We are very proud to be a national leader in providing Autistic-led mentoring (school-based and online) to Autistic young people in Australia, providing meaningful insights through our Speakers Agency and Autistic-informed professional development workshops. Here is a brief overview of our cornerstone programs and how families and schools can access them.
WEBINAR – I CAN CEO/Founder Chris Varney and three I CAN Mentors; Sam Rose, Caitlin Downie Kempson & James Cifuentes – provide details about four key Autistic-led services that we provide and how families and schools can access these programs in Australia.
NAVIGATING HIGH SCHOOL #1: TIPS FOR PARENTS AND CARERS OF AUTISTIC STUDENTS
Starting high school and navigating that journey is a major milestone which can be challenging for both the Autistic student and their family.The below tips (not exhaustive) reflect input from a team of Autistic young adults, along with Autistic and non-Autistic parents and teachers of Autistic high school students.
WEBINAR – Featuring I CAN Network CEO Chris Varney and his Mum Lisa Anderson. This webinar is the first of a series of seven videos to deliver insights for Autistic young people navigating high school.
NAVIGATING HIGH SCHOOL #2: TIPS FOR AUTISTIC STUDENTS FROM AUTISTIC ADULTS
Starting high school and navigating that journey is a major milestone which can be challenging for both the Autistic student and their family. These below tips reflect input from a team of Autistic young adults, along with Autistic and non-Autistic parents and teachers of Autistic high school students.
WEBINAR – Navigating high school. Authentic, heartfelt advice from four I CAN mentors – Patrick, Kyal, Caitlin and Jarod, who all graduated within the past few years.
LGBTIQA+ & AUTISTIC TIPS FROM YOUNG ADULTS
It is not uncommon for Autistics to also identify as LGBTIQA+. Young adult members of our I CAN team who have this lived experience offer their support and resources for young people who are forming their own identities and advice for the adults in their lives. Read our Tip Sheet or watch the Webinar discussion below.