Downloads and online learning

When it comes to finding autism information online, it can be challenging to find reliable information.

Amaze has a range of evidence-based resources for Autistic people, family members, professionals and educators. Our resources are developed in consultation with autistic people and their families, and reviewed by subject matter experts to ensure they’re respectful, accurate and practical.

On this page:

Information sheets


Amaze’s newly launched national helpline called Autism Connect can also provide information, advice and referrals to help Autistic people. Download the FAQs sheet for more information (PDF) 


Autism and inclusion in kindergarten

This practical guide for early childhood teachers is linked to the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework (VEYLDF). Inside there’s information about autism in young children and strategies for creating an inclusive learning environment. The booklet was developed in collaboration with Dr Karen McLean at the Australian Catholic University, Early Learning Association Australian (ELAA) and early childhood teachers. It was funded by the Department of Education and Training, Victoria.

Download Autism and inclusion in kindergarten (PDF)



Supporting communication in and contribution to NDIS planning conversations for autistic adults with complex support needs and their parents and carers

This resource has been developed in collaboration with autistic adults with complex support needs and their parents and carers. 

The resource includes:

  • information for parents and carers about supporting Autistic adults with communicating about NDIS planning and contributing to the NDIS meeting.
  • the Having a say in the NDIS Easy English booklet for Autistic adults. 

It was funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria.

Download Supporting communication in and contribution to NDIS planning conversation (PDF)

Download ‘Things I want to have a say in’ A3 choice board resource (PDF)

Amaze online learning portal

On Wednesday 5 October 2022, our online learning portal, also known as Litmos, was closed, and content can no longer be accessed. 

All resources previously hosted on Litmos are available below.

For information about this topic, please refer to the Raising Children Network website 

Created in partnership with NDIS participants and their families, the NDIS Readiness Resource is a free tool that gives participants a dedicated space to work through a checklist, which supports users to identify and prioritise needs, and create smart goals they can take to their NDIS planning meeting.

Read the NDIS Readiness Resource

Autism and Education Plans at School 

The following resources cover the information covered in the Litmos content and more! They are a starting point for helping you to understand Individual Education Plans and how to prepare for planning meetings to get the best support for your Autistic student. 

The following guide from the Association for Children with a Disability is written in plain language. It explains what an Individual Education Plan is. It includes guidance on who should contribute to the plan, what should go in it and how the plan should be used.  


This comprehensive guide from the Australian Alliance for Inclusive Education covers all the same topics from our course. The content includes details on what an Individual Education Plan is, preparing for planning meetings, who to involve, how to set goals, and what comes next.  


The following link includes a video and resources from Positive Partnerships. The video is a recorded webinar that explains what Individual Education Plans are. It includes information on how to prepare for planning meetings and ensure that autistic student voices are centred. There are also templates for creating social stories about the meeting and profiles for students to describe themselves and their needs.  


The following resource may be helpful when deciding what to include in your Individual Education Plan. This page from Positive Partnerships includes descriptions of different areas where autistic students may need support and a tool for planning those supports.  

Below is a resource for librarians that will tell you what you need to know to start sensory story time sessions at your library.

Sensitive Story Time Resource

Example of a sensitive storytime social story printable

Link to a video of the social story with Yarra Libraries

For more information

If you’d like more information about anything autism-related, contact the Amaze Autism Connect advisors on 1300 308 699, email [email protected] or use the webchat on this site.

This service is open from 8am–7pm, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).

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