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Services for Young Children

Autism Queensland provides a range of services to assist young children on the autism spectrum, their families and the professionals who support them.

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For parents, carers & family members

Targeted programs and supports for young children on the autism spectrum and their families.

Allied Health & Diagnostic Assessment Services

Comprehensive diagnostic assessments for ASD in children are available in Brisbane, Mackay & Cairns. These assessments are an integral part of the diagnostic process. Read more.

Behaviour Support Services

Individualised strategies for people with disability to reduce the occurrence and impact of behaviours of concern. Read more.

Circle of Security Program™

A parenting program is based on decades of research about how secure parent-child relationships can be supported and strengthened. We are currently taking expressions of interest for this service in Cairns only. Dates for this program are TBD. More information here.

EarlyAQtion Early Childhood Services

Early diagnosis followed by structured, individualised therapy and supports can make a significant difference in the lives of young children on the autism spectrum. Autism Queensland’s therapy and education professionals deliver early childhood services statewide from our centres in Brisbane, Gladstone, Rockhampton, Mackay and Cairns. Read more.

Early Days Workshops

Early Days is a national program funded by the Department of Social Services, Australian Government. These FREE workshops are for parents and other family members of young children (0-6 years) who are on the autism spectrum. They are also suitable for parents who have concerns about their child. Read more.


Developed and delivered by our team of therapy and education professionals with expertise in autism, groups focus on key elements including behaviour, developmental and social skills and family-based interventions to meet the needs of children and their families. Read more.

Individual Therapy

Speech Pathology and Occupational Therapy services for individuals of all ages. Psychology services are also available at some centres. Read more.

Support Coordination 

Autism Queensland is registered to provide support connection and coordination of supports to NDIS participants who have provision for this service in their NDIS plan. Read more.



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For organisations & professionals

Following are a range of our services for organisations and professionals working with/supporting young children on the autism spectrum.

Autism Consultant Service

An autism consultant based at your centre to provide on-going flexible support to your centre and attending children who are on the spectrum. Download flyer.

Groups for your children on the autism spectrum

These groups are developed in collaboration with your early childhood team to meet the needs of the children on the autism spectrum attending your centre such as learning to play, school readiness, etc.
Email for more information.

‘Include’ Consultant Service

Available for early childhood settings seeking individualised support from a consultant with expertise in supporting success for children, families and staff. Download a flyer or  Request service.

Individual support for children on the autism spectrum

Targeted supports addressing developmental and independence skills such as communication, toileting, eating and drinking, etc.
Email for more information.

Professional Development

Autism Queensland delivers autism-specific workshops, webinars and specialised training services. Read more.

Specialist & Diagnostic Assessments

Comprehensive diagnostic assessments for ASD in children, adolescents/adults. These assessments are an integral part of the diagnostic process. Read more.

Targeted, short-term staff support

We can provide assistance with:

  • Individual Planning
  • Positive Behaviour Support Plans and behaviour interventions
  • Development of Transition Plans
  • Designing and implementation of environmental and curriculum adjustments
  • Coaching and mentoring.

Email for more information.