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Future Leaders applications now open

We are excited to offer autistic adults from across Australia the opportunity to apply for Future Leaders in 2019!

Future Leaders is a holistic program designed to empower autistic adults with leadership potential who want to make a positive impact in their communities.

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New Research Co-Production Partners

We are pleased to announce our first official Autism CRC Research Co-production Partners: Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect), Curtin University, Macquarie University and University of Southern Queensland.

These organisations have demonstrated a sustained commitment to quality research co-production, producing translatable outcomes relevant to the needs of the community.

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Register to access the Australian Autism Biobank

The Australian Autism Biobank is a long awaited resource that will aid in increasing our knowledge of the autism spectrum and co-occurring conditions.

We had more than 2,900 autistic and non-autistic children and adults participate, from across Australia. We collected biological samples and questionnaire data.

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Unveiling the Sylvia Rodger Academy

We have officially launched the Sylvia Rodger Academy.

The Academy will deliver nationwide programs that are co-designed and developed with autistic adults, with the aim of empowering autistic adults to contribute to policy and practice impacting upon their lives.

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National Guideline for ASD in Australia

National Autism Guideline now available

The Guideline aims to create greater consistency in diagnostic practices across the country to ensure individuals on the autism spectrum and their families can receive the optimal clinical care.

The community has been requesting a national and consistent guideline for autism assessment and diagnosis for many years, and we are pleased to release a guideline that responds to this need.

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Our vision and mission

Autistic people empowered to discover and use their diverse strengths and interests, with our mission to motivate, facilitate and translate collaborative autism research across the life span, underpinned by inclusive practices.

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Our programs

News

  • Investment Round Now Open

    This investment round is looking for projects that support our vision to see autistic people empowered to discover and use their diverse strengths and interests.

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  • Webinars for Autism Month

    Autism CRC is hosting four webinars in April as part of Autism Month 2019. Spaces are limited, so we recommend you register today.

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Special initiatives

Sylvia Rodger Academy
Secret Agency Society
Australian Autism Biobank

Essential participants

Autism CRC’s Essential Participants help shape our programs and share our collective ambition of transforming lives through collaborative research. We are also supported by a large number of Other Participants and Partners who work with us together to translate our research into real, positive benefits for autistic people.