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Autism Month 2019: Stand tall for autism - awareness, understanding, acceptance & inclusion

Mar 20 2019 2:17 PM

April is a month that shines a national light on the autism spectrum - a month dedicated to standing tall for autism and spreading autism awareness, understanding, acceptance and inclusion. 

Many Autism Friendly Charter businesses are joining Autism SA in spreading awareness, understanding, acceptance and inclusion by partnering with us to provide autism friendly sessions to the community. Check out the upcoming events below:

Date Venue Time Bookings Cost
6 April 2019 The ARC Campbelltown 6.45pm-8pm

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FREE
15 April 2019 Pumpt Marleston 4pm-6pm Click here, click on the event tab and follow the instructions for the event on 15 April $20 per rider
16 April 2019 Latitude Adelaide 8.30am-9.30am Click here FREE
18 April 2019 Inflatable World Salisbury 9am-10am More information to be released soon! More information to be released soon!
26 April 2019 Bounce Marleston 9am-10am Click here FREE
26 April 2019 Lollipops Golden Grove 5.30pm-7pm Call the team on 8180 7288 Discounted to $7
29 April 2019 Flip Out Munno Para 6pm-7pm Call the team on 8254 3700 or book in store before the event $10

There are also incredible initiatives being run in the community! Check them out below:

Ride for Awareness

Bikers from across South Australia will set off from Autism SA’s Netley office on Saturday 20 April for the fourth annual 2019 Autism Ride for Awareness. The fantastic group of bike fanatics, autism families and supporters will ride their way through Adelaide in a sea of purple, highlighting the importance of acceptance and inclusion – all while raising funds for Autism SA. More information and updates on Ride for Awareness will be shared on this page in the lead up to the event.

Westpac Fundraiser

Hard working and passionate Westpac employee, Songul Modra (Lockleys branch), has held internal fundraising activities throughout the month of April for Autism SA over the last two years- striving to increase acceptance and inclusion in her workplace. Songul will once again be kicking fundraising goals and working hard to raise funds, and awareness, understanding, acceptance and inclusion throughout April. Thank you to the crew at Westpac for your support!

Are you thinking of holding a fundraising event for Autism SA during April? We can support you! Fill out this form  and send it to Isabella at icollins@autismsa.org.au

AGOSCI SA April ACC Picnic
AGOSCI inc. invites you to enjoy a picnic on Saturday 6 April from 11am-2pm at Bonython Park, Tuyla Wardli (Park 27) playspace. 

The event is free - just bring your AAC system, a plate to share and a chair!

Everyone is welcome - including AAC users, families, friends, educators. Check out the flyer here.

Frizzo Cafe BBQ Fundraiser
Come along to Frizzo Cafe on Saturday 27 April from 11.30am-4pm for a yummy BBQ fundraiser. 

There will be a Face Painting and Balloon Artist, a sausage sizzle and a raffle with awesome prizes! 

More information on the exciting raffle prizes will be shared here on Friday 5 April, so watch this space. 

What else will Autism SA be up to?

8th Annual Strong Aboriginal Childrens Expo
 
Visit Autism SA at the 8th Annual Strong Aboriginal Children’s Health Expo!

The free expo is brought to the community by DeadlyKidsSA (Department for Health and Wellbeing) in partnership with Watto Purrunna Aboriginal Primary Health Care Service, Nunkuwarrin Yunti and Aboriginal Family Support Services.

Families are encouraged to come along for a day of healthy activities and information in a fun environment. Autism SA will be there on the day with fun games, giveaways and information on supports and services available to the community.

To register for the free event, click here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/8th-annual-strong-aboriginal-childrens-health-expo-2019-tickets-56091370800

Digital campaign
Throughout April, Autism SA will be sharing videos and stories from the community to spread awareness, understanding, acceptance and inclusion. Check out our World Autism Awareness Day video! 

This page will be updated with more exciting events and activities throughout the month, so watch this space!

Do you know of an awesome event or fundraiser coming up that you think should be listed on this page? Let us know at asamarketing@autismsa.org.au

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