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14 October 2020

Autism West has changed its name to Spectrum Space.
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23 September 2020

Spectrum Space Advisory Council member Elias Joslin comes up with new name.
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Courtesy of Mandurah Mail.

19 August 2020

Tom Oliver talks about employment with autism.
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Courtesy of WAtoday.

17 July 2020

“I have two degrees, yet I have worked in jobs (and I am still working) that do not use the fields of study in my degrees. I have had periods of unemployment, which has been very depressing. I have been, and still am, underemployed. This has been soul destroying for me.”
One of our amazing Women’s Council members have made a submission to the Senate Select Committee on Autism. Let’s all work hard together to change the unemployment and underemployment statistics for individuals with autism.
Click here to view the submission.

30 April 2020

Creating a Place to Belong – Autism West was recently featured in Link Magazine.
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Courtesy of Link – Australia’s National Disability Magazine – April 2020, Volume 29, Issue 2.

24 April 2020

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) crisis, our annual Symposium for 2020 has been cancelled. However, we are delighted to announce that the Autism West Symposium will go regional in May 2021. Click here to view the media release.

1 August 2019

For its fifth annual conference, the innovative community organisation has secured experts in the field otherwise not accessible to its delegates. The national autism conference provides the only annual opportunity in Australia for anyone with an interest in autism to listen, learn and network.
Click here to view the media release, or visit the event page for more information.

5 July 2019

St Hilda’s student, Olivia Kennedy-Perkins, has participated in the Team Sprint Cup for five consecutive years, in the article she explains what motivated her.
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Courtesy of St Hilda’s Anglican School for Girls – Ammonite Semester One 2019.

6 May 2019

Autism West’s CEO, Louise Sheehy and Kate Beattie discuss employment issues for individuals on the autism spectrum.
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Courtesy of the Business News.

4 April 2019

Christ Church Grammar School celebrated Autism Awareness Week that included a presentation by our Autism West Youth Advisory Council.
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Courtesy of Christ Church Grammar School.

9 June 2018

Autism West will celebrate its 10th birthday with a fundraising cocktail party and live auction.
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Courtesy of the Fremantle Herald.

21 May 2018

Autism West and other charities discuss the importance of fundraising events.
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Courtesy of the WA Business News.

30 November 2017

Autism West is starting new social groups in Rockingham in February 2018. The Weekend Courier interviewed Program Coordinator, Trudi-Anne Gribble.
You can read the article here.
Courtesy of the Weekend Courier.

3rd November 2017

Kerry Magro was interview on ABC Radio, Mornings with Geoff Hutchison, ahead of the 2017 Autism West Symposium on 3 and 4 November in Fremantle, Western Australia.
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Courtesy of ABC Radio.

2nd November 2017

Autism West was involved in an article regarding tools for employing people with autism.
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Courtesy of National Disability Guide Publication.

31st October 2017

Matt Schneider was interviewed regarding employing people with autism ahead of the 2017 Autism West Symposium on 3 and 4 November in Fremantle, Western Australia.
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Courtesy of Fremantle Gazette.

19th October 2017

Christina Holly recently appeared on Channel 9 News 4pm Perth to discuss support for autism in schools ahead of the 2017 Autism West Symposium on 3 and 4 November in Fremantle, Western Australia.
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14th August 2017

Autism West’s move to Fremantle Hospital was featured in an article.
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Courtesy of Fremantle Gazette.

Autism West has now partnered with Venues West.
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Courtesy of Venues West.

1st August 2017

Autism West’s move to Fremantle Hospital was featured in Mosman Park’s Town News newsletter, page 11.
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Courtesy of the Town News.

24th June 2017

Autism West and our TOBY app were featured on Channel 7 News.
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Courtesy of the Channel 7 News.

Autism West was asked to comment on Pauline Hanson’s comments surrounding autism which raised questions about education resources
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Courtesy of ABC News

22nd June 2017

Kathy Lette was interviewed by Today Tonight in the lead up to her speaking event for Autism West at the University of Notre Dame.
You can watch the interview here.

25th May 2017

Journal publication: A randomised controlled trial of an iPad-based application to complement early behavioural intervention in Autism Spectrum Disorder.
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Courtesy of the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

16th May 2017

A radio show snapshot and teaser, courtesy of our new Radio Program, was played on Pirate 88 radio – featuring our very own group members!
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Courtesy of Pirate 88 – Fremantle.

10th May 2017

Autism West was included in an article about Neighbourhood House Week in Hillarys.
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Courtesy of Joondalup Times.

8th May 2017

Autism West’s event with Kathy Lette was featured in an article.
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Courtesy of The West Australian.

1st May 2017

Autism West’s event with Kathy Lette was featured in Mosman Park’s Town News newsletter, page 9.
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Courtesy of the Town News.

29th April 2017

Autism West’s event with Kathy Lette was featured in the POST Newspaper, page 33.
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Courtesy of the POST Newspaper.

1st April 2017

Autism West was featured in an article regarding therapy animals.
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Courtesy of The West Australian.

31st March 2017

Autism West’s CEO Alison Davis was interviewed by the Mix 94.5 team about the upcoming World Autism Awareness Day 2017.
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Courtesy of Mix 94.5.

25th March 2017

Autism West’s Team Sprint Cup event was featured in the POST Newspaper, page 42.
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Courtesy of the POST Newspaper.

