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Start your autism journey here

Our vision is to support each individual on the autism spectrum to live the life they choose in an inclusive society.

Autism SA exists to meet the needs of individuals on the autism spectrum, their families and carers.

If you have no previous experience of autism, want to learn more about the autism spectrum, or are seeking advice on what to do if you think you or someone you know might have autism, then you can start your journey here.

On the pages below you can find information about the signs and characteristics of autism, how to get an autism diagnosis, and what to do next if you have already had a diagnosis of autism and much more.

Speak to My Pathways

The My Pathways Team has extensive knowledge of autism and the supports and services at Autism SA.

Do you want to learn more about autism?

Signs and characteristics of autism and how being on the spectrum can impact on lived experience.

Do you think you or somebody you know is on the autism spectrum?

What to do next if you think you, a child or an adult you know might be on the autism spectrum.

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Do you want to get an autism diagnosis?

How you can arrange an autism assessment with Autism SA for yourself or for someone in your care.

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Do you already have an autism diagnosis?

My Pathways can arrange a Newly Diagnosed Support meeting to determine the most appropriate pathway.

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Do you want access to autism supports and services?

Support and services for individuals of all ages on the autism spectrum, their families and carers.

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Do you want access to autism groups and programs?

Autism SA offers groups and programs for children and adults of all ages on the autism spectrum.

Do you want to find out more about autism and the NDIS?

My Pathways assists individuals with autism and their carers to access and become NDIS participants.