News & Updates

The latest news and updates from Asperger Services Australia
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Oh, what a year it has been!  From severe draught, huge bushfires, the fast-spreading Covid 19, lockdowns, working from home for a long period of time - some testing times.  Some people coped well with the changes imposed and others not so well, but we got through it....

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Awetism Virtual Expo 2020

AWETISM 2020 Virtual Expo is a free event targeted at Autistic students both primary and secondary, who are aware of their Autism diagnosis. The Expo will showcase the awe-inspiring talents of Autistic students (aged...

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NDIS Update 1st Oct

NDIS Update 1st Oct

Latest NDIS data now available The latest NDIS public data release is now available. Highlights from this release include: 105,951 children aged 0 to 6 and 83,304 young people aged 7 to 14 have met access to the Scheme since the start of the NDIS Young people are...

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2020 Autism Explained Online Summit

2020 Autism Explained Online Summit

A week-long event to educate and empower. 25 Expert Talks Over 5 days with 75% Actually Autistic Speakers! Online learning and support to help you The Autism Explained Online Summit is a week-long online event, featuring 25 sessions from highly respected experts from...

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Autistic adults influencing change

Autism CRC’s Autistic Voices - Influencing Change webinar, brought together four autistic leaders who are effecting change through their work, advocacy and personal pursuits. The discussion provided tips for finding opportunities for collaboration and great insights...

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Autistic People Make Great Social Partners if You Actually Give Them a Chance

Autistic People Make Great Social Partners if You Actually Give Them a Chance

Style, not substance, drives negative impressions of the social life of people on the autism spectrum By Scott Barry Kaufman on March 9, 2020 posted Scientific American   For many years, researchers have treated the individual traits and characteristics of autistic people as an enduring essence of their autism– in isolation of the social context

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Asperger Centre Update 14 May 2020

Asperger Centre Update 14 May 2020

The Asperger Centre is taking its first step back to normality from the COVID 19 restrictions! On Monday 18 May all our staff and volunteers will return to work at the Centre.  All have been advised of the hygiene requirements we have put in place to ensure they stay...

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Asperger Centre Update Covid-19

Asperger Centre Update Covid-19

We hope you are well and you have been able to adjust to this new Covid 19 situation. As we follow the Government’s restriction to combat the Covid 19 virus, we have been working hard behind the scenes. Working from home and holding meetings online has had its...

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WE ARE STILL AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT YOU

WE ARE STILL AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT YOU

WE ARE STILL AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT YOU - AN UPDATE FROM THE ASPERGER CENTRE As of 5 pm Friday, 27 March 2020 the Asperger Centre at Virginia will be closed until further notice. This is to ensure the safety of our clients, volunteers and staff. Our small office team is...

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