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Aspie Women@Work: Diagnosis & Disclosure Panel Event

  • 15 Sep 2019
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Bayview Eden Hotel, 6 Queens Rd, Melbourne Vic 3004
  • 24


  • Must be a current (paid up) member of Aspergers Victoria and logged in with your membership email addresss. Partners and other family members may be registered as a guest under this ticket type.
  • Non-member visitors to an Aspergers Victoria meeting. If you wish to take up a membership instead, please first go to our secure membership portal and sign up. Then return to register as a Member for this event.
  • Member of the existing AV EVents Team only

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Aspie Women@Work: Diagnosis & Disclosure Panel

Join us Join us to hear from a panel of four Aspie women talking about their experiences with adult diagnosis and disclosure decisions on Sunday September 15th at Bayview Eden Hotel 

About the Presenters:

Jacci Pillar Jacci is an autistic comedian and producer with a background in anthropology who jokes their life has been "solving conundrums no one knows they have”. Jacci has just completed a large scale Melbourne Fringe Festival opening night showcase as producer, performer and MC titled “Tickets on Myself”.

Sandra Bennett:  Sandra is our volunteer Assistant Treasurer on the Board and works in IT for a large corporate. She describes herself as a "one job, two husbands (in series), two children (in parallel), Aspergers everywhere (in the family), straight to the point, good with patterns" kind of lady.

Andrea Lenard: After 25+ years working in IT Andrea decided to pursue her passion for naturopathy, working various jobs part-time to pay the bills. Unfortunately, a tsunami of anxiety brought her working life to an end.  Fortunately, an astute psychologist recognized her Aspie characteristics, and diagnosed her in May 2018. The world is now her oyster.

Timings on the day:  

  • 1.30pm  Doors open. 
  • 2:00 - 3:00 pm Presentation runs
  • 3:00pm The panel will take any questions from the audience
  • 3:30 - 4:00pm Refreshments - Tea, coffee, water, biscuits etc (gluten free catered for).

Cost: $25 for AV Members & guests, $40 Non-Members; includes refreshments before and after the presentation. 

Who Should Attend?  

  • The content is suitable for a teenage and upwards audience. 

Getting There:

  • If driving: Plenty of free parking will be available in the underground carpark at the hotel. The gate will be open from 1.30pm, or press the buzzer for entry. 
  • On public transport:  Take the train to Flinder St, then take a tram down St Kilda Rd to Toorak Rd stop 22 (e.g Route 16 St Kilda Beach). Walk 350m south on St Kilda Rd towards Kings Way/Toorak Rd. Or take train to Sth Yarra station and take a West Coburg tram to Toorak Rd/St Kilda Rd then walk 350m to the venue. 

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