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From Diagnosis to OAM – A Personal Autism Journey

Daniel Giles OAM and his father Daryl will present Daniel's autism journey from diagnosis until now. They both present their perspective from lived experience and their presentation has been highly acclaimed.

Thursday 13th of June, 2019, at 1:00pm
St Brendan’s Parish Hall (back of church) 121 Knight St, Shepparton
Individuals on the spectrum, family members & carers: $25. Professionals: $50
Daryl Giles on 0418 522 377 or

Two sessions: 1:00 pm & 6:30 pm - Bookings are essential

This presentation will be of special interest to educators, healthcare professionals, those living with autism and their parents & carers and family members.

Daniel is a 29 year old young man living on the autism spectrum who is a passionate self-advocate. Daniel is actively involved in many roles including the Victorian Disability Advisory Council through the Department of Health and Human Services, the Public Transport Victoria Access Group and the City of Greater Bendigo's Disability Inclusion Reference Committee.

In 2017 at the age of 27, Daniel received an Order of Australia Medal for his 'service to disability and the community'. He has been speaking at professional development events, to health care workers, educators and families since the age of 13 years old and has a unique ability to give a clear insight of what it is like to live day to day on the autism spectrum as well as strategies that have helped him to manage his autism and achieve great things.


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