Information for Parents & Carers
Autism Queensland provides a range of services and programs for school age children and their families.
Accredited Autism Specific School | Brisbane
Autism Queensland's accredited, independent school has campuses at Brighton and Sunnybank Hills in Brisbane. 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 ►
Comprehensive diagnostic assessments for ASD in children & adolescents are available at the Sunnybank Hills & Brighton 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 ►
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 ►
Professional Development and Parent Education
We deliver a range of workshops for parents at venues around Queensland. Read more ►
Available in Brisbane and Cairns. 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 ►
SEQ Host Provider Service
A service to children and adults diagnosed with ASD living in South East Queensland as part of the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services Your Life Your Choice (YLYC) Self-Directed Support Initiative. 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 16 -24 years. Read more ►
Teen Tech Shed | Brisbane
Teen 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. Cost is $550 (inc GST) per term.
Therapy and Education Support Services
Our expert staff with experience in ASD can provide assessment and intervention in areas including: communication, behaviour support, sensory processing, motor skills, play skills and more. These services are available through all Autism Queensland centres and statewide as individual face-to-face sessions at all our centres or via webconferencing, in your home, at early childhood settings, schools and other community settings. Group programs are also available. Please contact your nearest centre for more details. For other areas of Queensland please email.
- Speech & Language Pathology
- Occupational Therapy
- Education Support
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 ►