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

Information for Parents & Carers

Autism Queensland provides a range of services and programs for school-age children and their families. 

Autism Queensland School | Brisbane & Cairns*

Autism Queensland's accredited, independent school has campuses at Brighton & Sunnybank Hills in Brisbane, and Edmonton, Cairns. Our team of teachers, teacher aides, speech and occupational therapists deliver ASD-specific education and therapy programs for children from Prep age to 18 years. Read more ►
(*Prep- Year 2 classes commencing 2019) 


Diagnostic & Specialist Assessments Services

Comprehensive diagnostic assessments for ASD in children & adolescents are available at the Sunnybank Hills, Brighton and Cairns centres.  These assessments are an integral part of the diagnostic process. Assessment services to support those children who may already have a diagnosis are also available. Read more ►


Group Programs 

Developed and delivered by our team of therapy and education professionals with expertise in ASD, group programs focus on key elements including behaviour, developmental and social skills and family based interventions to meet the needs of children and their families. Read more ► 


Individual Therapy 

Autism Queensland provides Speech Pathology and Occupational Therapy services for individuals of all ages from our centres in Brisbane at Sunnybank Hills and Brighton, and regionally from Gladstone, Rockhampton, Mackay and Cairns. Individual speech pathology and our Talk to Learn groups are also available in Inverell in NSW. Read more ►


Short Term Accommodation (Respite) 

Available in Brisbane. Read more ►


School Advisory Visits

Our therapists and teachers visit students with ASD from Prep to Year 12 in their education setting and provide information, advice, support and individualised strategies to support their educational outcomes. Please contact your school to discuss arranging a school visit for your child. 


School Holiday Programs

Autism Queensland runs a number of facilitated group programs during school holiday periods. Read more ►


Secret Agent Society 

A social skills program for 8-12 year olds with social and emotional challenges. Read more ►


Studio G | Brisbane, Mackay & Cairns

A facilitated group activity program led by content experts and supported by a case management structure that aims to support individuals in the development of social, job and life skills. Suitable for participants aged 15 -24 years. Read more ►


Teen Tech Shed | Brisbane

Tech Shed is an after-school version of the Studio G program for participants aged 12-15 years. The model of operation is a combination of Studio G program, with a less formal focus, and the Lab program which operates from Victoria. Teen Tech Shed runs on Monday and Wednesday afternoons during school terms from 3.15pm-5.15pm at The Autism Hub & Reading Centre, Woolloongabba. Read more ►  


Workshops 

We deliver a range of workshops for parents at venues around Queensland. Read more ►   


Other resources

Online Transition Resource Package

Information and resources for teachers, parents and carers to assist children with autism to make a smooth transition from early childhood learning into all Queensland schools. Read more ► 


Learning Potential Resources 

This website for parents of primary school children is designed to provide a range of easy-to-use activities and ideas that reinforce classroom learning. It offers free, mobile and tablet friendly ideas and activities; ‘everyday’ ideas that illustrate ways parents can use with their children as part to encourage literacy and numeracy skills growth as part of everyday life; 80 ‘practise’ together activities to reinforce literacy and numeracy skills their children learn at school; 80 ‘practise online’ activities including interactive games and videos and talking points for parents to share with their children. Learning Potential Resources have been developed by educators with the Australian Curriculum in mind. Visit the website