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

Originally Published verywell Health by Lisa Jo Rudy People with autism are often highly sensitive to their environments. That, of course, means different things to different people on the spectrum — but in general people with autism have unusually sensitive "sensory"...

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Good Mental Health for Autistic Girls and Women – Dr Tony Attwood

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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Looking for Participants for a New ABC Documentary

Looking for Participants for a New ABC Documentary

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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End of Financial Year

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

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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