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2016 ASfAR Conference

By bobbux |

The third ASfAR Conference will be held at the University of Western Australia, Perth, with support from the Telethon Kids Institute on Thursday 8th & Friday 9th December, 2016. Autism CRC events would precede the Conference on Tuesday 6th & Wednesday 7th December 2016. Dates and information re Conference Registration will be put up on the website shortly. Registration is free but you must be a member of ASfAR to attend. If you are not currently a member, please submit a membership application form.

Expressions of Interest - Employment Opportunity for Students with ASD in Albury Wodonga region 2013

By Jason White |

Hello there, I am looking to speak with students in the Albury-Wodonga region who would be in their final year of secondary education and looking to transition to employment. I am coordinating a pilot whereby a group of students from the region with ASD are actively engaged in paid employment whilst completing their final year of school.

To be eligible, students must:

From Scepticism About Autism to Capital-S Skepticism

By bobb |

Eran Segev

On Thursday, 13 May 2010

Time: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Place: Lecture theatre, Innovations Building, Eggleston Rd, ANU

Free admission

No need to book but note that the theatre seats 106.

Various groups with a variety of agendas have all kinds of ideas about autism. Looking at their claims can be one step towards active skepticism.

Eran Segev is a father of 3 boys, an IT consultant, and the President of Australian Skeptics Inc (Sydney Skeptics).

About the Sydney Skeptics

Parliamentary Breakfast for autism spectrum disorders, May 2008

By convenor |

On 27 May 2008, Autism Aspergers Advocacy Australia joined with the Australian Advisory Board on Autism Spectrum Disorders (AABASD), the Office of Bill Shorten MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Children's Services and the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs in hosting a Parliamentary Breakfast at Parliament House. There were 96 registered guests, mostly politicians.

Inquiry into Equal Employment Opportunity

By Anonymous (not verified) |

The Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC) is holding an Inquiry into Equal Employment Opportunity and Participation for People with Disabilities (see

Please go to their website to get information on this inquiry. HREOC published several white papers that you may want to download and read.