Links to useful ASD Websites
“Autism Awareness Australia is the nation’s leading not-for-profit autism education and advocacy organisation, founded in 2007. We’re dedicated to increasing awareness of autism in the community by providing targeted educational programs for parents and professionals, and advocating for the needs of individuals on the spectrum and their families”
“Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is Australia’s leading service provider for autism and other disabilities. Our specialised, evidence informed schools program is the largest in the world, with additional services that include information and advice, diagnostic assessments, behaviour support, parent and family support, and adult programs. We share evidence-informed Aspect practice and applied research nationwide.”
AUTISM VICTORIA – AMAZE
“Amaze (formally Autism Victoria) is a member-based not-for-profit organisation and is the peak body for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in the state of Victoria. Amaze represents around 55,000 Victorians who have ASD and work for the benefit of all individuals and their families and to promote better understanding of ASD in the general community.
When people connect with us, they are usually after practical strategies to support children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) during the school years.
They might be struggling with ideas about a child’s behaviour, learning style or particular barriers to positive experiences for students within school environments.
We are all about helping you foster the productive school-family-community relationships you want to provide the best kind of support possible. We offer free, evidence-based workshops for parents and carers, professional development for teachers and school leaders, and online learning for anyone.
Ultimately, the focus of our work is on improving the educational outcomes for school age students living with autism across Australia.
Children with ASD and Disability App
Download this free app on children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and disability to get funding and services help, parent stories and reliable, easy-to-understand information. Proudly produced by Raising Children Network, the app is available for iOS and Android.
Autism Services Pathfinder
This interactive tool can help you find your way through the services and supports available, both for your child and for your whole family. You can use the tool to find:
- where to start with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) services
- which professionals you might need to see
- when you might need to plan for the future
- names, addresses, websites and phone numbers.
Parents Guide to Therapies
Our therapies guide offers reliable information about a wide range of therapies and interventions for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Each guide gives an overview of the therapy, what research says about the therapy and the approximate time and costs involved.
This site provides invaluable information for families of children with Autism and could also be used as a useful tool to educate children with Autism, as well as siblings and peers.