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
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.
Sleep in Autism
Adjunct Professor Amanda Richdale discusses sleep problems in autism with David Cunnington at SCN2A Australia.
Listen to the podcast
Neurodiversity and neurodivergence: a guide for families
This RCN guide to neurodiversity and neurodivergence was developed in collaboration with Yael Clark, Beth Radulski, and Associate Professor Josephine Barbaro.
Autism 101: What does it mean for an autism intervention to be evidence-based?
Explore this complex issue by looking at history, approaches, as well as areas of ongoing debate in the establishment of evidence-based interventions for autism.
Healthy Mothers Healthy Families (HMHF)
Access a free online course for mothers to help you find balance in your physical and mental wellbeing.
What is Autism?
A free online course for people who interact or engage with autistic people and communities.
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.
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.
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.
Family support groups - SA
This list includes groups across the State.
A comprehensive list of educational resources for parents, teachers and students, maintained by Autism Awareness Australia.
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.