Autism Queensland is a community based organisation dedicated to creating a life of participation, opportunity and choice for people living with ASD.

Feb13

Teen Tech Shed up and running in Brisbane

Autism Queensland has begun delivering a version of its popular Studio G program for younger participants in Brisbane on January 30. Teen Tech Shed is open to 12-16 year olds with autism. The model is a combination of the current Studio G...

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Jan9

NDIS rollout now underway in Toowoomba and west

The NDIS rollout commenced in the Toowoomba area and west to the borders from 1 January 2017.   These districts cover the local government areas of: Balonne Bulloo Goondiwindi Maranoa Murweh Paroo Quilpie Southern...

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Dec19

Christmas & New Year closures

Autism Queensland's centres will close for the Christmas & New Year break on Friday, December 23. Most services will resume on Tuesday, January 3. For specific closing dates please refer to your nearest...

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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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Nov11

Autism Queensland School Update

  It has come to our attention there is a misconception the Autism Queensland School is closing its doors due to a takeover. This is simply not true. In fact, this organisation has recently invested substantially in upgrades to the...

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Nov10

2016 Christmas Appeal

Autism Queensland has launched its 2016 Christmas Appeal. Please consider making a donation. Click here to read more.   

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Oct24

Parent & Children’s Expo to connect Gladstone parents with support services

Gladstone parents and carers will have the chance to meet with health, education, recreation and social support service providers from across the region, all under the one roof for the first time, at the Parent & Children’s Expo. The...

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Oct4

Autism Queensland Mackay prepares for the introduction of the NDIS

  Autism Queensland Mackay is offering new services and support ahead of the start of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in the Mackay and Whitsundays region in November 2016.  Autism Queensland Manager – Regional...

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Sep9

Nominations now open for 2016 Creative Futures Awards

Autism Queensland recognises there are many individuals and organisations who make significant contributions to this organisation as well as to people and families living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in Queensland. It is our wish to...

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Aug19

Autism Animation Launch

Autism Queensland was a proud partner at today's (Friday, August 19) launch of a new animated film by workplace training experts Sentis at the Gold Coast University Hospital. “Living with Autism – Ky’s Story” is...

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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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Jul1

National roll out of the NDIS begins

  Autism Queensland welcomes the start of the official roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme across Australia.  The scheme will provide support for eligible Australians up to the age of 65 who are living with a...

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Jun21

Bookings open for Term 3 Scheduled Workshops

Bookings are now open for Autism Queensland's Term 3 Scheduled Workshops. Friday, August 12 (9am-11.30am): Managing Stress in Individuals with ASD & (12.30pm-3pm): Clues to Behaviour Success - Autism Hub, Woolloongabba. Wednesday,...

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Jun16

PK’s Jungle Village gets behind Cooktown Crusaders 2016 Ride for Autism

It will be two days of music, fun inflicted monster raffles and fundraising antics when the Cooktown Crusaders arrive at Cape Tribulation in July as part of the annual Brisbane to Cooktown Ride for Autism. PK’s Jungle Village, located in...

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Jun6

CQUni Mackay City Campus to host Studio G

The CQUniversity Mackay City Campus in the heart of the CBD will host Autism Queensland’s ‘Studio G’ Post School Transition Program when it launches in Mackay in July 2016. Studio G is a games, animation and interactive design...

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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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May4

Autism Queensland team heading to Roma

Autism Awareness month may have ended on April 30, but autism will remain high on the agenda in Roma next month when a team from Autism Queensland come to town. The group of five comprising teachers, speech pathologists and occupational...

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Apr25

Autism Queensland team visit Mount Isa in May

Autism Awareness month may end on April 30, but it will remain high on the agenda in Mount Isa for the first week of May when a team from Autism Queensland come to town. The group of five comprising teachers, speech pathologists and occupational...

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Apr3

Autism Queensland welcomes funding for autism support services

Autism Queensland has welcomed the Queensland Government’s announcement on Saturday, April 2, World Autism Awareness Day, of its commitment to funding for early intervention and improving outcomes for young people with autism. CEO Rod...

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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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Mar22

NDIS Rollout begins in Queensland on July 1

The Commonwealth and Queensland governments have signed a Bilateral Agreement for the roll out the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Queensland by July 2019. From 1 July 2016 eligible people in Queensland will start entering the ...

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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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Feb26

Are you ready to Go Blue for Autism in 2016?

April is Autism Awareness Month and Autism Queensland has launched its annual Go Blue for Autism campaign to raise funds and awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a lifelong developmental disability that affects one in 100...

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Dec3

Autism Queensland Creative Futures 2015 Winners Announced

Autism Queensland has announced the winners of the 2015 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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Sep17

Early Years Connect

Autism Queensland and C&K are partnering with Early Childhood Australia in a new professional development project supporting early childhood educators that is funded and supported by the Queensland Government. Early Years...

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Sep9

Latest findings from the Infant Brain Imaging Study presented at APAC15

Dr Joseph Piven M.D. from the University of North Carolina will present the opening plenary at the fourth Asia Pacific Autism Conference, APAC15, opening today in Brisbane (9 September 2015). Dr Piven will present the latest findings from...

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