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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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  • The integration of Alpha Autism’s services in Victoria into Aspect Date posted: Wed, 22/10/2014 - 4:47pm

    Aspect expands services for adults with the integration of Alpha Autism’s services into Aspect.

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  • New employment service for people with autism Date posted: Wed, 17/09/2014 - 11:25am

    Aspect has expanded its offerings for adults with autism with the recent acquisition of specialist employment service, As Capable. 

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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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  • Wheels are turning for Aspect Hunter School Date posted: Tue, 22/07/2014 - 1:13pm

    Students from Aspect Hunter School will be cruising around town in a brand new mini bus thanks to a $50,000 donation from NSW’s largest homebuilder McDonald Jones Charitable Foundation.

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