AUTISM Spectrum Australia is now calling for entries for the 2014 Aspect National Recognition Awards that recognise outstanding contributions to the autism community in Australia.
Do you know someone who made an outstanding contribution to the autism community during 2013?
The 2014 Aspect National Recognition Awards is now calling for entries. This is the first time the Awards have been offered nationally. The new categories are designed to recognise parents, volunteers, professionals and individuals for outstanding contributions to the field of autism.
There are six Awards in five categories. The categories are:
1. Inspiration Award for Individual Achievement
2. Parent/Carer of the Year Award (acknowledge challenges faced by all parents/carers)
3. David Foster Appreciation Award (for volunteer service)
4. Above and Beyond Award (financial or in-kind contribution by an individual or an
5. Advancement Award
The Awards will be judged by a combination of industry experts and individuals with personal experience of autism. They are:
– Alexandra Robinson, member of Aspect adult social group
– Kylie Ouvrier, parent of two boys on the autism spectrum
– Dr Anthony Warren, Clinical Pyschologist and autism expert
– Peter Werner, Aspect Board member
– Adrian Ford, Aspect CEO
Do you know someone who qualifies? Click here to register your nomination. We encourage you to forward this link to anyone you think might like to nominate or be nominated for these prestigious Awards.
Nominations close Friday 7 March at 12 midnight. No entries submitted after this date will be considered.
For further information contact Melissa Wilton by phoning (02) 8977 8384 or 0402 259652 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Source: Autism Spectrum Australia
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