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Professional Development & Parent Education


Autism Queensland delivers autism-focussed workshops, webinars, and specialised training services for a range of audiences including:

  • Parents & Carers
  • Therapists
  • Educators
  • Teacher Aides &/or School Officers
  • Lifestyle Support Workers
  • OHSC & Vacation Care staff
  • Disability Employment Consultants and others.

Our professional learning and development facilitators present a range of workshops across Queensland on topics including, Understanding ASD, Behaviour Success with Young Children, Core Strategies for OHSC & Vacation Care, Developing Inclusive Strategies, and others.

Please note: NDIS Funding can be used if applicable.

Autism Queensland webinars and workshops are:

  • Practical & easy to understand
  • Available in a variety of formats
  • Drawn from current & evidence-based practice
  • Provide opportunities for case discussions.

Professional Learning & Development Terms & Conditions

Cancellation of Advertised Workshops and Courses by Autism Queensland
  • Autism Queensland makes every attempt to ensure that workshops proceed as outlined.
  • We reserve the right to alter any arrangements, including cancellation of a workshop, substitution of presenters, change of venue, if required.
  • Registered participants will be notified as soon as possible should there be a cancellation, and all monies will be refunded.

Participant Cancellation
  • Cancellation of registration by the participant up to 10 working days prior to the scheduled date of workshops and courses will forfeit 50% of the cost.
  • Cancellations up to one month prior to the date of an individually tailored service (“We Come to You”) will forfeit 10% of the cost.
  • Cancellations up to 10 working days prior for the above will forfeit 50% of the cost.
  • Where any non-refundable travel costs have been incurred by Autism Queensland, these costs will be borne by the registered participant/s.
  • Transfers of payments are only possible for workshops run in the same school term and when 10 working days notification is given.

Payment details
  • Bookings are not confirmed until full payment has been received.
  • Early bird payments must be received by Autism Queensland by the early bird date otherwise the standard rate is charged.
Early Days

Our facilitators also deliver Early Days Workshops in Queensland on behalf of the Australian Government Department of Social Services. These free workshops are for parents & carers of young children (0-6 years) with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder, or who have concerns about their child.

Specialised Learning

Did you know our professional learning team can come to you? These workshops can be tailored to meet your needs and delivered at a range of venues. They provide attendees with the opportunity to discuss the complexities of autism in detail and offer practical, strength-based ideas that can be applied immediately.

For more information:

Early Years Connect

Autism Queensland was a proud partner with Early Childhood Australia and C&K in Early Years Connect, a professional development package funded and supported by the Queensland Government and designed to support early childhood education and care (ECEC) educators working with children with complex additional needs.

Autism and Mental Health Services Project

Autism-specific training for mainstream mental health professionals and general practitioners.

Receive updates

We can email you updates about our scheduled workshops and other professional learning events.

For more information on professional development, parent education, or other learning opportunities with Autism Queensland: