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
Autism West's Opening Hours over Holidays
The office will be closed the following dates over the holiday season:
18th December – 20th January
Groups will run as scheduled.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause you.
Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
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
The TOBY is now undergoing clinical trials, if you use the TOBY and meet the criteria, the Autism Team at the Telethon Institute would like to hear from you. See information below for further details.
The Autism Team at the Telethon Institute has just commenced a clinical trial examining the effectiveness of the TOBY iPad app as a complement to conventional therapy. 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 University and Deakin University to create the TOBY Playpad (TOBY).