We exist because we want to make a positive difference to the lives of those living with autism. If you want to be a part of a movement that will change attitudes and raise the standards of inclusion, then join us. We are inspired by you.
MATES is an acronym for Mates Assisting To Engage Socially
MATES is about fostering friendship and inclusion in education, the workforce and society
To create a more inclusive and accepting society for those living on the autism spectrum
The MATES goals and values are in line with honouring Australia’s commitment as a signatory to the United Nation’s Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPWD).
Focusing on the following articles in the CRPWD:
Autism MATES also works towards helping to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals which are the blueprint for achieving a a better future for us all. Our particular focus is on the following goals:
Feel free to browse … and keep in mind that with every purchase you make in the MATES Shop with Purpose, you are directly helping a young person on the autism spectrum achieve their dreams.
“You may not be able to change the whole world, but you can change the world for one person”