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Join a study to help understand the transition from school

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 It’s great to see that teenagers and young people are of interest to Aussie autism researchers. Only through knowing the real facts and figures can policy change be promoted and the needs of people in transition be championed. If you are or have a young person on the spectrum who’d be willing to anonymously participate, […]

Busting the myths about autism

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We love this video from the UK organisation Ambitious About Autism.  Young people bust some myths about autism specrum, and they can laugh about those myths too. Do check out the Ambitious About Autism website here.       If you click on the menu button at the top right, you’ll find a section for […]

Should my teenager with autism learn to drive?

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This is a really difficult question for the families of many teenagers on the spectrum. We have to keep out own kids as safe as possible, as well as thinking about other road users. Click on our permanent page about learning to drive on Launchpad. You’ll see there’s a big section for young adults, plus […]