Asperger Syndrome Partner Information Australia
A place for validation, information, and inspiration
Mutual acknowledgement and understanding of the Asperger marriage/life partnership experience for partners of adults with (or suspected of having) Asperger syndrome
ASPIA is a Sydney-based support group and information source for those who are involved in or interested in marriage and long-term relationships with adults with Asperger syndrome (or suspected of having Asperger syndrome - ASD, Autism Spectrum Disorder).
We host a regular Partner Support Group Meeting in Burwood, Sydney, on the second Saturday of the month and in 2021 meetings will be held quarterly on 13 February, 8 May, 14 August, 13 November. See below for "latest news" about our meetings.
Our next ASPIA Partner Support Group meeting will be held on Saturday 13th February 2021 at 2.00pm VIA ZOOM. Registrations essential. See instructions below.
Our Presenter will be Dr Nola Norris, who has been ASPIA's Web Developer, and a valuable "in-house" educator since 2005. Nola's topic for our meeting will be "Joining the dots in Asperger Syndrome: Memory and Thinking". Nola's presentations provide a wealth of insightful and practical information for understanding and navigating these challenging relationships.
Please register your interest by emailing , and further information will be provided in reply (please allow a few days). There will be a fee of $10 to attend the meeting - please make a direct/online transfer to ASPIA Inc BSB 062 340 Account Number 1018 1011. Please include your surname to identify your payment.
Please remember our meetings are exclusively for those who are in a relationship with an adult on the spectrum, or non-ASD family members of an adult on the spectrum.
General news below ...
ASPIA meeting dates for 2021 are 13th February; 8th May; 14th August; 13th November. We will advise on this homepage whether the meetings will be via Zoom or at Club Burwood.
Please note two significant CHANGES. We are no longer meeting on the first Saturday of every month, but INSTEAD are meeting on the second Saturday of February, May, August and November.