the flyer below for details.
Team Sprint Cup 2014
For those unfamiliar with the Team Sprint Cup please visit their website here
The 2014 Team Sprint Cup will be held on the 30th March.
CSMP - Curtin Specialist Mentoring Program
Jointly funded by Autism West and Curtin University to help support students on the Autism Spectrum to realise their life potential.
Job Vacancy @ Autism West
Autism and Asperger's ECU Research Project
The project explores the link between self esteem, school experience, mental health and depression of teenagers with Autism and Asperger’s Disorder. It also asks you about services you may have used or are using.
Teenagers must have a diagnosis of Autism or Asperger’s Disorder
Teenagers are between the ages of 12 and 17 years old
Teenagers and mothers must be willing to participate in 30-40 minutes of questionnaires
TOBY Playpad is a revolutionary evidence based iPad app that was designed to support the learning needs of children with an ASD. TOBY teaches parents and carers to immediately implement therapy in the home using both on and off iPad activities. It is ideal for children on wait lists or as a tool for home practice. Autism West has partnered with Curtin and Deakin Universities to create the TOBY Playpad (TOBY).