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.
Amaze and the Department of Education and Training, Victoria: Transition to Secondary School
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.
Amaze’s newly launched national helpline called Autism Connect can also provide information, advice and referrals to help autistic people.
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.
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.
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:
It was funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria.
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.
To enrol in one of these courses, follow the sign-up instructions below.
1. Choose your resource and note the resource code
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.
What is autism?
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).