Autism Tasmania facilitates peer support groups and social events across the state for parents, children and adults on the spectrum. We also offer support for those seeking to establish new groups. Numbers are limited for some of these events, so we ask that you register your interest with us before attending.
Peer support group for parents. First Tuesday morning of the month, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Dunalley Community Neighbourhood Centre, Arthur Highway
Contact: Mel on 6253 5579
Peer support group for parents. Monthly, 10:30am – 12:30pm
Venue and day may vary. Contact the organisers for current details.
Young Adult Peer Support Group
Currently seeking expressions of interest in a monthly group for young adults on the autism spectrum.
Northwest & West Coast
Autism Awareness Burnie – Online Peer Support Group
Link up with local members by liking their “Autism Awareness Burnie” Facebook page
School holiday Sensory Friendly movies.
Contact: Kym 0487 493 188
CHASE (Circular Head Autism Support for Everyone) – Parent Peer Support Group
This group is for bringing kids on the autism spectrum together for play and helping parents link up.
We’ll have Lego, sensory play, music, dance, arts and crafts and more.
For dates and time please contact Peta or Jill
Venue: Stanley Primary School, 28 Pearse Street, Stanley
Contact: Peta 0437 115 870 or Jill 0439 543 064
Rosebery Parent Peer Support Group
Casual get together, chit chat over a cuppa, and the occasional speakers and activities.
For dates and time please SMS Jo-anne
Venue: Rosebery Community Centre
Contact: Jo-anne 0432 028 006
Family get-togethers run during the school holidays.
Adult Asperger Group
First Saturday of the month, 1:30pm – 3:30pm.
Pilgrim Centre, 34 Paterson Street, Launceston.
Friendship group for kids aged 6-14.
For dates and time please contact Naomi.
Playgroup Tasmania, 35 Holbrook St, Invermay
$5 per family. Lego kindly donated by local businesses.
Contact: Naomi 0409 349 986
NDIS Peer Support Groups
Autism Tasmania facilitates NDIS Peer Support groups from time to time. You can register your interest and region by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
Autism information sessions are conducted regularly across all three regions. Please contact our office for details of upcoming events 6231 2745 (South), 6344 1212 (North and Northwest) or email email@example.com