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

Brisbane & South East Queensland

The following programs and services are available to school-aged children with a diagnosis of ASD and their families living in South East Queensland. They are delivered by members of our multidisciplinary team including teachers & teacher aides, speech pathologists, occupational therapists and psychologists.  

Group Programs

Cool Conversations 

A short-term program for children aged 8 and over to help with conversation and social skills. Available during school holidays, sessions run for two hours each day for a week-long program. Two groups are available, 8-12 years and 13-16 years. Available at Autism Queensland Sunnybank Hills & Brighton. 

Program dates:

Autism Queensland Sunnybank Hills 

  • Monday 8 April - Friday 12 April 2019 | 9.00am - 11.00am each day

Autism Queensland Brighton

  • Monday 8 April - Friday 12 April 2019 | 9.00am - 11.00am each day

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DISSCO Dance

Developing Independence, Social Success & Communication (DISSCO) is for children & adolescents aged 8-14 years. Running over a week, we use the motivating mediums of dance, craft and conversation to help your child achieve their friendship goals. Led by Autism Queensland's occupational therapists, DISSCO Dance uses research-based methods to facilitate growth in a range of areas including understanding emotions, making friends, developing confidence, understanding group dynamics, using movement as a positive expression. This program includes an individual assessment and goal setting session on Day one, and four daily group sessions. (Age appropriate groupings and minimum numbers will apply.) 

Program dates:

Autism Queensland Sunnybank Hills

  • Wednesday 6 February | Sessions held weekly (Wednesdays) 3.30pm - 4.30pm  

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Fun, Friends & Feelings 

A week-long, small group program delivered during school holidays for children aged 5–7 years and their parents that focuses on using the group environment to teach and reinforce a range of social skills including coping with stress and frustration, communicating and making friends. Available during school holidays. Sessions run for 2.5 hours each day. 

Program dates:

Autism Queensland Sunnybank Hills 

  • Monday 8 April - Friday 12 April 2019 | 9.00am - 11.30am each day

Autism Queensland Brighton

  • Monday 8 April - Friday 12 April 2019 | 9.00am - 11.30am each day

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Handwriting Group Program

A six-week group program to develop the handwriting skills of Prep & Year 1 students with ASD. 

Program dates:

Autism Queensland Brighton

  • Tuesday 26 February 2019 | Sessions held weekly (Tuesdays) 3.30pm - 4.30pm 

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LEGO® Club

A six-week, LEGO-based therapy for children aged 5-7 years. This program will assist participants to develop their social skills including communication, turn taking, waiting, following directions and asking for help. 

Program dates:

Autism Queensland Brighton

  • Wednesday 1 May 2019 | Sessions held weekly (Wednesdays) 3.30pm - 4.30pm 

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Mind Your Moves

A group-based program for children with ASD aged 8-12 years that explores how movement can be used to help energise or calm the body and mind. Delivered during school terms.

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Secret Agent Society (SAS) Social Skills Program

A revolutionary social skills program for children aged 8-12 years with social and emotional challenges.  Read more ►

Program dates:

Autism Queensland Sunnybank Hills

  • Monday 18 February (10-12 year olds) | Sessions held weekly (Mondays) 9.00am - 11.00am 
  • Friday 22 February (8-9 years olds) | Sessions held weekly (Fridays) 9.00am - 11.00am

Autism Queensland Brighton

  • Tuesday 19 February| Sessions held weekly (Tuesdays) 9.00am - 11.00am  

Teen Tech Shed

An after-school social group for young people on the autism spectrum between the ages of 12-15 years that encourages appropriate socialising around technology while encouraging students to extend their knowledge of programming, coding and digital media. Delivered twice -weekly at the Autism Hub, Woolloongabba.  Read more ►


For an overview of our services for younger children click here.


Autism Queensland Sunnybank Hills

437 Hellawell Road, Sunnybank Hills

Autism Queensland Brighton

136 North Road, Brighton

P. 07 3273 0000
E. 
customerservice@autismqld.com.au

For information on therapy and programs in Central Queensland, Mackay-Whitsunday and Far North Queensland please contact the Autism Queensland centre in that region. For all other areas of Queensland please email us