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Carer Gateway - Carer Support

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Emotional and practical services and support for carers of all ages. Getting help through Carer Gateway... read more

National Autism Helpline - Support and advice are only a phone call away.

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Help is only a phone call away with Autism Connect, the national autism helpline. This time of year ... read more

I took "Hey Lemonade" for a Test Run and Can Officially Say it is ADHD Approved by Me!

I have no patience for traditional mindfulness or mental health tools. They often fall into the "too... read more

The Unspoken Reality of Being the Default Parent as a Women.

In the intricate dance of parenting, there exists a role often overlooked yet silently assumed—the... read more

Understanding Autism with a Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) Profile

Autism encompasses a wide range of characteristics and behaviours, making it diverse and multifaceted.... read more

A New Hope for Early Autism Detection

Researchers at Flinders University are excited about the global adoption of their early screening tool... read more

Beyond Perceptions - Book Launch

I'm thrilled to announce that you can now download my new ebook, "Beyond Perceptions," for free for ... read more

Autistic Meltdown V Tantrum

An autistic meltdown is an intense response to overwhelming stimuli, often triggered by sensory overload,... read more

Noise-cancelling headphones, earplugs and earmuffs – do they really help neurodivergent people?

Decreased sound tolerance is estimated to affect up to 70% of autistic people Kitty-Rose Foley, Southern... read more

Beyond Perceptions - Waitlist

Be the first to know! "Beyond Perceptions: Enhancing Understanding, Empowering Lives"🌟E-book. Are you... read more

Sesame Street Introduces New Resources for Families with Autism

You might be familiar with Julia, Sesame Street's endearing 4-year-old character with autism. Since ... read more

The National Autism Strategy is urgently needed. Does the government’s new draft do enough to help those in crisis?

Andrew Whitehouse, The University of Western Australia The Australian government released its draft ... read more

Navigating Parent-Teacher Interviews When Your Child is Autistic

Parent-teacher interviews are pivotal moments in a child's educational journey, providing a platform... read more

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