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  • 8 things the movie "LIFE, Animated" teaches you about the strength-based interest approach Date posted: Tue, 27/09/2016 - 2:09pm

    An exciting new movie, LIFE, Animated, hits selected cinemas in Australia this September, telling the story of Owen Suskind; a young man on the autism spectrum whose special interests become a means to communicate with those around him.

    Following the journey of Owen as he transitions from early childhood to adulthood, the documentary explores some interesting topics around autism, and what it can be like to grow up on the spectrum.

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  • Artwork by Aspect students on display at Sydney Olympic Park Date posted: Mon, 26/09/2016 - 10:09am

    4 children from Aspect Western Sydney School will have their artwork showcased to 10,000 visitors as part of the Operation Art competition.

    Operation Art encourages young people to create cheerful and uplifting artworks that can be displayed in hospitals.

    “We are very proud of our students who will have their art work displayed this year. It is a fantastic achievement.” said Principal of Aspect Western Sydney School, Giovanni Gulli.

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  • Statement from the Chair of the Aspect Board in response to recent media coverage Date posted: Thu, 08/09/2016 - 3:14pm

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    Statement from the Chair of the Aspect Board in response to recent media coverage

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  • An open letter to the world about autism and comedy: I don’t have enough stamps for this. Date posted: Mon, 29/08/2016 - 1:55pm

    “Life doesn't make any sense, and we all pretend it does. Comedy's job is to point out that it doesn't make sense, and that it doesn't make much difference anyway.” 
    ― Eric Idle

    Hey guys, I am Thomas. I’m a 25 year old autistic man, a lover of comedy, popular culture and Pokemon.
    I decided to open this letter with a quote because I believe that there are many qualities that autism and comedy share in common. If you look into where comedy derives from and what living on the spectrum is like, you notice these little things.

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  • Aspect & Autism Queensland Are Exploring Amalgamation Date posted: Mon, 01/08/2016 - 10:41am

     

    Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) and Autism Queensland have formed a strategic alliance to explore amalgamation commencing with a due diligence process over the coming months.

     

    To read the full media release click here.

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  • Aspect Treetop School is Adelaide’s first specialist school for kids on the spectrum Date posted: Wed, 27/07/2016 - 10:50am

    Aspect Treetop School is Adelaide’s first specialist school for kids on the spectrum

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  • How to host an autism inclusive party Date posted: Mon, 18/07/2016 - 3:25pm

    Top tricks to ensure everyone has a good time

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  • BACK IN AUSTRALIA Prof. Temple Grandin & Tim Sharp - Laser Beak Date posted: Mon, 02/05/2016 - 1:18pm

    Irabina Autism Services is thrilled to announce the return of Temple Grandin to Australia, presenting in Sydney on ‘Autism & My Sensory Based Life.’ Prof. Temple Grandin is widely celebrated as one of the first individuals on the autism spectrum to share publicity insights from her personal experience of Autism. She has been acknowledged in the 2010 ‘Time Magazine Top 100 list’ of the most influential people in the world.

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  • Aspect Recognition Awards recipients feature in Generosity Mag Date posted: Fri, 22/04/2016 - 7:18pm

     

    The Greater Charitable Foundation has been featured in Generosity Magazine for receiving the 2016 Aspect National Recognition Award in the Above & Beyond category.

     

    The article, published 20 April, mentions GCF's "support of the trial and subsequent expansion of an Early Intervention Readiness Program (EIRP)" which was a key factor in their success.

     

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  • Aspect Recognition Awards recipients feature in Generosity Mag Date posted: Fri, 22/04/2016 - 7:18pm

     

    The Greater Charitable Foundation has been featured in Generosity Magazine for receiving the 2016 Aspect National Recognition Award in the Above & Beyond category.

     

    The article, published 20 April, mentions GCF's "support of the trial and subsequent expansion of an Early Intervention Readiness Program (EIRP)" which was a key factor in their success.

     

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