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Parents & Carers Group: April- online meeting guest speaker.

  • 17 Apr 2024
  • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Online via Zoom


  • For holders of a current +Groups membership type. Please login using the email linked to your member profile to register for your free* ticket for this peer group meeting.
  • For current AV members. Please login using the email linked to your member profile to register. Thank you for your support!
  • For non-members of AV.
  • To access our free* first-time attendee ticket, please email our AV admin team to request the code at least one business day before the activity: Please tell us the group name and date of the meeting you would like to join.
  • Used for Group Leaders, Group Assistants, Group Facilitators, and Mentors. The AV admin team will register you on your behalf. Please let us know if you can't attend.

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Parents & Carers Group: April

- online meeting, guest speaker

About our guest speaker

Jacob Alan is a passionate advocate for neurodiversity and employment inclusion, boasting a track record of driving meaningful change. In his role as Employment Projects Manager at AV, Jacob oversees all employment related programs and projects. Jacob is primarily tasked with conducting stakeholder engagement, leading and managing the Teens Work Know-How Program, overseeing the Job Coaching Program and VPS Coaching Program, and redesigning and improving programs.

As the Founder of DoughingNuts Donuts and Full Spectrum Services, he has pioneered innovative social enterprises that provide employment opportunities for individuals on the NDIS. His mission is to bridge the gap between neurodiverse talent and meaningful work.

Diagnosed with ASD, ADHD, and Tourette's, Jacob understands the unique challenges individuals like him face in the workplace. This personal journey fuels his advocacy efforts and drives him to create inclusive environments where everyone can thrive.

About the Parents & Carers Group

This is an online peer support meeting open to all parents and carers (including autistic parents / carers) of Aspergers / autistic children, teens and adults to meet, chat, exchange ideas and find support.

About our Group Leaders

Our Parents & Carers Group Leaders are Toni, Jenny, and Sue.

All AV volunteer group leaders share the lived experience of their group participants and welcome new attendees. All AV group leaders have a Working with Children Check.

Cost: $5 for AV members, $10 for non-members. FREE for +Groups membership holders and first-time attendees.

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