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Chilling out at St Kilda FC’s Marvel Stadium Chill Out Zone

Before the start of the 2019 AFL season, the St Kilda Football Club and Marvel Stadium introduced the Chill Out Zone – a quiet space for autistic footy fans to ...

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World Autism Awareness Day 2019 (and why I call don’t call it that)

Tuesday, April 2 2019 is World Autism Awareness (Acceptance) Day (WAAD), as recognised by the United Nations since 2008. Why have I swapped “awareness” for “acceptance”? Well, we know that 98% ...

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Let's make #Change4autism this federal election

The next federal election will take place in 2019. It’s time for the Australian autism community to come together and demand #Change4Autism. Amaze is proud to be a member of ...

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St Kilda FC and Marvel Stadium open sensory room

This morning I had the pleasure of going to Marvel Stadium to see the new quiet room that has been created at the initiative of St Kilda Football Club, with ...

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ACMI announces four relaxed summer events

ACMI will host four relaxed events this summer for autistic people with sensory sensitivities. ACMI’s Screen World exhibit will offer three relaxed visits on 10 &19 Jan and 16 Feb, ...

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We are not the voice of our disabled child. Please don’t claim to be able to read your child’s mind. Instead, be a communication partner to help your child make their voice heard

First published on the Firefly blog If you have a child with a disability, you’re certain to run into the cheerful declaration: “you are your child’s voice”. You can find ...

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