Queensland's most experienced provider of specialised education and therapy services for individuals with ASD.

Jun22

Students with autism should have access to a range of schooling options

  As autism is a ‘spectrum disorder’, Autism Queensland believes that a range of schooling options should be available to students with autism and that no one option or model will suit the needs of every student with...

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Jun6

Studio G to commence at Cairns City Library on 11 July

  Studio G is coming to Cairns! The high tech games, animation and interactive design program to help young people with autism to develop vital social, job and life skills is will commence  on 11 July and will run each...

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May26

AQ Rockhampton unveils new facilities

  A $220,000 grant from The John Villiers Trust has enabled an extension of Autism Queensland Rockhampton at Koongal with two purpose-built therapy rooms and additional office space. The new facilities were formally unveiled on Thursday,...

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Mar31

Autism research explained at three-part Research to Practice seminar series

  Australian autism research will be in the spotlight at a three part series to be hosted in Brisbane from May 2017.  Presented by Autism Queensland in collaboration with The Cooperative Research Centre for Living with Autism (Autism ...

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Mar30

Wet weather updates

Autism Queensland has advised of the following closures: Mackay & Gladstone centres School campuses at Sunnybank Hills & Brighton. Will remain closed and reopen for the start of Term 2. Skeleton staff only at Sunnybank Hills &...

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Mar27

Autism Queensland & Aspect to remain separate entities

  In 2016 Autism Queensland and Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) formed a strategic alliance to explore the possibility of amalgamation.  After an extensive due diligence process, the identification of certain governance and...

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Mar7

Will you Go Blue for Autism in 2017?

  April is Autism Awareness Month and Autism Queensland is preparing once again for its annual Go Blue for Autism campaign to raise funds and awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a lifelong developmental disability that affects one...

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Mar2

World Autism Awareness Day

Message from the United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres On this World Autism Awareness Day, let us all play a part in changing attitudes toward persons with autism and in recognizing their rights as citizens, who, like everyone ...

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Feb13

Teen Tech Shed up and running in Brisbane

Autism Queensland's after-school version of its popular Studio G program for younger participants is now available in Brisbane for 12-15 year olds with autism. The model is a combination of the current Studio G program, but with a less...

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Dec2

Creative Futures 2016 Winners Announced

Autism Queensland today announced the winners of the 2016 Creative Futures Recognition Awards, an annual, Queensland-wide search to recognise the contributions of people living with autism as well as the parents, carers, schools and businesses who...

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Nov16

Autism Queensland Cairns receives $9000 grant from SUEZ

  Autism Queensland Cairns has received a $9,000 grant from waste and water management company SUEZ to improve playground facilities for local children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Autism Queensland Cairns Team Leader, Tanya...

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Nov15

Autism Queensland receives USD$23,500 grant from the UPS Foundation

Autism Queensland has received an USD$23,500 grant from The UPS Foundation, which drives global corporate citizenship and philanthropic programs for UPS (NYSE:UPS). The grant will be used for the Studio G Program for young people with...

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Aug1

ASPECT & AUTISM QUEENSLAND ARE EXPLORING AMALGAMATION

Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) and Autism Queensland have formed a strategic alliance to explore amalgamation commencing with a due diligence process over the coming months.  Aspect is Australia’s largest national autism-specific ...

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May19

Medicare Rebates for Allied Health Assessments & Therapy Services

Autism Queensland's allied health assessment and therapy services are eligible for Medicare and private health insurance rebates companies when you have a referral from an appropriate medical professional.  The following services* ...

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Mar30

Video game design improving education, employment for students with autism

Seeing the struggles her autistic son faced in mainstream classrooms has inspired a Brisbane researcher to develop assistive technology that can be used by all students regardless of their learning ability. Queensland University of Technology PhD ...

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Mar21

Launch of Australia's first Autism Biobank

The Hon Sussan Ley MP, Minister for Health, will officially launch Australia’s first Autism Biobank, pioneered by the Cooperative Research Centre for Living with Autism (Autism CRC), at Wesley Medical Research on Monday, 21 March at...

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