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Victorian Government launch five-year autism plan

Tags Autism Advice Posted 22 hours ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Victorian Government has invested $7.1 million in funding for a five-year plan to provide Victorians living with … Read more

New book series explores diversity through art and storytelling

Tags Conditions Autism Education Posted 1 month ago by Liz Alderslade

A special diversity and inclusion book series, created by a mother of a child with disability and local Adelaide arti… Read more

Autism peak body’s helpline goes national

Tags NDIS Autism Posted 2 months ago by Liz Alderslade

Victorian autism advocacy group, Amaze, has received a grant from the Federal Government to run an information helpli… Read more

New podcast to raise awareness and improve the lives of people with autism

Tags Autism Education Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

A unique podcast, launching tomorrow, will help people with autism understand their diagnosis, as well as raise aware… Read more

Program fosters inclusive education for children with neurodevelopmental disorders

Tags Autism Education Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

A new program will help support the inclusive education of students with neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism… Read more

Program helps teenage girls with autism become internet savvy

Tags Autism Education Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

A new popular program, and the only one of its kind, is helping teenage girls on the autism spectrum stay safe online… Read more

Retina scan detects autism in children earlier

Tags Autism Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

Thirteen years in the making, new eye scan technology has the potential to detect a biomarker for autism much earlier… Read more

SA children with autism to access extra educational support from Term 4

Tags Autism Education Posted 4 months ago by Nicole Pope

More South Australian children with autism will be able to access extra educational support under new changes by the … Read more

Picture cards help young adults with autism set goals

Tags Autism Education Posted 4 months ago by Nicole Pope

Picture cards developed by young people with autism will assist other young adults and teenagers on the spectrum in i… Read more

Funding to deliver project helping develop literacy skills of children with autism

Tags Finance Autism Education Posted 5 months ago by Nicole Pope

Sydney researchers have secured funding for a project aiming to develop and evaluate ways to support children with au… Read more

Popular creative program for young adults with autism heads to the Gold Coast

Tags Autism Education Employment Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Pope

A popular games, animation and creative design program designed for young people on the autism spectrum is expanding … Read more

Children’s book series expands to celebrate neurodiversity

Tags Autism Education Accessibility Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Pope

A new children’s book celebrating neurodiversity is the centre of a crowdfunding campaign to get it on the shelves … Read more

Brisbane Airport supports travellers with hidden disabilities

Tags Autism Posted 7 months ago by Nicole Pope

Many Australian airports offer assistance to people with disability, but Brisbane Airport’s new program will suppor… Read more

Sensory rooms at AFL stadiums kicking family fun goals

Tags Autism Accessibility Posted 7 months ago by Nicole Pope

Sensory rooms at Australian Football League (AFL) stadiums could be standard if the St Kilda Football Club rooms at D… Read more

New documentary series shows autism dating journey

Tags Autism Education Posted 7 months ago by Nicole Pope

The producers who brought the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ABC) award-winning documentary series Empl… Read more

Digital platform launches to help parents of children with autism

Tags Autism Education Accessibility Posted 8 months ago by Nicole Pope

A new Australian tech company has launched a digital platform to support the families of children with autism and dev… Read more

World Autism Awareness Week celebrates people on the spectrum

Tags Autism Posted 8 months ago by Nicole Pope

With World Autism Awareness Day held on Tuesday 2 April and World Autism Awareness Week from Monday 1 April to Sunday… Read more

Autism organisations join forces for change ahead of election

Tags Autism Posted 8 months ago by Nicole Pope

Eleven autism organisations have joined forces to bring positive change to the autism community, ahead of the federal… Read more

Participants enjoy new sensory technology at Achieve Australia

Tags Autism Posted 10 months ago by Nicole Pope

Clients at Achieve Australia’s three New South Wales locations in Epping, Seven Hills and Casino are benefitting fr… Read more

Woman shares her experience on three spectrums at Adelaide Fringe

Tags Autism Posted 10 months ago by Nicole Pope

A woman from Adelaide is sharing her experience of being on not one but three spectrums at this year’s Adelaide Fri… Read more