Museum Victoria is Australia’s largest public museum organisation. As Manager, Education and Community Programs Linda Sproul has oversight of learning programs offered at the Immigration Museum, Melbourne Museum and Scienceworks as well as the Museum’s outreach and digital programs aimed at education and community audiences.
Autism Friendly Museum – A New Community Need
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) are becoming more prevalent and demand for services and support is growing. Museums are aware that their visitors include people with an ASD and are addressing this need by developing programs and online resources to support visits to their institutions by the ASD community.