For primary school students

Resources for families and caregivers of primary school aged children with autism, and the professionals who support them.

Resources produced by OTARC researchers

Art-making resources to support autistic children

Art-making resources to support autistic children

This National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) Kids partnership. Includes two art-making activities taking inspiration from the NGV Collection piece, Harp, 2019 by Tammy Kanat.

NGV website

Sleep in Autism

Sleep in Autism

Adjunct Professor Amanda Richdale discusses sleep problems in autism with David Cunnington at SCN2A Australia.

Listen to the podcast

Healthy Mothers Healthy Families (HMHF)

Access a free online course for mothers to help you find balance in your physical and mental wellbeing.

HMHF website


What is Autism?

A free online course for people who interact or engage with autistic people and communities.

Access the course


We CareTM Workshops

We CareTM workshops are an evidence-based and proven support program for parents / caregivers who have a child who is recently diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, neurodevelopmental conditions or developmental delays.

We CareTM website


School therapy and outreach services - Aspect NSW 

Services and supports for primary school children aged 5 to 12 years to:

  • Increase social skills and relationships
  • Deepen insight and sense of self
  • Increase the sense of links with others and the world at large
  • Extend social, literacy and numeracy skills
  • Maintain a healthy relationship with our loved ones

Autism Spectrum Australia website


Parent support groups - Victoria

AMAZE maintains this list of parent support groups.


Family support and social groups - Queensland

Includes online and face-to-face support and social groups.

Autism Queensland website


Transition to School Resource Package - Queensland

This package has separate sections for families and educators to assist early intervention service providers, parents and teachers with the transition into Queensland schools.

Autism Queensland website


Family support groups - SA

This list includes groups across the State.

Support group list


Educational resources

A comprehensive list of educational resources for parents, teachers and students, maintained by Autism Awareness Australia.

Educational resources


Peer mentoring and school support

I Can Network is an autistic-led organisation for 8 to 22-year-olds that offers peer mentoring, a schools program, and an annual expo.

I Can Network website

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