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

Booklets

Amaze information booklet

A booklet providing an overview of autism along with some practical information on where to get help. Ideal for parents/carers who have had a child recently diagnosed, for adults with a new diagnosis, for agencies, professionals and students coming across autism for the first time.

Download the information booklet (PDF)

Wandering

A resource created in 2016, written to support families and carers for people on the autism spectrum who wander.This evidence-based resource provides families and carers with guidance on why a person on the autism spectrum may wander, looks at best practice strategies in how to reduce wandering, provides information on how to access professional assistance and what to do if someone on the autism spectrum goes missing.

Download Wandering (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)

 

Amaze online learning portal

Want to improve your autism skills? Try one of our free resources available on the Amaze online learning portal, including the Amaze NDIS Readiness Resource.

  • For autistic parents:  Parenting Skills Guide for Autistic Parents (code: PARENT)
  • For NDIS participants or their carers preparing for a planning or review meeting: NDIS Readiness (code: NDIS)
  • For teachers, parents and students: Autism and Learning Plans at School (code: SCHOOL)
  • For librarians: Sensitive Story Time for Librarians (code: STORY

To enrol in one of these courses, follow the sign-up instructions below. 

1. Choose your resource and note the resource code

  • Autism and Learning Plans at School (code: SCHOOL)
  •  Parenting Skills Guide for Autistic Parents (code: PARENT)
  •  Sensitive Story Time for Librarians (code: STORY)
  •  NDIS Readiness (code: NDIS)

2. Go to https://amaze.litmos.com.au/self-signup

3. Fill out form Online Courses Self Sign Up

4. Under Code, enter the code for your resource.

5. You will receive a link in your email. Click on this link.

6. The link will take you to Sign-up form two. Complete that form. 

7. You will now have access to your selected resource.

Glossary

Sick of acronyms and jargon? The Amaze glossary explains some of the commonly used terms in autism.

For more information

If you’d like more information about anything autism-related, contact the Amaze Autism Advisors on 1300 308 699, email info@amaze.org.au or use the webchat on this site.

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

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