By joining Aspergers Victoria as a member, you will be playing a vital role in the invaluable ongoing work AV does to provide opportunities for people with Aspergers, autistic people, and the wider neurodivergent community to connect, share stories and information, find meaningful employment opportunities, and most importantly, feel part of a community who just “gets” you.
As a valued AV personal member, you will have access to a wide range of member benefits, including discounts and guest tickets, access to member discounts for peer support and access to register for member-only interest groups, as well as having the opportunity to contribute to the development of AV into the future.
AV Personal Memberships - Overview
Our AV Personal Memberships are designed for individuals and families who wish to access all of the advantages of being an AV member for themselves and those they support or care for in their family. These options have been designed in conjunction with feedback and ongoing consultation with our members and the wider community, and they are inclusive of a range of family situations, budgets, and needs.
Within our Personal Memberships category, we offer:
Payment / renewal options include auto-renew (requires PayPal) or one-year (PayPal, credit card, or bank transfer).
AV Personal Membership Benefits
All AV Personal Membership holders enjoy AV general member benefits as well as additional AV personal member benefits, which include:
Member discounts for all AV peer group meetings to help you to connect, share stories and information, have fun and most importantly feel like you belong to a community who just get you.
Access to register for AV members-only interest groups such as Dungeons & Dragons, Minecraft, and more.
Access to register for AV members-only employment and coaching programs such as the Teens Work KnowHow Program, Job Coaching, and more.
Access to AV’s closed moderated social media groups to allow members to connect and network online between meetings and events
Invitations to AV member special offers such as the opportunity to register for tickets to events hosted by AV’s partner organisations
There are also additional benefits available to certain membership types - please see membership types for more information.
Personal Memberships: Additional Benefits, Structure, and Fees
Please note that the family membership is not suitable for groups of friends across multiple households.
NB: If you have more than five people in your family who would like to be able to access AV member benefits, please email our Memberships Coordinator.
Available as a Personal Membership sub-type for Individual Memberships and Family Memberships
The primary contact for all multi-person memberships must be a parent/carer of any and all members aged under 18 years within the same membership.
This is important for AV’s commitment to Child Safety.