Autism West joins Autism CRC as our newest partner

Autism West joins 52 Participants, across Australia and internationally, who are working together within Autism CRC to transform the lives of people living with autism.
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Apply for the Graduate Certificate in Autism Diagnosis

The Graduate Certificate in Autism Diagnosis is Australia's only postgraduate course providing graduates in psychology, speech pathology, paediatrics or psychiatry with the specialist knowledge and clinical skills required to participate in multidisciplinary team assessments to diagnosis autism for children and adults.

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Awards for Achievement in Autism Spectrum Research

The Autism CRC Awards for Achievement in Autism Spectrum Research 2016 are now open The Awards will recognise researchers who demonstrate a commitment to high quality research practices and outcomes that will truly benefit people on the spectrum. The winners will be announced at the 2016 ASfAR Conference.
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World-first program employs autistic adults in animal care

A world-first, innovative employment scheme has been launched that will employ the diverse skills of adults on the autism spectrum to further enhance the care of pigs. An initiative of SunPork Farms and Autism CRC, Autism and Agriculture aims to employ and develop career paths for adults on the spectrum in specialist animal care roles. Recruitment is now open for adults on the spectrum who would like to apply.
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Australia’s First National Guideline for Autism Diagnosis

A major study has been launched to develop Australia’s first national diagnostic guideline for autism led by Autism CRC in collaboration with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA). There is strong evidence of substantial variability in autism assessment processes between clinicians, between states and between rural and metropolitan areas. This is leading to delays in diagnosis, misdiagnosis, and inequity in access to services. A national guideline will ensure that each individual across Australia has knowledge of, and access to, best practice in autism diagnosis.
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