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

Specialist & Diagnostic Assessment Services

Autism Queensland has a multidisciplinary team who are qualified to conduct a range of assessments with children, adolescents and adults for diagnostic and other purposes. These assessments are conducted by our team of psychologists, speech pathologists and occupational therapists and are currently available at our centres in Brisbane and Cairns. 

We have several assessment packages available. Please be aware that the type and price of the package may alter depending on the clinician’s assessment of individual need at the time of consultation. More information about the individual assessment tools can be found here ►


Assessment Packages

Child & Adolescent Diagnostic Assessment

This package utilises a multidisciplinary team and is designed for children and adolescents who have not yet been to a Paediatrician or Child Psychiatrist and require a comprehensive assessment to determine a diagnosis. Diagnostic guidelines stipulate that a Paediatrician or Child Psychiatrist must formalise an autism diagnosis. Completed reports generated by this assessment package will therefore need to be taken to the Paediatrician or Child Psychiatrist for final diagnosis. Includes:

  • Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule – second edition (ADOS-2)
  • Autism Diagnostic Interview – Revised (ADI-R)
  • Social Responsiveness Scale
  • Adaptive Behaviour Assessment System-3 (ABAS-3)
  • Report on assessment findings.

Child under 7 - Total (approx.) price = $1461.92
7 Years & Over - Total (approx.) price = $1434.08


Adult Diagnostic Assessment

This package utilises a multidisciplinary team and is suitable for adults who have never received a diagnosis of ASD and require a comprehensive assessment to determine a diagnosis. It includes:

  • Comprehensive case history
  • Autism Diagnostic Observation Scale-2 (ADOS)
  • Social Responsiveness Scale
  • Adaptive Behaviour Assesment System-3 (ABAS-3)
  • Other assessment questionnaires as required
  • Report on assessment findings

Total (approx.) price = $1254.82


ADOS-2 as requested by medical specialist

This package is suitable for individuals whose Paediatrician or Psychiatrist has specifically requested an assessment be completed to substantiate a suspected diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and includes:

  • Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule – second edition (ADOS-2)
  • Letter on findings.

Total (approx.) price = $537.78 with detailed letter to the doctor of your choice. 


Comprehensive Assessment

This package utilises a multidisciplinary team and is suitable for individuals requiring a comprehensive functional assessment to facilitate access into the NDIS or to provide evidence for requested services within an NDIS plan. This package is recommended for those presenting with complex behavioural concerns and for those whose impairments may have a subtle presentation. It consists of:

  • Initial intake and case history
  • Adaptive Behaviour Assessment System (ABAS)
  • Communication Assessment 
  • Sensory Assessment 
  • Generation of report on findings 

Total (approx.) price = $1434.08 
Cognitive assessment also available if required (additional cost).


Other Assessments (Bespoke assessments and packages available)
Examples of the types of assessments include:

  • Functional - eg ABAS-3, Vinelands
  • Depression and Anxiety 
  • ADHD eg Connors
  • Communication 
  • Sensory 
  • Cognitive 
  • Handwriting/typing 
  • Gross motor skills/fine motor skills 
  • Literacy and Numeracy 
  • Schoolwork-related 
  • Classroom participation 
  • Social skills
  • Functional Behaviour & Positive Behaviour Support Plan.

From $179.26 per hour


Specialist & Diagnostic Assessments are available at:

Autism Queensland Sunnybank Hills                     Autism Queensland Brighton
437 Hellawell Road                                                          136 North Road
Sunnybank Hills  QLD 4109                                            Brighton  QLD 4017

E. customerservice@autismqld.com.au

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Autism Queensland Cairns

15–17 Marr Street, Edmonton QLD 4869
P. 07 4034 6600  E. cairns@autismqld.com.au

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