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Family Support & Social Groups

Asperger's Parents/Guardians/Carers Gold Coast Support Group

Meets monthly at 11th Ave Community Space, 26 Eleventh Ave, Palm Beach.
E: aspergersgc@outlook.com
P: 0434 547 909

Asperger Services Australia

Support for parents, carers, families, individuals, service providers and professionals.
Includes a Youth Support Group & Adult Support Group.
www.asperger.asn.au
PO Box 159 Virginia QLD 4034

Autism Sunshine Coast

Claire Gilmour
P. 0459 955 300
E. hello@socialstudio.com.au

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Ayr ASD Support Group

Anita Julyan
P. 07 4782 1123
E. anitaandduncs@westnet.com.au
PO Box 140 Home Hill QLD 4806

Brisbane's West Autism Network

A closed Facebook group for Carers, families of children and adults with autism living in Brisbane’s West. We have regular dinners, coffee catch-ups and Park Play events for our group.

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Bowen ASD Support Group

Meet first Saturday of every month @ Cooinda Family Centre, 20 Williams Street.
Nadia Todd
P. 07 4785 2812 or 0408 159 502
E. nadiatodd1@hotmail.com
PO Box 469, Bowen QLD 4805.

Cairns Special Needs Community

A closed Facebook group for families and carers to connect with Autism and other Special Needs Families.

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Cairns Peer Support Group for Adults

A group for adults with autism living in the Cairns region.
Robert Craig
E. autism.united.cairns@gmail.com

Central Highlands ASD Parent Support Group

Meet last Friday of the month 10.30 am at Borilla Kindergarten, Cnr Borilla & Loch Streets, Emerald.
Jenny Finlay
P. 07 4982 4734
E. director@borillakindy.com.au
PO Box 1564, Emerald QLD 4720

Gailes ASD Support Group

For parents/guardians of children on the autism spectrum. This group is run by parents for parents.
Meets every second Wednesday during school terms.
Gailes Community House, 30 Karina Street, Gailes, 12.30pm-1.30pm.

Leanne
P. 3879 3004
E. office@gailescommunityhouse.com.au

Gold Coast ASD Support Group

Meet first Wednesday of the month 10am–12pm and 3rd Wednesday of the month 7pm- 9pm (except school holidays).
E. admin@autismgoldcoast.com.au
www.autismgoldcoast.com.au
PO Box 2272, Burleigh Heads QLD 4220

Hervey Bay Parents Supporting Parents

A networking group for parents of medically ill or children with disability requiring ongoing care or treatment living in the Hervey Bay region.
Meets fortnightly (commencing 11/01/2017). Community Centre, 22 Charles Street, Pialba, 9am-11am.
E. pspfrasercoast@hotmail.com

Mackay Autism Support Group

Meet third Tuesday every month (during school terms)
Letitia Daveson
P. 07 4816 9222
E. autismmackay@gmail.com

Maryborough ASD Support Group

Daytime group: 9.30am-11am, third Thursday of each month (children welcome at this group)
Evening group: 7.30pm-9.00pm, first Thursday of each month.
Group meets at the Oasis Room, Maryborough Baptist Church, 168 Fort St, Maryborough.
Denise Hughes
P. 0407 644590
E. denise_hughes77@hotmail.com

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Moreton Bay Region Autism Support Group

A closed Facebook group for Carers, families of children, and adults with autism living in Caboolture, Redcliffe, Pine Rivers and surrounds.

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Out & About Art

Brisbane-based group offering free art activities for older kids and teenagers with social challenges, special needs or anyone who enjoys getting outdoors and being creative together.

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South Burnett Autism Support Group

Meets the second Friday of each month, 7pm, Salvation Army Hall, 107-109 Kingaroy Street, Kingaroy.

Jenny Lutz                                                                        
P. 07 4164 1107
E. jenny.lutz61@gmail. com

Aspie Group (children & young adults)
Stacey Palmer
P. 0407 157 427
E. stacey6t9@gmail.com

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The Next Door Social (Brisbane)

A weekly, social community event for neurodivergent people. The event is centred around playing games while learning the unwritten rule of social relationships in a safe, positive and collaborative environment.

Every Friday from 5pm, Ithaca Hall, Red Hill

Kathleen West
E. autismjourneyguide@gmail.com

Sebastien Hetzel
E. sebastien@nextdoorsupport.com.au

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Townsville & Surrounding Areas - North Queensland Autism Support Group

Meet first Saturday of the month 10am @ NQCES Community Hut, Hodges Street.
Gwenyth Cutler
P. 07 4774 0637
E. gwenyth.cutler@bigpond.com or secretary@nqasg.org.au
PO Box 1659, Aitkenvale, 4814

NB. The information on this page is provided to Autism Queensland by the groups. 

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