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Have you heard about the 2017 Autism West Symposium yet?

2017 Autism West Annual Symposium – The Big Picture: 3 & 4 November 2017, Fremantle Western Australia

 Have you heard about the 2017 Autism West Symposium yet?

It is the must-see event in 2017 for individuals on the autism spectrum and their family members, educators, service providers and researchers.

Taking place acrosS one and a half days in November 2017, the Autism West Symposium: ‘The Big Picture’, will feature a variety of autism experts from across Australia and internationally, including those with lived experience, employers, clinical practitioners, educators and inspirational speakers. This year we will also feature various employers championing the employment of those with ASD.

The Autism West Symposium is a must-attend event for:

Health Professionals – Pick up mental health strategies to assist people with autism and hear the latest in autism research from the Curtin University Research team

 Education Professionals – Hear all about the benefits of mentoring young people on the spectrum as well as how to develop strategies to address behaviours of concern for individuals with ASD, learn how to differentiate teaching to engage and include students with autism in the classroom, and how to support strengths and interests in and out of school

Researchers and Disability Providers – Hear the latest in autism research from the Curtin University Research team, tune in to an informative panel discussion from local experts, and learn about what is being done locally to support people with autism in the workplace

People on the autism spectrum – learn how to find and keep your dream career, hear about how to transition from education to employment, see young digital artists map their unique DADAA journeys using visual presentations, learn the keys to success to work, life, play, and pick up tips on living independently within society

Families and carers – gain practical stress management and self-care tips, learn strategies to maintain your mental wellbeing, and be inspired by a non-verbal turned international speaker

This exciting event will showcase inspirational international, interstate and local speakers, including:

  • Jeanette Purkis, Author, speaker and autism advocate
  • Carla Burn,  Network leader and Mentor at the I CAN Network
  • Professor Andrew Whitehouse, Program Director of Autism CRC
  • John Schad, Consulting Teacher with the Autism Education Service, providing support to schools and students with ASD
  • Jacquiline den Houting, Psychologist and autism advocate
  • Jay Hobbs, Assessment & Support Manager at Specialisterne Australia
  • Graeme Simsion, International best-selling author
  • Christina Holly, Lecturer – Primary and Secondary Education
  • Kerry Magro, non-verbal turned international speaker

When: 3 & 4 November 2017

Where: The Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle

Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/PIEF


Concession/Family/Carer Day 1 & 2: $398.40

General Admission Day 1 & 2: $490.30


Concession/Family/Carer Day 1: $286.10

General Admission Day 1: $357.60


Concession/Family/Carer Day 2: $143.10

General Admission Day 2: $178.80


Discounted Accommodation: To book and claim your discounted accommodation please click here.