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

Autism West Talk Series

Dr. Liz Pellicano will speak about the need to allow young people with autism and their families to be involved in educational decision making.

This will be the last Talk Series for the year. Stay tuned for the 2016 Talk Series. We look forward to seeing you at the Autism West Symposium 2015 in November.

When: Wednesday 23rd September 2015
Time: 5:45-7:00 pm
Where: Autism West, 8/62 McCabe Street, Mosman Park
Cost: $20
Light refreshments provided
Limited places available, registrations close at 1.00pm on the day

Click here to view the flyer.
Click here to register.

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.

SAVE THE DATE: 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.

AWEsome AWEtism

Kennedy Baptist College invites you to their AWEsome AWEtism Community Event.

Wednesday 9th September 2015 from 9.00am to 11.00am.

This is an opportunity for families to enjoy a relaxing morning tea whilst overlooking their children interacting and experiencing Sensory play, music and craft with Year 10 Kennedy Students.

Please register by phoning Kennedy on 9314 7722.

Click here for the flyer.

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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Autism West Support Inc is a not for profit organisation that provides a range of services to people who are affected by Autism