Queensland's most experienced provider of specialised education and therapy services for individuals on the autism spectrum.

Australian Websites and Resources

  • ASDetect App: a free app for parents and caregivers which allows them to assess the social attention and communication behaviours of their children younger than 2½ years (between 11 and 30 months). This video-led self-assessment app is based on comprehensive, rigorous, world-class research conducted at the Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre. The research underlying this app is 81% accurate in the early detection of autism and other related developmental conditions.
  • App Guides
    • The Learning App Guide: A guide to assist in choosing educational apps for students with autism, language disorders, reading disorders, hearing impairment and other diverse learning needs. Provides detailed reviews of apps for students in Early Childhood and Primary Years (age 2 - 12).
    • Autism Apps: A website for parents, teachers and individuals seeking ideas about how to effectively use an iPad or tablet device for individuals with ASD.
  • Carers Gateway: Information about the services and support available for people who care for someone with a disability, a chronic illness, dementia, mental illness or who is frail aged. 1800 422 737 (8am – 6pm, Monday-Friday)
  • Education and Autism Spectrum Disorders in Australia: Position Paper on Education and Autism Spectrum Disorders launched by the Australian Advisory Board on Autism Spectrum Disorders at the National Disability Summit on Thursday 29 April 2010. 
  • Footprint Books: Autism Books and Resources
  • La Trobe University"Living with Autism" free podcast. 
  • National Rural Health Alliance Inc: An alliance committed to improving the health and wellbeing of people in rural and remote Australia. 
  • Occupational Therapy Australia:  The national professional association representing occupational therapy in Australia. Includes a directory of private OTs.
  • Raising Children NetworkFor Australian family members who have responsibility for the care of children and including a dedicated autism section. 
  • Speech Pathology Australia (SPA): The national peak body for the speech pathology profession in Australia, representing over 4,500 members. SPA supports and regulates the ethical, clinical and professional standards of its members, as well as lobbying and advocating for all Australians living with communication and swallowing difficulties. The website contains information about communication and swallowing difficulties, how to find a speech pathologist in your area and the funding and supports available for specific clinical areas in which speech pathologists work, as well as information for referring professionals.