A well deserved recipient of the "Aspect David Foster Appreciation Award for Volunteer Service" is highly regarded TARA Co-Founder and Secretary Anna Cristina.
This award is in recognition of significant volunteer work supporting the autism community.
The Autistic Realm Australia would also like to recognise her significant contribution to the Autistic Community where Anna Co-Admins across multiple Facebook groups with a large and diverse membership base. Using her lived experience both as an Autistic individual and parent to Neurodivergent children Anna is known for her practical advice.
The Autistic Realm was also recognised for our work advocating and supporting the Autistic Community and nominated in two categories - The David Foster Appreciation Award and the Autism Community Award.
We would also like to extend our congratulations to our friend Barb Cook for winning "A Different Brilliant (Adult Award) and are uplifted by the many young Autistic advocates we connected with on the night.