Welcome to the Australian Association of Special Education (AASE)

AASE is a broad-based non-categorical association concerned with all who have special education needs

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News from AASE

Teaching and fun

Lee Mills Teacher Training Award

Lee Mills was an exemplary educator from NSW with a particular interest in teacher education for those involved in Special Education. She was untiring and dedicated in her support of students with special educational needs. Lee was involved in advocacy and lobbying...

Have your say about the future of disability research in Australia

Researchers from the University of Sydney are leading a national consortium of academic and NGO partners to develop a disability research agenda for Australia for the next 10 years. As part of this agenda-setting we invite you to participate in a survey which aims to...

Disability Research Mapping

  We need your help! We are checking in with disability researchers across Australia to add any papers that we may have missed in our search. Below are links to the bibliography of included papers and the inclusion criteria for the papers. Could you please review...
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AASE NSW Resources

AASE NSW Website Briefs for Teachers NSW Position Statement 2021 Teacher Qualifications

AASE Patron – Chris Varney

Chris Varney

Chris is a passionate and dedicated ambassador for people on the Autism Spectrum. Click here to read more about his efforts towards a better life for people on the Autism Spectrum. 

AASE Chapters

Each Australian state and territory has its own AASE chapter

Choose one of the links below to find out more about the local chapter, read their latest news, meet their executive, and find out when they meet.

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Australian Capital Territory

Map of Australia highlighting New South Wales

New South Wales

Map of Australia highlighting the Northern Territory

Northern Territory

Map of Australia highlighting Queensland


Map of Australia highlighting South Australia

South Australia

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Map of Australia highlighting Victoria


Map of Australia highlighting Western Australia

Western Australia