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 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:
Christmas Holiday Break 2020/21
Please be aware that over the Christmas 2020 period and New Year our team will take a well earned break and be back on deck in the second week in January. There will be no Peer Groups during January at this stage, however we are planning a Transition to Education event. We wish you a wonderful festive season and enjoyable New Year with a 2021 that is healthy and full of wellbeing!
Our small staff team need office space for at least one day per week with desks and basic COVID compliant facilities. Prefer a central inner location.
In line with our current funding guidelines all our activities remain online. Watch this space as we explore our return to Face2face supports including peer groups, interest groups, mentor meets and events - and more in 2021...
Peer MEETINGs & Events
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
Power Neighbourhood House