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Are you looking for flexible supports?

We’re here to offer support throughout your journey; from finding new hobbies and making friends to further learning and building skills.


To help you decide if we are the right service for you, we have answered some of the most common questions below.

  • You’ll have greater flexibility and control over your supports.
  • We’ll work with you and your planner to ensure that you have access to a wide range of supports.
  • You’ll gain access to a wide range of services including employment support, community support, accommodation options, clinical and therapy supports, social skills groups and family support.
  • The services will be personalised to you and focus on the needs of you and your family.
  • We are a leader in Autism services across the lifespan.
  • Our team is highly educated and trained in Autism awareness and application.

Outlined below are the supports for adults that are available.

If you’re not sure which supports would be best, have a chat to our therapy team. We can provide a comprehensive assessment for new families, to identify skills, strengths and interests. This can help prepare and plan for transition into the right services and supports.

Support in the
home
Domestic
chores
Independence Self-help
Recreation and
Leisure
Sports Hobbies Clubs
Developing
personal
independence
Household skills Skills for living In-home support
Developing
new skills and
education
Going to TAFE Work skills Volunteering
Finding and
keeping a job
Job search Job club On-the-job
support
Getting out and
about in the
community
Attending
appointments
Making
connections
Learning about
your community
Developing
social skills and
making friends
Social skills
groups
Clinical and
therapy services
Joining group
activities
Support to your
family
Domestic
support
Get away / respite Holidays

As a school leaver or adult with Autism, you’re able to access a significant range of services. These include community living, employment, recreational, therapy and specialist services. The Autism Association is the only Autism-specific, disability employment provider in Australia.

Depending on what you would like support with, we can assist you with the following:

  • Goal setting.
  • Attending TAFE and university.
  • Planning and budgeting.
  • Socialising and making friends.
  • Developing communication and/or conversation skills.
  • Developing independent living skills
  • Volunteering.
  • Pre-vocational training.
  • Using public transport.
  • Recreational activities.
  • Expanding your current range of interests.
  • Accessing your local community facilities, activities and groups.
  • Building your confidence and self-esteem.
  • Developing your social skills in a range of settings.
  • Helping you to build tolerance of the unfamiliar, where appropriate.
  • Looking for and applying for a job.
  • On the job support to keep a job.
  • Counselling and mentoring.

We can support you to find employment either through our disability employment program or with your individualised plan through NDIS, My Way or your LAC. Find out more in the Employment section of this website.

To ensure that we are providing services of an exceptionally high standard, our services undergo ongoing quality reviews based on feedback from people with Autism and their families. As an endorsed service provider for the Department of Communities – Disability Service (previously Disability Services Commission), NDIS and the Department of Social Services we are regularly reviewed externally by these departments. This is to ensure that you receive the best support possible within the relevant quality frameworks and the National Disability Service Standards.

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