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

Group Programs

 

EmployREADY 

This is a six-week work-readiness program for adults on the autism spectrum who are interested in learning more about how they can prepare for meaningful employment. Participants will learn to develop skills that will enable them to independently navigate successful job searches and ultimately access employment. 

This program is delivered at Autism Queensland Sunnybank Hills.

Program dates:
  • ​Thursday 7 May - Friday 11 June I Sessions held weekly (Thursdays) 9.00 am - 11.00 am

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Make a Meal of It | Brisbane

A facilitated group activity program to help individuals build capacity for an independent life. This is a 10-week program for adults on the autism spectrum that aims to help develop independence and daily living skills through activities including cooking, budgeting, shopping and social participation. 

This program is delivered at Autism Queensland Sunnybank Hills.

Program dates:
  • Tuesday 21 April - Tuesday 23 June I Sessions held weekly (Tuesday) 9.30am-12.30pm

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PEERS® Social Skills Group for Adults | Brisbane

PEERS® for Young Adults is an evidence-based social skills intervention for motivated young adults aged 18-38 years who are interested in learning skills to make and keep friends and develop romantic relationships. Individuals can choose a 10 or 20-week program depending on their goals. (This internationally acclaimed program was originally developed at UCLA by PEERS® Clinic Founding Director, Dr Elizabeth Laugeson.)

This program is delivered from Toombul Shire Hall, Nundah.

Program Dates:
  • Thursday 23 April - Thursday 25 June (Weeks 1 - 10) | Sessions held weekly (Thursdays) 12.30 pm - 2.30 pm
  • Thursday 16 July - Thursday 17 September (Week 11 - 20) | Sessions held weekly (Thursdays) 12.30 pm - 2.30 pm

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Recreation Group| Brisbane 

This group for independent adults on the spectrum between the ages of 18-30 years meets every second Friday evening. The semi-structured environment of the group encourages interaction, communication and fun while helping improve social life and enhance social skills. Participants must be able to function without one on one support and get themselves to and from the venues. (Waitlist applies.)

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Studio G | Brisbane, Gold Coast & Mackay

Studio G is a digital media program for young adults on the autism spectrum. Participants are supported and assisted by mentors to pursue projects in game development, coding, animation, short film making, photography, music, and creative writing. It aims to see these young adults build social skills, a sense of inclusion, and confidence in their own potential to achieve goals through completing projects, as well as supporting them to transition into paid work, volunteering or further education. 

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Travel Training | Brisbane

A 10-week program for individuals interested in learning more about public transport or who would like to start catching the train or bus. During the program, participants will learn how to plan a journey, etiquette and safety, back-up plans, and how to cope with the unexpected. 

This program is delivered from the Autism Hub, Woolloongabba. 

Program dates:
  • Tuesday 28 January - Tuesday 31 March | Sessions held weekly (Tuesday) 9.00am-12.00pm

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The Hangout

A program for adults 18+ years who are interested in connecting with others and developing the skills needed for an independent and healthy life. The Hangout is supported by autism specialists and mentors. Each participant will receive an individual goal setting session before the program commences to identify their needs and goals. This program runs twice weekly for 3 hours in 10-week blocks. Individuals will:

  • Meet new people and practice conversation
  • Organise group outings and learn about social safety
  • Learn about food, budget and plan outings to eateries
  • Play board games and more...

This program is delivered at Autism Queensland & Toombul Shire Hall, Nundah. 

Program dates: 
Toombul Shire Hall, Nundah
  • Wednesday 22 April - Friday 26 June | Sessions held weekly (Wednesdays & Fridays) 1.30 pm - 4.30 pm 
Autism Queensland Sunnybank Hills
  • Tuesday 21 April - Thursday 25 June | Sessions held weekly ( Tuesdays & Thursdays) 1.00 pm - 4.00 pm 

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For more information:
P. 07 3273 0000
E. customerservice@autismqld.com.au