News & Updates

The latest news and updates from Asperger Services Australia
Retina scan detects autism in children earlier

Retina scan detects autism in children earlier

Originally Posted Disability Support Guide Thirteen years in the making, new eye scan technology has the potential to detect a biomarker for autism much earlier than current tests. The project by Flinders University has been led by Dr Paul Constable since 2006,...

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Government Announces Review of NDIS

Government Announces Review of NDIS

The Morrison government has moved to reset community confidence in the National Disability Insurance Scheme, launching a review of its rules and announcing plans for a new service guarantee. NDIS Minister Stuart Robert said on Monday former Finance Department...

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Remote Connect

Remote Connect

Dear parent and carers, We invite primary carers of children with Asperger's Syndrome and Autism (ASD level 1 & 2 ) to join us in this trial project to provide weekly support sessions, information and connections to remote and rural Queensland via closed and...

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High Tea at the Asperger Centre

High Tea at the Asperger Centre

Join us for HIGH TEA to catch up with friends, enjoy a cup of tea/coffee and piece of cake. Special guest Alison Bortolo from doTerra will demonstrate essential oils and their uses and Aromatouch therapy. When: Friday 13 Sep 2019 Time: 10:00am Where: Asperger Centret...

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Are you Autistic

Are you Autistic

Anna Richardson and campaigners Georgia Harper and Sam Ahern, who both have autism, set out to uncover the true face of autism today. Working closely with charities, experts, and people with autism from across the spectrum. Episode 1 - now available on ABC iView PG CC...

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Autism and Sensory Overload

Autism and Sensory Overload

Anna Richardson and campaigners Georgia Harper and Sam Ahern, who both have autism, set out to uncover the true face of autism today. Working closely with charities, experts, and people with autism from across the spectrum. Episode 1 - now available on ABC iView PG CC...

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Looking for Participants for a New ABC Documentary

Looking for Participants for a New ABC Documentary

Excerpt from the Symposium on good mental health for autistic girls and women thanks to Yellow Ladybugs and the Victorian Government. Dr Tony Attwood is a Clinical Psychologist, Ph.D., and one of the world’s expert psychologists specialising in autistic girls and women. As a best selling author with sales topping 1 million, Dr Tony Attwood
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End of Financial Year

End of Financial Year

Northern Pictures is making a documentary series (not a reality TV show!) about dating and relationships. They are looking for single people open to meeting and dating someone who is on the autism spectrum and also people who are on the spectrum themselves. The aim is...

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My Son’s Special School

My Son’s Special School

Originally Published: Hotdoc by Michael McKay Dr. Tony Attwood, Clinical Psychologist, Speaker and Author of 8 Books on Autism Trish lives in Queensland with her husband and three spirited daughters who are all under the age of 10. Along with her husband, two of her...

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