News & Updates

The latest news and updates from Asperger Services Australia

End of Financial Year

Australia is now experiencing 1 in 69 people on the Autism Spectrum and services are becoming scarce. Our rural friends are struggling to get to support groups or share their stories with like minded people. This is where Asperger Services Australia (ASA) comes in and...

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My Son’s Special School

This is Khalid Al Ameri story of his son's very special school. As he said: When my son was first diagnosed on the autism spectrum the first thing I thought about was what his future would be like and what could I do to prepare him for a future where he grow and be...

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Asperger Services Australia is Back

First of all we are pleased to advise that Asperger Services Australia will continue to service the Asperger/Autism community for next 12 months at the Asperger Centre in Virginia.  Continuation of recurrent funding for the next 12 months from the Government came...

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Neurodiversity & Employment Symposium

Specialisterne Australia We are looking forward to speaking at the upcoming Neurodiversity and Employment Symposium in Brisbane in May. The event aims to raise awareness of the positive impact and competitive advantage that comes from hiring a neurodiverse workforce....

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Aim High for Autism: Let Me Shine at Abbey Road

A short documentary highlighting the challenges faced by young people with severe autism and their families – and the amazing things they can achieve given the right support. We hope that this film will help more people to understand what autism is, and demonstrate...

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NDIS Independent Assessment Pilot

The NDIA has launched a pilot which will use independent health professionals with experience in disability to undertake functional assessments, so that participants are able to access and use appropriate supports through the NDIS. Formed as part of the improvements...

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