In this section, we’ve included a set of resources that have been developed with and for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, in support of their school age children on the autism spectrum. This page contains resources that have been translated in to Arabic.

The resources, available for download below are:

What is autism?

Visual planning matrix

Who can help?

Using visual supports

Myths & facts

Partnership planning





‘A Family Journey’ animation (Arabic translation)

This animation was made in collaboration with parents from culturally and linguistically diverse communities, and with the assistance of italk Library. The story provides a father's perspective as he thinks back on his early concerns for his son and where the autism journey has taken his family. It is a story that resonates with many different communities.



Amal’s Story - English with Arabic subtitles

Amal shares her family’s journey with autism and the impact of autism for her
15 year old daughter Samira.

The interview is broken up into the following topics:

  • My daughter
  • Diagnosis
  • Characteristics
  • Communication
  • Emotion

My Daughter