Canberra Autism Women’s Group
Facilitated by Yenn Purkis, the group offers support to women on the autism spectrum.
Trans and gender divergent and intersex people are very welcome and you can be officially diagnosed as autistic, self-identifying as atuistic or a parent of autistic daughters or gender divergent kids.
The Women's group meets in person on the 1st Thursday of the month at Marymead, 255 Goyder Street, Narrabundah, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm.
The group also meets online on Zoom on the third Thursday of the month from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Zoom details will be emailed to support group members. If you would like to be invited, please email Yenn at
Yenn Purkis is an author, public servant and passionate advocate for Autistic people and their families. Yenn frequently gives talks about living well with Autism and mental illness, including a presentation on Autism and resilience at the TEDx Canberra conference in 2013. Yenn has a radio show where invited guests talk about all things Autism, Positively Autistic and has written many
Yenn has also created an Autistic Adult Resource Kit.