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

We provide information, assistance, and resources for people on the spectrum and those who support them.

What we do

Our purpose is to help Tasmanians on the autism spectrum and those who support them achieve the best outcomes possible.
Whether you are seeking support, services, training or information, we can discuss your needs and point you in the right direction.

Unlocking the Potential: Autism Across the Lifespan

Autism presents differently across the lifespan and support priorities change over time.

We have developed the following resources to foster an understanding of the unique strengths and challenges faced at various life stages.

Support us

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

Signing up puts you in touch with our local community of individuals on the spectrum, parents, educators, and other professionals.

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 in the Spotlight

    Autism in the Spotlight

      Autism Tasmania highlights the opportunity to participate in the consultations occuring in Hobart and Launceston this week about the NDIS reforms and the much needed National Autism Strategy.   Read the Media Alert here. [...]Read More...Read More »
  • Autism Terminology is important

    Autism Terminology is important

    The Autism Tasmania Board has endorsed a Terminology Policy that recogises the dual importance of: consistent use of terms that match the collective preferences expressed by the Autism community in parallel to always following individual preferences expressed by each person. …Read More »
  • Advocating for new NDIS Independent Assessments to be halted!

    Advocating for new NDIS Independent Assessments to be halted!

    Australian Autism Alliance Access and Planning Policies On all accounts the National Disability Insurance Scheme NDIS has delivered life-transforming benefits to the over 10,000 eligible participants across Tasmania. Of note 31% of participants have Autism as a primary diagnosis, 37% …Read More »
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