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  • Adelaide Crows Children's Foundation will donate $50,000 to Aspect this year Date posted: Wed, 09/03/2016 - 8:56am

    ​As reported in the Adelaide Advertiser (p 19, Saturday 5 March 2016), the Crows Children's Foundation have announced that they will donate $50,000 to Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) this year as we build the only school in South Australia for children on the autism spectrum.

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  • Aspect Choose & Connect takes part in horticulture program to learn new skills Date posted: Wed, 20/01/2016 - 1:11pm

    On 19 January, Progress Leader newspaper reported that five members of Aspect Choose & Connect Victoria are taking part in a horticulture program to learn new skills. 

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  • NDIS rollout in NSW Date posted: Mon, 26/10/2015 - 9:49am

    The NSW Government has finalised arrangements with the Commonwealth Government for when eligible people with disability will be able to start accessing supports under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

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  • Using iPads to help children Date posted: Thu, 12/03/2015 - 5:27pm

    On 25 March in the Hunter, Aspect Practice Specialist and Apple Distinguished Educator, Craig Smith will showcase a range of creative iPad lessons, behavioural interventions and innovative accessibility features that will change the way people approach the iPad in the education of children and young people on the spectrum.

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  • Drop the d from ASD Date posted: Wed, 25/02/2015 - 4:42pm

    Aspect embraces language as a tool for social change by dropping the word ‘disorder’

    Aspect has set out to provide positive messaging about autism with its latest campaign, ‘drop the d from ASD’. 

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  • New! Inclusion and the Early Years Framework workshop Date posted: Wed, 18/02/2015 - 4:28pm

    Aspect Practice introduces a brand new workshop for early years educators, based on the Early Years Learning Framework, to provide participants with strategies and practical resources to assist children on the autism spectrum. You will learn how to adapt and modify activities for children with autism so they can meet the learning outcomes of the Early Years Learning Framework and to be included within an early education and care environment.

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  • Pets can help children on the spectrum with social skills Date posted: Tue, 06/01/2015 - 1:04pm

    Updated US research has found that any family pet, not just dogs, can help improve the social skills of children on the spectrum - including rabbits, fish and birds. Just another reason to love the warmth of a family pet!

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  • Aspect launches positive awareness campaign 'a different brilliant' Date posted: Thu, 13/11/2014 - 9:49am

    Aspect launches positive awareness campaign, a different brilliant, which celebrates our differences by introducing viewers to seven quirky real-life characters on the autism spectrum in a beautifully shot, positive and inspiring montage.

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  • How iPads can assist in learning for children with autism Date posted: Tue, 26/08/2014 - 11:08am

    Aspect's very own Craig Smith, Coordinator at Aspect Hunter School, recently chatted with Nelson Mail about how iPads can assist children with autism at school. 

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  • Minecraft and the Aspect Autism in Education Conference Date posted: Mon, 04/08/2014 - 2:29pm

    What an amazing couple of days it was at the inaugural Aspect Autism in Education Conference in Sydney. Thanks to everyone who was involved in making the Conference such a resounding success.

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