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

School Holiday Programs

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Cool Conversations Social Skills Program (8-12 years) & (13-16 years)

A short-term program to help children and teenagers with conversation and social skills. Participants attend for two hours daily over a week (10 hours total). We can help your child build strategies to develop their conversation skills in a safe, welcoming and fun group environment with a maximum of six children (minimum numbers apply). This program has been developed specifically to assist children in this age group and is led by our therapists and/or teachers. 

Program dates:

Autism Queensland Sunnybank Hills 
Monday 14 January - Friday 18 January 2019 | 8-11 years group, 9.30am - 11.30am each day; 12-16 years, 1pm-3pm each day.
Monday 8 April - Friday 12 April 2019 | 9.00am - 11.00am each day.

Autism Queensland Brighton
Monday 7 January - Friday 11 January 2019 | 8-12 years group, 9am-11am each day; 13-16 years group, 1.30pm-3.30pm each day.
Monday 8 April - Friday 12 April 2019 | 9am-11am each day.

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Dissco Dance

Developing Independence, Social Success & Communication (DISSCO) is for children & adolescents aged 8-14 years. Running over a week, we use the motivating mediums of dance, craft and conversation to help your child achieve their friendship goals. Led by Autism Queensland's occupational therapists, DISSCO Dance uses research-based methods to facilitate growth in a range of areas including understanding emotions, making friends, developing confidence, understanding group dynamics, using movement as a positive expression. This program includes an individual assessment and goal setting session on Day one, and four daily group sessions. (Age appropriate groupings and minimum numbers will apply.) 

The Autism Hub, Woolloongabba
Monday 17 December - Friday 21 December 2019 | 9.30am - 11.30am 

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Fun, Friends & Feelings 

This is a week-long, small group session for children aged 5–7 years and their parents. Activities focus on using the group environment to teach and reinforce a range of social skills including self-care, coping with stress and frustration, communicating and making friends. The program runs for 2.5 hours daily. Developed and delivered by our team of speech pathologists, occupational therapists and special educators.

Autism Queensland Sunnybank Hills 
Monday 7 January - Friday 11 January 2019 | 9.00am - 11.30am each day
Monday 8 April - Friday 12 April 2019 | 9.00am - 11.30am each day

Autism Queensland Brighton
Monday 14 January - Friday 18 January 2019 | 9.00am - 11.30am each day
Monday 8 April - Friday 12 April 2019 | 9.00am - 11.30am each day

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Holiday Programs

Available at our Sunnybank Hills and Brighton centres. Activities are tailored to cater for the different ages and abilities of children with ASD. (Please note places are limited and fees apply.) For more information please email customerservice@autismqld.com.au.


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Fun, Friends & Feelings 

This is a week-long, small group session for children aged 5–7 years and their parents. Activities focus on using the group environment to teach and reinforce a range of social skills including self-care, coping with stress and frustration, communicating and making friends. The program runs for 2.5 hours daily. Developed and delivered by our team of speech pathologists, occupational therapists and special educators. (Please note this program is not available in Mackay.)

For more information including costs please contact your nearest centre