Celebrating the Strengths of Aspergers
Our truly unique peer-led, for-purpose organisation is celebrating Aspergers, celebrating strengths and celebrating 30 years of support. Since 1991 our organisation has been driven by the power of peer support and lived experience, delivering sector leading peer programs and services to empower our neurodiverse Aspergers autistic community.
We provide a range of member grassroot support services across the lifespan from kids to adults, parents and carers, professionals and employers to support discovery of strengths, manage challenges, and empower by Aspies, for Aspies, with Aspies. Our Board all have lived experience as do all of our staff and our volunteers.
We have maintained our name with Aspergers due to member community requests. We understand and support how an individual describes their neurology is an individual thing. This may be person with Aspergers, Aspergers person, autistic person, Aspie and more for this difference. Given our limited resources we focus our service for a specific part of this population who often face hidden but shared issues in their own way. We deliver empowerment through:
Round 2 of our Teen Work Knowhow Program is now taking Expressions of Interest. Please email Sofia or add your name to our EOI if you have a Teen at school who'd like to learn about the World of Work through our supported program and gain key workplace readiness skills with specialist autistic workshops starting in April.. Our work experience program, which is supported by our specialist job coaches, has been developed with our autistics and lived experience team, to improve the employment for our members. Work experience is now one of the most important predictors of career success in current research.
Peer MEETINGs & Events
Employment & Training
Aspergers Victoria has been actively supporting people with Aspergers for the past 25 years. Our services, support and advocacy are provided by a dedicated team of peer volunteers.
Our vision is to create a more inclusive world for Aspergers. We believe that greater understanding and acceptance of Aspergers is critical...
Membership is based on an annual subscription. Membership is open to Aspergers people, their loved ones and supporters.
Getting a Diagnosis
Knowing whether to get a diagnosis or knowing what to do once you've received a diagnosis are challenging times, regardless of age or time of life.
Aspie Stories & Testimonials
Our truly unique peer-led, for-purpose organisation is celebrating Aspergers, celebrating strengths and celebrating 28 years of support.
Since 1991 our organisation has been driven by the power of peer support and lived experience, delivering sector leading peer programs and services to empower our neurodiverse Aspergers community.
Thank you to our supporters
Our Members, Volunteers and Ambassadors and all who have donated to AV
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