Welcome to Autism Asperger ACT

Welcome to Autism Asperger ACT

Autism Asperger ACT Inc is a not-for-profit charitable organisation. Our mission is to provide information and practical support to people involved in the autism community. We aim to be an active voice in promoting and developing improved service provision to meet the specific needs of people who have an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

We are partly funded by Commonwealth and ACT Government grants, however we also rely heavily on memberships and the generosity of individuals to help us raise awareness, increase our service delivery and support people with ASD.

As the rate of diagnosis rises, so does the demand on our staff and limited resources. The services we provide include; disseminating information, providing referrals, giving advice and offering practical support to people with ASD. We also aim to provide professional development and information to educators, employers, carers and the families of people with ASD.

We need your help to sustain and grow our organisation so that we can continue to be an active voice in promoting and developing service provision for people living with ASD.

'Starting Out on the ASD Journey: Parent Perspectives" is a series of interviews about receiving a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, by Autism Asperger ACT. The DVD was produced by Bearcage and funded by the Department of Social Services.

Latest News

29 June 2015
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Want a career in IT? Are you an adult with ASD in the Canberra Region?

HP is recruiting people to work in the area of software applications testing in the Canberra Region. The entry into this software-testing career is via the Test Analyst job role. Applications are requested to fill these Test Analyst roles.

Successful candidates will start by learning how to perform the execution of test sets and how to document the actual test results and findings. They will also undergo training to be able to perform other more complex testing tasks.

For more information about applying, please click here.

Upcoming Events

Mon 6 Jul 2015 7:30pm - 9:00pm
The monthly women's group offers an opportunity for participants to discuss issues around life with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Thu 9 Jul 2015 7:00pm - 8:30pm
This group gets together on the second Thursday of every month to share experiences, offer support and to converse around topics relevant to the ASD community.
Sun 26 Jul 2015 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Do you have children with ASD and would like to meet other families with children on the spectrum? Or would you just like to socialise with other adults in the ASD community? This group meet on the fourth Sunday of every month.
Mon 3 Aug 2015 7:30pm - 9:00pm
The monthly women's group offers an opportunity for participants to discuss issues around life with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Get Involved

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Through the generous support from various organisations, Autism Asperger ACT is able to provide invaluable services for people living with ASD.
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Your kind donation can help us improve the lives of families living with ASD. Thank you for your support.
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We welcome you to become a member of Autism Asperger ACT today. Membership has a number of benefits and advantages.
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Add your name to our database of volunteers, then we will contact you when required to ask if you are available to help out.