Autism Connect is Australia’s first national autism helpline.
Marymead Autism Centre is proud to partner with Amaze to deliver Autism Connect ACT region, providing information, advice and referral.
Autism Connect provides information, advice and referrals to help autistic people, their supporters and professionals.
This helpline is free, evidence-based and independent.
The friendly team offers expert advice in many areas, including:
- exploring autism and autistic identity
- assessment and diagnosis
- school and education
- the NDIS
- behaviour strategies
- referrals to services
- peer support connections
- finding autism-friendly places and events.
Contact Autism Connect
Open from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm, Monday to Friday (AEST).
Phone: 1300 308 699
Webchat: available at www.amaze.org.au (click the live chat icon at the bottom right of the screen, or the speech bubble icon in the top menu.)
If you need immediate support, please call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Parentline on 13 22 89.
Please note: this is not a counselling service, and we do not provide healthcare referrals. However, we can give information
about accessing these services.