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Latest Articles

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

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

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

National Autism Strategy Draft

We’re developing a National Autism Strategy to help improve life outcomes for Autistic people... read more

Interoception: the sixth sense we use to read hidden signals from our body – podcast

How good are you at listening to the signals of your own body? Your Hand Please via Shutterstock Gemma... read more

Is Autism Associated with Vision Problems? Understanding the Links Between Autism and Sight

48.4% (of autistic children) were found to have refractive errors As researchers continue to study how... read more

Neurotypical and Neurodivergent Relationships: Understanding the Dynamics

In the realm of relationships, understanding and acceptance are keystones to fostering harmony and... read more

Discover 10 Remarkable Neurodivergent Women Making Waves - International Womens Day

As we celebrate International Women's Day in 2024, it's imperative to recognise the diverse contributions... read more

Resignation of NDIS Commissioner Amidst Scandal Fallout

Tracey Mackey, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quality and Safeguards Commissioner, ... read more

Unravelling the Early Signs of Autism: Recognising Neurodiversity

Recognising the early signs of autism is essential for providing timely intervention and support. In... read more

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