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 What is autism?

Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects, among other things, the way an individual relates to his or her environment and their interaction with other people.

The word ‘spectrum’ describes the range of difficulties that people with autism may experience and the degree to which they may be affected. Some people may be able to live relatively normal lives, while others may have an accompanying learning disability and require continued specialist support.

The main areas of difficulty are in social communication, social interaction and restricted or repetitive behaviours and interests.

People on the autism spectrum may also have:

  • unusual sensory interests such as sniffing objects or staring intently at moving objects
  • sensory sensitivities including avoiding everyday sounds and textures such as hair dryers, vacuum cleaners and sand
  • intellectual impairment or learning difficulties

An estimated one in 100 people has autism; that’s almost 230,000 Australians. Autism affects almost four times as many boys than girls.

 How Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) help!

Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is Australia’s leading supplier of services for people with autism and other disabilities. They provide information, intervention and a range of services to meet the needs of people with autism and other disabilities and their families.

How can you help?

By signing up to Operation Blackhawk you’re well on your way to being certified tough.  How about putting your hard work to good use and signing up to raise money to help people with autism and their families.  Operation Blackhawk have partnered with Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect).   If you can raise just $50 Aspect will be able to send you an Aspect running singlet so you can show you’re part of Team Aspect on the day.  Click here to create a fundraising page so friends and family can sponsor you as you get tough!

Click logo to create a fundraising page so friends and family can sponsor you as you get tough!  If you can raise $50 Aspect will send you a running singlet for your support

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