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  • 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

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  • 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.

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  • Update on the Complaint Regarding Aspect Services at Heatherton Date posted: Tue, 09/05/2017 - 3:44pm

    Click here to view a copy of this statement

    Update on the Complaint Regarding Aspect Services at Heatherton

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  • 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. 

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  • Fairfield City Charity Cup Golf Day 2017 Date posted: Wed, 26/04/2017 - 3:28pm

     

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  • 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.

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  • 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:

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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