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  • The ABC's 7.30 Report will be airing allegations about incidents at one of Aspect’s schools. Date posted: Tue, 16/08/2016 - 2:31pm

    16th August 2016
    The ABC's 7.30 Report will be airing allegations about incidents at one of Aspect’s schools.
    All the allegations were made three to four years ago. They were properly investigated at the time, including a child protection matter by an accredited child protection investigator, in line with the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998 and an investigation undertaken by NSW Police.
    None of the allegations was sustained.

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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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  • Greater Charitable Foundation wins Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) National Recognition Award Date posted: Fri, 22/04/2016 - 9:38am

    Greater Charitable Foundation has been recognised for its support of people living with autism and their families with a National Recognition Award from Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect).

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  • Tears for Tom's Poem Date posted: Fri, 01/04/2016 - 2:13pm

    One of our ex-students, Tom Finlay, 13, has written a poem to commemorate the hard work of his local police force and to commemorate the life of a police officer in Port Stephens who had died during service. Tom, who attends Newcastle Grammar School and previously attended Aspect Hunter School, wrote The Great Knights of Port Stephens, after seeing the funeral procession for Sergeant Geoffrey Richardson, who had died in a crash on his way to an emergency.

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  • Autism CRC delivers Australia’s first Autism Biobank Date posted: Thu, 24/03/2016 - 4:30pm

    The Hon Sussan Ley MP, Minister for Health, officially launched Australia’s first Autism Biobank, pioneered by the Cooperative Research Centre for Living with Autism (Autism CRC) on 21 March 2016. Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is an Essential Participant of the Autism CRC. Aspect CEO and Autism CRC Board Director, Adrian Ford, welcomed the announcement saying, “This is yet another example of the world-class work being done through the Autism CRC to improve knowledge through inclusive, end-user driven research initiatives.”

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