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Autism Queensland News & Updates

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Public feedback to NDIS reforms closes on February 23

NDIS participants and families wishing to provide feedback about planned reforms to NDIS have until Tuesday 23 February to submit their response to the consultation papers released by the National Disability Insurance Agency in November 2020.

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COVID-19 updates and useful links

Autism Queensland continues to monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and updates to the Australian community coming from the Federal and Queensland Government.

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Bookings for 2021 workshops and webinars are open

Bookings are now open for Autism Queensland's 2021 autism-specific workshops with the first scheduled for 10 February.

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2020 Creative Futures Recognition Award winners announced

The Autism Queensland’s 2020 Creative Futures Recognition Awards were presented today by the Governor of Queensland and Autism Queensland Patron, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC.

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Australian Autism Alliance Statement

As a member of the Australian Autism Alliance, Autism Queensland is sharing the following statement issued by the Alliance about the proposed introduction of mandatory NDIA determined assessments in the NDIS.

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Royal Commission into Violence, Neglect and Exploitation of People with a Disability

The Disability Royal Commission will run for three years until 2022. It will look at ways to prevent people with disability from experiencing violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation. Free and independent support is now available to help you. These supports are funded by the Australian Government.

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Stage two underway on AQ School Sunnybank redevelopment

The start of works on the second stage of a $2.5 million redevelopment of the AQ School at Sunnybank Hills was celebrated today at a sod-turning ceremony on the site.

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AQ to partner in telehealth project

Helping people on the autism spectrum and their families stay connected with essential services via the delivery of telehealth is the aim of an Advance Queensland Fellowship awarded to Associate Professor David Trembath from Menzies Health Institute Queensland.

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New online platform helping young people on the autism spectrum

myWAY Employability, a new smart web platform for young people on the autism spectrum, was launched on 6 August by Jackie Coates, Head of Telstra Foundation.

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