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The Scope-University of Melbourne Partnership Submission to the Senate Select Committee on Autism

Julie Anderson, Ebony Birch-Hanger, Georgia Burn, Gemma Dodevska, Jennifer Fitzgerald, Matthew Harrison, Keith McVilly, Robert Moore, David Staples, Simone Thomas, Mirko Uljarevic, Stephanie Weir

The University of Melbourne | Published : 2020

Abstract

This submission is a collaboration between one of Australia’s leading disability service providers and leading academics from the University of Melbourne on key issues relating to the services, support and life outcomes experienced by Autistic people in Australia and the associated need for a National Autism Strategy. The submission is grounded in research evidence and contains both policy and practice recommendations. Importantly, several of the contributors to this submission identify as Autistic, and in addition to their academic and professional experience bring to the submission the expertise of their lived experience. The Scope-University of Melbourne Partnership submission to this in..

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