Advocacy

The following list shows A4's recent advocacy. This list contains both submissions and communications (letters & emails).

Query: AAT internal review

Submitted by convenor on Thu, 8/8/2019 - 16:03
Subject: Re: Response to your correspondence that was received by the Attorney-General, the Hon Christian Porter MP [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
Date: Thu, 8 Aug 2019 15:53:45 +1000
From: Bob Buckley (A4 Convenor) <convenor@a4.org.au>
Organization: Autism Aspergers Advocacy Australia (A4)
To: Kate Lynch <Kate.Lynch@aat.gov.au>

A4 sent a report on Australia and the UN CRPD

Submitted by convenor on Mon, 5/8/2019 - 07:56

The United Nations is again reviewing Australia's response to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).

Autism Aspergers Advocacy Australia (A4) submitted a report on Australia's response to the CRPD in relation to the rights of autistic Australians. The key points A4 made are:

Australia’s laws and its legal system:

do not protect the rights of persons with disabilities
protect, and possibly promote, disability discrimination against autistic citizen in disability services.

Positive Behaviour Support Capability Framework for NDIS providers and behaviour support practitioners

Submitted by convenor on Fri, 28/6/2019 - 00:00

The NDIS Quality and Safety Commission has published its Positive Behaviour Support Capability Framework for NDIS providers and behaviour support practitioners June 2019.

This document defines Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) as:

alarmed the Government omitted autism from early intervention blueprint plans

Submitted by convenor on Sat, 20/4/2019 - 07:48

The Hon Paul Fletcher MP
The Hon Sarah Henderson MP
Minister for Families and Social Services
Parliament House
CANBERRA ACT 2600

Dear the Hon P. Fletcher MP and the Hon S. Henderson MP

Autism Aspergers Advocacy Australia, known as A4, is alarmed at the news, in your recent media release
https://www.paulfletcher.com.au/media-r…, that: