Services for school-aged children
Autism Queensland Rockhampton provides specialist programs for school-aged children on the autism spectrum living in Rockhampton, Emerald and surrounding areas.
Please click here for information about our services for younger children.
Lego is often a motivating activity for children and is used as a tool to teach social and communication skills in this 10 week, small group program for children aged 7-12 years. Children who do not have a diagnosis but have challenges with social and communications skills are welcome to attend this group.
A short-term program for children aged 8-12 & 13-16 to help with conversation and social skills. Available during school holidays, sessions run for two hours each day for a week-long program.
A program for children aged 8-10 years with ASD that aims to help them have positive experiences with food and learn mealtime routines and cues while decreasing resistance to touching, tasting and swallowing food. Delivered during school terms.
Secret Agent Society (SAS) Social Skills Program
A revolutionary social skills program for children aged 8-12 years with social and emotional challenges. The Secret Agent Society (SAS) social skills program creates a fun, non-threatening environment in which children can learn the skills they need to become happy, well-adjusted and valued members of our society. This flexible program helps parents and professionals to improve children's emotional understanding and social skills.
For information about our services for younger children please click here.
Autism Queensland Rockhampton
The John Villiers Centre of Excellence
373 Lakes Creek Road, Koongal
P. 07 4923 4800
This service was made possible thanks to the financial support of The John Villiers Trust, in conjunction with funding provided by Department of Communities - Disability Services. John Villiers was a lifelong member of Autism Queensland and emphasised the importance of accessibility of services in Central Queensland.
Autism Queensland is a registered provider of NDIS supports.