A4 – Autism Asperger Advocacy Australia
A4 is a systemic advocacy organisation that advocates nationally in Australia on behalf of people with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) including Asperger’s Disorder and Pervasive Developmental Disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS).
ASPECT -Autism Spectrum Australia
Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is Australia’s leading service provider for autism and other disabilities. Our specialised, evidence informed schools program is the largest in the world, with additional services that include information and advice, diagnostic assessments, behaviour support, parent and family support, and adult programs. We share evidence-informed Aspect practice and applied research nationwide.
ASPECT: Teen Social group 13 yrs+
ASteen is a Sydney-based parent-coordinated social group for teenagers aged 13 and over, with autism. ASteen aims to provide a safe, family-friendly environment for teens who can communicate and interact with others and are seeking friendship and development of social skills.ASPECT: Adult Social Group
ASPECT: Adult Social Group
Our supports give you the confidence and skills to live successfully on your own terms and enjoy activities and connections within your local community. Our support services have been designed to help you improve self-confidence, emotional resilience, physical wellbeing and extend networks and connections within the community.
We offer a personalised approach to working with you, creating opportunities that are shaped by your choices and the life you want to live. We place individuals and families at the centre of what we do and develop strong partnerships with you, your family and your community to achieve the outcomes that are meaningful for you.
Autism Community Network,
The Autism Community Network (ACN) is a charity focused around building a strong community of support for those impacted by autism. We use our combined knowledge and experiences as carers or individuals in the ‘autism community’ to help each other.
We now have more than 1,700 families who come together on-line and 17 LGAs across Sydney and regional NSW to create a society where people with autism and their families can lead rich, full and rewarding lives.
We support the needs of our community through varied ways.
- Provide support groups, social groups, kids clubs and information days
- Use volunteers with lived experiences to run most of our activities, people who understand the needs and issues first hand
- Connect people through Secret Status Facebook pages to communicate with the network, on a local area level, connecting with their local communities
- Connect people through ‘Common Ground’ groups, where they can support each other when facing similar circumstances. ie. parents with daughters on the spectrum, ADHD, or adults children.
- Connect people from same cultural or language backgrounds for mutual support
- Our website contains no ads and services or businesses listed are member recommended from personal experiences.
- Member login to enable booking in to events, update their own information and recommend services
- We promote credible research projects to enable people to support those working to create a better, more inclusive future for our children.
Autism Advisory and Support Service,
The Autism Advisory and Support Service (AASS) provides a range of services to support, advocate, help, educate and guide families who have a family member with Autism as well as the greater community. Relying heavily on donations and grants, AASS have proudly accomplished the opening of an Autism Community House in Liverpool, the only 24 Hour Autism Hotline in the southern hemisphere, Individual and group therapy, School outreach, Professional Development, Support Groups, Social Groups, Parent Workshops and lots more. We understand firsthand, how difficult it can be navigating a diagnosis, services, education and social events for our beautiful children.
ASPIA Asperger Syndrome Partner Information Australia Inc
Mutual acknowledgement and understanding of the Asperger marriage/life partnership experience for partners of adults with (or suspected of having) Asperger syndrome
ASPIA is a Sydney-based support group and information source for those who are involved in or interested in marriage and long-term relationships with adults with Asperger syndrome (or suspected of having Asperger syndrome).
We host a regular Partner Support Group Meeting in Burwood, Sydney, on the second Saturday of the month and in 2020 meetings will be held quarterly on 8 February, 9 May, 8 August, 14 November.
Families of Adults Affected by Asperger’s Syndrome
FAAAS was created not to pass judgment but to fulfil a definite need. Our team works diligently to provide the most up to date information and research and to provide a safe and non judgmental place for those who live and interact with Adults with Asperger’s Syndrome.