8th March 2017

Rose, the Autism West heifer was sold at auction and raised $4,750 for Autism West.
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Courtesy of GWN7 News.
For more information on the story click here.

9th December 2016

Congratulations to our founder and Chairperson, Silvana Gaglia, a winner in this year’s Impact 25 Awards.
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Courtesy of The West Australian.

16th November 2016

Special Books by Special Kids’ Chris Ulmer and Autism West were featured on Channel 9 News.
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Courtesy of Channel 9 News.

6th November 2016

Autism West was featured in The West Australian.
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Courtesy of The West Australian.

5th November 2016

Autism West joins Autism CRC as newest partner.
Click here for the article on the Autism CRC website.
Courtesy of Autism CRC.

3rd November 2016

Autism West was featured in a Radio Interview on 720 ABC Perth with Judith Chambers.
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Courtesy of 720 ABC Perth.

21st October 2016

Autism West’s ‘Rethinking Autism – Autism West Annual Symposium 2016‘ was featured in the Echo Newspaper.
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Courtesy of Echo News.

14th October 2016

Autism West and the Speaks Out program are featured in the Blooming Minds Mental Health & Wellbeing magazine, October 2016 edition, page 28-29.
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Courtesy of Blooming Minds Mental Health & Wellbeing.

18th September 2016

Autism West heifer, Rose, was featured in The Sunday Times newspaper, page 11.
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Courtesy of The Sunday Times.

16th September 2016

Autism West’s YES Group program was featured on The West Australian’s website.
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Courtesy of The West Australian.

6th September 2016

Premier Colin Barnett presented a LotteryWest grant to Autism West and was featured in the Western Suburbs Weekly community newspaper, page 6.
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Courtesy of the Western Suburbs Weekly.

1st September 2016

Autism West was featured in Mosman Park’s Town News newsletter, page 9.
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Courtesy of the Town News.

7th July 2016

Autism West’s Coding program was featured in the Eastern Reporter community newspaper, page 11.
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Courtesy of the Eastern Reporter.

1st June 2016

Autism West was featured in Mosman Park’s Town News newsletter, page 7.
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Courtesy of the Town News.

28th May 2016

Autism West’s Coding program was featured in the POST Newspaper, page 11.
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Courtesy of the POST Newspaper.

23rd April 2016

Autism West’s Public Speaking program was featured in the POST Newspaper, page 48.
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Courtesy of the POST Newspaper.

7th November 2015

Autism West’s Symposium was on Channel 7 News.
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Courtesy of the Channel 7 News.

1st September 2015

Autism West was featured in SCOOP Homes & Art Magazine, page 113.
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Courtesy of the SCOOP Homes & Art Magazine.

1st June 2015

Autism West’s move to Mosman Park was featured in Mosman Park’s Town News newsletter.
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Courtesy of the Town News.

5th May 2015

Autism West’s move to Mosman Park was featured in the Western Suburbs Weekly newspaper.
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Courtesy of Western Suburbs Weekly.

11th April 2015

Autism West’s move to Mosman Park was featured in the POST Newspaper, page 9.
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Courtesy of POST Newspaper.

28th March 2015

Autism West’s Team Sprint Cup was mentioned in The West Australian newspaper.
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Courtesy of The West Australian.

23rd March 2015

Flow Perth assist with Autism West’s TOBY App.
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Courtesy of Startup News.

17th March 2015

Autism West’s Team Sprint Cup was mentioned in Western Suburbs Weekly newspaper.
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Courtesy of Western Suburbs Weekly.

4th October 2014

Autism West and Race Around Rottnest was featured in the POST Newspaper, page 35.
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Courtesy of the POST Newspaper.

22nd September 2014

Autism West’s new CEO, Alison Davis was featured in the Business News WA newspaper, page 20.
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Courtesy of the Business News WA.

9th April 2014

Autism West’s Cocktail Party was featured in The West Australian newspaper.
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Courtesy of The West Australian.

17th March 2014

Autism West’s Team Sprint Cup event was featured in the Business News WA newspaper.
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Courtesy of the Business News WA.

30th November 2013

Autism West was featured in the POST Newspaper, page 90.
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Courtesy of the POST Newspaper.

25th October 2013

Autism West’s Whole Child Conference was featured in the Busselton Dunsborough Times newspaper, page 12.
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Courtesy of Busselton Dunsborough Times.

28th September 2013

Autism West’s TOBY App was reviewed in the Autism Aspergers Network Magazine, page 88-89.
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Courtesy of the Autism Aspergers Network Magazine.

3rd September 2013

Autism West’s TOBY App was featured in the Western Suburbs Weekly newspaper, page 21.
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Courtesy of the Western Suburbs Weekly.

31st August 2013

Autism West and Race Around Rottnest was featured in the POST Newspaper, page 44.
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Courtesy of the POST Newspaper.

8th October 2012

Autism West’s TOBY App was discussed on the Life Matters program, ABC Radio National.
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Courtesy of the ABC Radio National.

12th September 2012

Autism West’s TOBY App was on the Deakin University website.
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Courtesy of Deakin University.

9th September 2012

Autism West’s TOBY App was reviewed on the AppAbles website.
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Courtesy of AppAbles.

21st August 2012

Autism West’s TOBY App was on Channel 7 News.
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Courtesy of the Channel 7 News.

10th December 2009

Autism West’s move to Nedlands was featured in the Business News WA newspaper.
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Courtesy of the Business News WA.