Autism CRC Art Prize 2016

We’re calling for autistic artists to produce an artwork that portrays the theme ‘autistic strengths’. There are two categories. The first category is for artists 16 years and over and the second category is for artists under the age of 16. Visit this page for all the information you need to enter the Art Prize.
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Research into finding a job and keeping a job

Melissa Scott has developed a tool to assist employers in supporting adults on the autism spectrum to find a job and keep a job and is looking for employers to trial the tool. Melissa has just begun the third and final year of her PhD through Autism CRC in the Adulthood Research Program at Curtin University.
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Ageing well on the autism spectrum

Led by researchers at the University of New South Wales, Australia’s first longitudinal study of autistic adults is collecting data that will improve understanding of life in adulthood for autistic people and support the development of tools and strategies to improve health and wellbeing outcomes. We're calling for adults over the age of 25 to participate in this important study including those not on the spectrum.
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National Report Released - Educational Needs Analysis

On Friday, 6 May, Autism CRC launched Australia’s first national report investigating the educational needs of students on the autism spectrum. The report has identified social and emotional needs as the top priority to ensure success at school.

Read the full report here

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Report into Australian autism diagnostic practices released

A report released today by The Cooperative Research Centre for Living with Autism (Autism CRC) has uncovered discrepancies in autism diagnosis practices across Australia and confirmed the need to implement national standards. Commissioned by the Commonwealth Department of Social Services, researchers undertook a national survey of health professionals participating in diagnostic assessments.
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