Autism Tasmania is the peak independent voice for the Tasmanian autism community.

Our vision:  Optimal outcomes for all autistic Tasmanians.

How we make a difference

Our mission:  To work with, and for, the Tasmanian autism community to:

Create the right conditions for autistic Tasmanians to achieve.

Grow community knowledge about autism and how to make a difference.

We are a community-based not-for-profit, registered charity and incorporated association.

Support us

Membership with Autism Tasmania is free for people who identify as being on the autism spectrum and their immediate family.

Membership is also free for autism allies – organisations and community members who strive to make a difference too!

Members have access to our library of resources and receive our regular email newsletter, with details of upcoming events, stories from the community, and more.

Donations over $2 are tax-deductible and help us continue to be an active voice in promoting greater understanding and better service provision for Tasmanians on the autism spectrum.


Recent Developments

  • Autism Assistance Dog Funded by NDIS

    Autism Assistance Dog Funded by NDIS

    After three years of battling with NDIS, the Bugg family have finally secured funding for an autism assistance dog (AAD) for their autistic son Lucas. Relying on human touch to sleep at night, six-year-old Lucas found sleeping in his own …Read More »
  • Autism Tasmania works to ensure that the voice of the Tasmanian Autistic community is heard – loud and clear! We work to shape the programs and policies at local, state, and national levels. This includes submissions to influence the range …Read More »
  • What do you want others to know about you and your autism experience?

    What do you want others to know about you and your autism experience?

    Tasmanian Autistic people and their families are encouraged to share their story. Autism Tasmania is pleased to partner with our Victorian counterpart Amaze to support their landmark study into the experiences of Autistic people across Australia is currently underway. Developed by …Read More »
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