Achieve your goals at Autism SA

 

Check out our programs that are currently taking on new clients. To learn more please contact us on 1300 288 476 or email contactus@autismsa.org.au

 

Early years (3-5)

Early Childhood Support – NDIS

Help your child get the most out of their preschool environment and prepare them for a positive start to their school years.

Autism SA’s highly skilled and friendly Early Childhood Practitioners provide support to your family and your child’s educators (i.e. at childcare or kindergarten) to ensure your child gets the most out of their preschool environment.

Learn more about Early Childhood Support – NDIS

School Readiness Program

Prepare your child for school. Delivered by occupational therapists, speech pathologists, early childhood educators and allied health assistants, this group aims to support your child with school readiness skills such as:

  • Transitioning between activities and environments
  • Social engagement and positive play experiences with other children
  • Understanding their sensory preferences and the way their body processes information and regulates
  • Communicating with others including to make requests, protest, comment and share thoughts and ideas
  • Fun activities in preliteracy and fine motor skills
Learn more about School Readiness Program

Aquatic therapy

Aquatic Therapy Program supports children on the autism spectrum to work towards their individual goals, while helping them to develop social skills, functional skills, community engagement, play skills and much more — all while having lots of fun!

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School Years

Autism Inclusion Support

Empower your child to thrive in their learning environment. Autism inclusion support is a tailored therapeutic support provided by our team of highly skilled allied health professionals designed to empower autistic children aged 5–18 within their school or learning environment.

Learn more about Autism Inclusion Support

 

School Holiday Programs | July 2024

Therapy-based programs with a fun twist!

Our July School Holiday Program is out now.

  • LEGO® Club
  • MINECRAFT® Club
  • POKEMON® Club
  • Fidget Making Masterclass
  • On Your Marks, Get Set, School
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Aquatic therapy

Aquatic Therapy Program supports children on the autism spectrum to work towards their individual goals, while helping them to develop social skills, functional skills, community engagement, play skills and much more — all while having lots of fun!

Learn more about Aquatic therapy

 

All ages

Speech Pathology

Speech Pathologists support individuals who have a range of communication difficulties, including speaking, listening, understanding, using language and applying it in various contexts and environments for two-way communication,

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Occupational Therapy

We currently have vacancies for clients to come to our Tonsley or Elizabeth hubs for Occupational Therapy.

Learn more about Occupational Therapy

 

Positive Behaviour Support

Positive Behaviour Support aims to improve quality of life by decreasing behaviours of concern, teaching new skills, and creating environments that people can engage in activities that bring them joy.

Learn more about Positive Behaviour Support

 

Psychological Therapy

Autistic individuals of all ages can benefit from psychological therapy, with skill development and support in a range of areas such as emotional regulation, social and emotional wellbeing, stress and anxiety and so much more. 

Learn more about Psychological Therapy

 

Social Work

The Autism SA Social work team delivers unbiased and person-centred support to assist individuals and families in managing complexities in their environment and supports autistic individuals to meet their goals. 

Learn more about Social Work

 

Counselling

Counselling can help autistic individuals to gain new personal insight and understanding, bring relief from many different issues by providing an opportunity to express thoughts and feelings, and teach new ways of solving problems.

Learn more about Counselling

 

Supported Independent Living and Short Term Accommodation

 

We’re very proud of our Supported Independent Living (SIL) service and the tailored care we provide. We currently have capacity to take on new Supported Independent Living and Short Term Accommodation clients.

We are experienced in providing 24/7 support to autistic people with high and/or complex support needs. Our programs are designed with you and your family to ensure you live the life they choose.

Learn more about Supported Independent Living Learn more about Short Term Accommodation

 

Autism SA is accredited and registered as a provider through the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA). This means that you can pay for services at Autism SA with your NDIS funding, or you may pay yourself, through fee for service.