Aspect South Coast School Artists with Autism Exhibition
Date posted: Fri, 19/05/2017 - 10:45am
Artists with Autism Exhibition
Our 8th Exhibition will be held over
16th and 17th June 2017 at
North Wollongong Surf Lifesaving Club
Open 10am to 4pm
The above is a group artwork created by the students at the Para Meadows Aspect satellite class
APAC17 provisional program is now available
Date posted: Thu, 11/05/2017 - 12:29pm
Following on from the success of the Asia Pacific Autism Conferences held every second year over the last eight years beginning in Sydney in 2009, the Asia Pacific Autism Conference 2017 (APAC 17) returns to Darling Harbour, Sydney to the new International Convention Centre.Read more
Update on the Complaint Regarding Aspect Services at Heatherton
Date posted: Tue, 09/05/2017 - 3:44pm
Update on the Complaint Regarding Aspect Services at HeathertonRead more
Congratulations to the 2017 Recognition Award Recipients
Date posted: Fri, 28/04/2017 - 9:56am
Aspect marked the end of Autism Awareness Month with a special event, celebrating individuals within the autism community at the Autism Spectrum Australia Recognition Awards. The event was attended by 100 guests from across the country including The Honourable Ray Williams MP, Minister for Disability Service, who opened the ceremony.Read more
Fairfield City Charity Cup Golf Day 2017
Date posted: Wed, 26/04/2017 - 3:28pm
Message from National Director for Education
Date posted: Mon, 10/04/2017 - 3:24pm
13 April 2017
As you may be aware, Aspect Macarthur School has been involved in an investigation following allegations from a parent dating back to 2012-2013.
The investigation was conducted by the New South Wales Education Standards Authority (NESA) in 2016 and these are the results.
We took this investigation very seriously because, at all our Aspect Schools, the safety and wellbeing of our students are our top priorities. So, this was an opportunity for us to learn and further improve.Read more
World Autism Awareness Day 2 April 2017 Toward Autonomy and Self-Determination
Date posted: Fri, 31/03/2017 - 4:39pm
The United Nations Secretary-General writes in his message for World Autism Awareness Day 2017:Read more
Truckin’ for a good cause
Date posted: Wed, 29/03/2017 - 3:49pm
For Bruce Gunter, 47 and his son Peter, 13, April is all about raising awareness of autism, as they prepare for the biggest road run in the southern hemisphere.
To celebrate World Autism Awareness Day, a convoy of around 280 historic commercial vehicles are gathering from across the country to take part in the “Haulin’ the Hume” road run, travelling approx. 290km from Clarendon to Yass.
“We do it to have fun, to raise awareness about autism and put smiles on faces,” says Bruce.Read more
Autism Queensland and Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) to remain separate entities
Date posted: Mon, 27/03/2017 - 12:18pm
In 2016 Autism Queensland and Aspect formed a strategic alliance to explore the possibility of amalgamation.
After an extensive due diligence process, the identification of certain governance and regulatory issues involved in the structuring of the merger has resulted in a decision by the Boards of Autism Queensland and Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) not to proceed with the proposed merger.Read more
National Australia Bank taps into autism talent
Date posted: Wed, 18/01/2017 - 4:02pm
Dan has been working at National Australia Bank as an analyst for 5 months now, and is loving it.
“The thing I like most about the role is the chance to fix things. Anything where there is a problem, that can be tackled and corrected, I love that kind of stuff” said Dan.
“It is mostly analysing numbers, we have lots of numbers stored in the network and I do lots of different things with them to produce a numerical output.”
As a young adult on the autism spectrum, Dan turned to the employment team at Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) for guidance.Read more