Celebrating the Strengths of Aspergers
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.
We provide a range of member services across the lifespan from kids to adults, parents and carers, professionals and employers to support discovery of strengths and empower: by Aspies, for Aspies, with Aspies. Our Board all have lived experience as do most of our staff and all four 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 diffability. 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:
IN LINE WITH CURRENT COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS OUR ACTIVITIES ARE ALL ONLINE IN THE INTERIM:
This week is National Volunteers Week. Thank you to all of our volunteers past, present and future!
NEW JOBS AVAILABLE AT AV: Please visit our Staff Roles page for our newly posted jobs including Programs Project Manager. Come help us change Aspergers employment pathways here
Due to COVID-19 our support activities and meet-ups are all online using ZOOM. We can provide you with the outline on how to use this or talk you through the how by phone if you need. Members can also email our peer help team for support, just be aware they are not counselors.
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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