The 101

Recently you may have heard the above phrase and wondered “what’s that all about?” Well, it refers to 101 recommendations for how to make Victoria more inclusive and supportive for people on the spectrum; recommendations derived from an 18 month inquiry by the Victorian Family and Community Services Committee. These

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AWEtism 2017: Celebrating the Spectrum

November the 17th will be a very special day for I CAN Network; it’s the day we’re holding our annual expo where we showcase the talents and abilities of the students in our secondary schools program. Our doors are also open to anyone on the spectrum aged 12-19 who would

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What I CAN means to our mentees

Last month, the students of our Nagle College program were asked to create a visual conveying what the I CAN Network meant to them. The results were so good we just had to share them. Check it out!

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Spectrum Showcase: Jazmyn Shaw

Greetings fellow humans, and welcome to yet another showcase of spectrum talent. Our most recent Teens camp was held this past weekend, and through it we got to meet many truly remarkable young people. One of them was Jazmyn Shaw, a writer and artist, who was kind enough to let

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I CAN Story: Frances Brett

High school was one of the biggest rollercoasters of my life. It was the place where I took a talent I found in primary school and trained it. I preferred to interact with the girls in year levels other than mine, be that older or younger. I remember in Year

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Bryce Pace, Autistic Ace

Yet another I CANer has won an award for his work as an advocate; this time, it’s the outstanding Mr Bryce Pace, who this month took home a Victorian Disability Award. Bryce is a leader in I CAN South West, our Network for regional Western Victoria, and a member of

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Awegust Update

Hey there lovely people! As we pass the midway point of the month, I thought it would be nice to take the time to acknowledge the magnificent achievements of this year’s Awegust for Awetism campaign thus far. As I write this, our total funds raised stand at over $18,000. 49

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