Autism Tasmania is the peak independent voice for the Tasmanian autism community. Autism Tasmania are committed to improving the lives of autistic adults and children, their families, and carers; and to improving community awareness, acceptance, and understanding of autism. Autism Tasmania works closely with their members and the extended autism community to advocate for equity and fairness.
Empower Autism, based in Queensland, is a not-for-profit organisation that provides information, support and capacity development services to autistic people, together with their parents, carers and families. Empower Autism are strong advocates of the benefits of peer led support and we value the active participation of those with lived experience of autism.
Marymead is a well-respected, not-for-profit organisation delivering a range of high quality, family support services to children, young people and their families since 1967. With offices in Canberra and regional NSW, Marymead’s array of support services include child and family counselling, Permanency Program (out-of-home care), parent education groups and family and mental health support programs. Marymead also delivers person-centred support services for people with disability and their families, including short-term accommodation, a day program, mulch (Marymead’s Urban Land Community Harvest) and the Autism Centre, which provides information, referral services, facilitation of support groups, workshops, and a library for people on the autism spectrum and their family.
Spectrum Space, based in Western Australia, is a not-for-profit organisation that provides unique, fun opportunities for autistic children, teens and young adults to gain life skills and experience, while building friendships and pursuing what they love. Spectrum Space explore and celebrate people – loudly and proudly forging connections with family, community, work places and colleagues. Spectrum Space runs a variety of highly successful social groups as well as provides training and education to a wide variety of sectors including employers, educators and government agencies.
Establish in 2011 and based in Sydney, Autism Community Network is a not-for-profit autism organisation that provides support and information to Autistic people and their families. Autism Community Network Australia also run peer groups, community activities and social clubs through their unique and dedicated grassroots network of volunteers.
Amaze is proud to partner with Autism Awareness Australia to develop a new online resource Autism: What Next? Autism: What Next? is a free digital toolkit, a central hub to help individuals and families navigate the first year following an autism diagnosis.
Amaze is proud to partner with the A List, which is the “first of its kind” platform that enables young autistic people and their families to search for social options in their local area and connect with like-minded young people. The platform has been built with young autistic people for young autistic people. Hop onto the A List today and find out how autism gets social.
MyCareSpace is a social enterprise offering “one stop shop” for all things NDIS. This includes connecting you with verified NDIS providers that have the capacity, skills and experience, so you can choose the ones that you like. Their NDIS resources are easy to understand and have helped thousands of people get the most from their NDIS plans. You can access their free connection service and resources via their website or phone on 1300 2888 93.