Autism Information Session - The Centre For U

Autism Information Session

Due to COVID-19, we have temporarily suspended this service.  When stage 3 restrictions are lifted, we will release session dates.  In the meantime, please send us an inquiry so we can place you on our waiting list.

Understand and assist – Gain insights to better understand and assist autistic people.

Autism Awareness Training

This session will help you to understand what autism spectrum disorder is, how it affects a person’s behaviour and how you can support and assist autistic people.

If you need immediate support, call the Amaze Autism Advisor Service on 1300 308 699, from 8am to 7pm, Monday to Friday (except public holidays) or email or visit

This service is free to ETU members, their families, and all Victorian union members.


If there are no dates available you can call us on 1800 270 875 or send us an enquiry.

Available Dates

BOOK ONLINE   OR CALL 1800 270 875

Duration: 2 hours

Location: The Centre for U – Level 3, 200 Arden Street, North Melbourne Victoria

Program Description

This session is co presented with both an Amaze facilitator and an autistic self-advocate.  After this training you will:

  • Know what autism spectrum disorder is and how it effects a person’s behaviour
  • Understand how sensory processing differences impact on a persons and how they engage with the environment
  • Recognise the thinking styles that autistic people have and where support may be required
  • Identify and apply basic support strategies to assist autistic people

Eligibility – Support Services

To access Support Services for free, you must be:

  • A financial ETU member (includes suspended up to six (6) months)
  • An ETU member for more than three (3) months
  • A family member (of an eligible ETU member) who fits the definition
  • A member of a Victorian union

For more information read our Eligibility Policy


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