For the most up to date information in the Department of Education Program for Students with Disabilities go to:

This website will assist you in finding your designated neighbourhood school DNS

Further information about the Program for Students with Disabilities [PSD] can be found on the DET's website.

Please contact Nicole Smith with enrolment enquiries. Nicolewill add your information to the database for future students in the year your child will start school. Nicole will ask for information about your child and their age including asking some screening questions to determine if you should progress down the track of apply for PSD – ASD funding at their local designated goverment neighbourhood school with Western Autistic School as a preference].


Open Days Prep 2022 (Information and Tour)

Wednesday 30th June 2021

NO LONGER ONSITE due to covid restrictions. Will now be via via WebEx. Refer to email for details or 03 9097 2000.


Wednesday 22nd September 2021.

Scheduled for onsite. Bookings are essential.


Please register/book your attendance at the school office by calling 9097 2000 or via email [email protected].

Each session commences with a short presentation by the Principal and a leading teacher from our prep program [or a representative on behalf of the principal] which will be followed by a tour of the school facilities. We will conclude with an opportunity to ask questions and for parents to complete an expression of interest form which will be keep on file until funding is approved and an enrolment accepted for Western Autistic School for the prep intake in 2022.

Bookings are essential.

External Helplines



Beyond Blue Covid-19 Helpline 1800 512 348

Reach Out is an online platform and their website is:

Lifeline 13 11 14





Links to policy below;

Department of Education and Training Victoria Schools’ Privacy Policy

Head to the Our School tab for the Statement of Values and School Philosophy Policy

Head to the Students tab for further detail about our Commitment to Child Safety and the following 3 policies;

ChildSafeStandard_Code of Conduct Western Autistic School 201211

Western Autistic School Child Safety Policy

Child Safety Responding and Reporting Obligations Policy [including Mandatory Reporting] and

Duty of Care Policy.