Welcome to Autism West

itf124004Welcome 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.

We have many activities and programs that are running across 2015. If you require further information or want to register your interest, please contact Gabriella on 9383 6123 or email info@autismwest.org.au.

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News and Announcements

The Autism West Symposium 2015

Friday 6th and Saturday 7th November, Perth, WA

Featuring interstate guests Chris Varney, Nicole Rogerson, Helen Appleton and Dr Debra Costley, as well as a stellar line-up of local luminaries. The symposium includes keynote speeches, break-out sessions and a panel discussion, and will cover topics including education, diagnosis, the latest approaches to autism treatment, challenging behaviours and transition from teenagers to adulthood.

Registrations are now open, click here to book.

For more information see our events page here.

Click here for details on sponsorship opportunities for the event.


2015 Autism West Art Display

Autism West will display artwork created by people on the Autism Spectrum at the 2015 Telethon weekend and the 2015 Autism West Symposium. This is to celebrate the abilities of people with ASD!

The Telethon weekend is October 17-18th and the Symposium is held November 6-7th.

Form and artwork must be submitted by 12th October 2015.

Click here to view the flyer and submission form.

Race Around Rottnest 2015

17th October 2015

Register a team for Perth’s new and exciting Adventure Race to support Autism West!
Register Adventure Race & Off Road Triathlon
Register for Olympic Distance Triathlon

Autism West has again been nominated for the Charity of Choice for the 2015 Race Around Rottnest event!

To donate click here.
Or to support Autism West by making your own fundraising page click here.

ASD Anime/Manga Art Competition

People with ASD have been invited to enter an Art Competition for the Melville-Japan Friendship Festival 2015. If you enjoy Japanese culture related art such as Manga, Anime, Fanart and so on, we invite you to submit your work to go on display at the event on October 24th.

Applications close Thursday 15th October 2015! Prizes include tickets to the Japanese Film Festival and merchandise or vouchers for Yobe Cosplay and Pokemart.

Check out the Melville Matsuri​ 2015 event on Facebook.

Click here for the flyer.
Click here for the application form.

Drawtism 2015

Game on! Play Drawtism for autism. Sharpen your pencils and play a game of Pictionary this winter.

Drawtism is a wonderful way to understand the communication challenges people on the autism spectrum face, while having fun and raising money for families in need.

Visit Drawtism today.
Click here to fundraise for Drawtism.
Click here to donate to Autism West and Drawtism!

Click here to fill out a Drawtism Registration Form
Click here to view the Drawtism Invitations and the Drawtism Poster for you to use

Carers Week Family Movie

To celebrate National Carers Week in 2015, Carers WA would like to invite carers to a free screening of the new movie 'Pan'!
When: Sunday 11th October 2015
Where: Innaloo Event Cinemas, 57 Liege Street, Woodlands
Time: 10:30am
Cost: FREE (Max 2 Tickets per carer)
RSVP is a must, contact the Carers WA Events Team on 1300 CARERS (1300 227 377) or email events@carerswa.asn.au

Click here to view the flyer.

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.
Click here to view the flyer for CSMP.

Job Vacancy @ Autism West

For all the details on Job Vacancies please click here.

TOBY Playpad

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).

Click here for more details.
Toby Playpad website
Click here for the information booklet

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