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 an autistic-led research team and a panel of autistic people, this research will uncover how autistic people are treated by others, what life is like, what autistic people want others to know about autism, and how autistic people want to be described. The survey is being conducted by the Australian Catholic University. It follows on from the 2017, study of […]

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Australian Conference on Neurodevelopment Disorders

17 – 18 September 2021 Autism Tasmania is pleased to support this conference and welcome Professor Andrew Whitehouse to Tasmania. The conference is open to all who share neurodiversity, recognising the strengths of difference in neurological development while recognising the challenges and offering insights and strategies to improve lived experience. Special pricing for people with lived experience. Professor Whitehouse will present research driven, evidence based, early interventions for children on the spectrum. To register for the event please follow this link – ACND|Australian Conference On Neurodevelopmental Disorders […]

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Post-school resources and supports

Leaving school can be a time of mixed emotions for both parents and their child. This time of transition also brings with it several challenges. There are some reputable information resources that you may find helpful as you prepare for this period: Autism Launchpad. This Australian website has been created as a resource for young people with autism or Asperger’s, and their families about finishing school and starting adult life. Raising Children Network has some useful information about preparing teenagers on the autism spectrum for work opportunities. Get Ready for Study and Work. This is a resource prepared by the […]

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