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80 kilometers in 8 days raising awareness for Autism

December 6, 2020

As we all know, our very own Nik Voss who has a son with severe Autism and an intellectual disability, does a challenge every year to raise money for Autism. This year she picked ‘Run for Autism’. “I set my challenge and decided to run 80km in 8 days. So, from the 1st to the…

Artwork by Carly Gannaway generously donated to GLAAS

December 6, 2020

GLAAS was lucky enough to be donated a piece of stunning art work by Carly Gannaway, a proud ATSI woman from the Dhurung Mob. Carly is currently the full time carer for her elderly mother, and also has a son who has been diagnosed with Autism. Carly began to create artwork to pass the time…

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 3, 2020

There are an estimated one billion people living with disabilities worldwide, who face many barriers to inclusion in many aspects of society. As a result, people with disabilities do not enjoy access to society on an equal basis with others, which includes areas of transportation, employment, and education, as well as social and political participation.…