Services

AUTISM ADVICE & SUPPORT SERVICE

A not for profit charity run for children and adults with Autism and their families.

How can Autism Advisory and Support Service (AASS) assist you?

  • Assistance with self-care activities
  • Assistance to access community, social and recreational activities
  • Group based community, social and recreational activities
  • Coordination of Supports
  • Therapy
  • Early Childhood Interventions – If your child is diagnosed early, you can get a head-start on researching service providers that are right for your child and your family.
  • AASS can help answer your questions and provide assistance with your transition or entry into the NDIS.

Why choose AASS?

AASS offers a wide range of support options for people with Autism. We provide a caring and supportive environment and our services are coordinated in accordance with best practice guidelines to suit the needs of the individual.

Our staff are trained and professional, and are passionate about improving the outcomes and achieving the goals of our clients and their families and carers.

Our Aims

Increased Social and Community Participation
Improved Relationships – Behaviour Support
Improved Learning
Improved Daily Living Skills

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides individualised support for people with disability, their families and carers.

24 Hour Autism Hotline

AASS provides the only 24 hour Autism Hotline in the world.
1300 222 777

Diagnosis and Assessment

Our therapists can work with an individual to diagnose, assess and provide therapy as appropriate.

Advocacy

Influence decisions within political, economic, and social institutions.

Sensory toys are specifically useful for engaging attention both cognitively and physically by stimulating one or more of the five senses: sight, sound, touch, smell, and taste. Sensory toys help improve concentration and attention to tasks by allowing the brain to filter out the extra sensory information (e.g. listening to a lesson in the classroom, paying attention to a book).

Calming toys help people with autism to relax in stress-inducing situations.

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Autism Hotline

24 Hour Autism Hotline 1300 222 777

AASS provides the only 24 hour Autism Hotline in the world. You can call and discuss any concerns or questions you may have whether you are a carer, professional, front line worker or individual affected by autism.

For parents and carers waiting for a formal assessment and diagnosis, looking for the right intervention and joining the long waiting lists can be extremely overwhelming, confusing and frustrating. We will help with unbiased advice, encouragement, guidance and support.

Price List and Cancellation Policy

Speech Pathologists assess and help people with communication disorders. This includes difficulties with speaking, listening, understanding language, reading, writing, social skills, stuttering and using voice. They also help people who experience difficulties with eating and drinking.

Occupational Therapists (OT’s) assist people to participate in their everyday occupations. An ‘occupation’ being an activity that occupies a person’s time such as school, work, play, rest and self-care activities.

Music therapy is a research-based practice and profession in which music is used to actively support people as they strive to improve their health, functioning and well-being.

At the Autism Advisory and Support Service (AASS) our Psychologist provides a range of services including individual therapy and assessment services.

Our Social Skills Therapy Groups are aimed at developing social skills and managing behavioural challenges at a critical stage of development.

We offer a range of Individual Therapies

A weekly playgroup for children aged 0-6 years with a diagnosis of autism.

For Children aged 7 to 15 with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

The Young Adult Social Group is a community access group with neurotypical peers and mentors.

Art therapy helps to encourage mental, physical and emotional growth through the creative process of art making. 

We offer a range of social & therapy support Groups

Caring for a child or individual with Autism can be difficult and isolating at times, but it does not need to be.

Support for fathers and male carers of children/individual with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, facilitated by a male.

Support for parents and carers of children/individual with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, facilitated by our Arabic Support Worker.

We offer a range of carers support groups

Support Coordination

AASS provides Support Coordination to NDIS participants who are funded for this support. Support Coordination a service that supports NDIS participants to get the most out of their support plans. We work closely with you and your family or carers to find the most effective way to achieve the goals in your NDIS which gives you choice and control of your disability supports. We also seek to build your capacity to manage your NDIS more independently in the future. Our Support Coordinators are committed to providing nonpartisan support to find the best outcome for every individual.

We are a team with extensive experience in disability support, in particular Autism. AASS has been supporting families for over twelve years and we are passionate about empowering children and adults with Autism and their families though knowledge and support.
We charge only for the time it takes to service your needs. We are happy to meet with you at no charge to see if our Support Coordination services suit your need. We provide Support Coordination across South West Sydney in NSW.

Our team is flexible and we can arrange to meet with you and your family or carers at a location that suits you.

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