Amanda brings lived experience navigating the diagnostic process, NDIS, allied health professionals, early childhood intervention services, local support groups/services and the education system. This knowledge sees Amanda offer her practical experience and strategies with both a relatable and informed background.
Amanda’s previous employment roles have also given her the opportunity to learn valuable hands-on skills including group management strategies to care for Autistic individuals, how to facilitate therapy and educational programs, regulation strategies, transitioning techniques and experience with alternative communication systems and intervention practices as a whole.
Alongside this knowledge, Amanda brings passion and motivation to align with the neurodiversity community in empowering and educating individuals, families, professionals and the wider community.
She believes in promoting Autistic culture with the aim to work towards a future of positive self-identity, appreciation and inclusion for all Autistic people and their families.