Big 4 Holiday parks - Big 4 have teamed up with Amaze to provide social scripts for holiday parks, an essential tool for people with Autism and their families to prepare for a holiday and travel.
Locations throughout Australia
Contact via Web Page
Royal Caribbean Cruise line - USA based cruise liner specialising in Autism friendly cruises.
Telephone - 1800 754 500
The Puzzle House - The Puzzle house is a not-for-profit charity, a group of parents with children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other interested people, who are working hard to obtain land and build a purpose built holiday house for people with ASD and their families. To contact Puzzle House please call Julie Lewis – Chairperson on the below number. Alternatively you can use the email address below.
Phone - (02) 49 565 141
JettProof - JettProof manufactures and supplies calming sensory clothing and undergarments to assist children and adults with Autism, Asperger's, Sensory Processing Disorder, Dyspraxia, Apraxia, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, ADHD and Anxiety.
Address Kahibah NSW 2290 Australia
Telephone - 1300 667 687
Kaiko fidgets - Discreet and noisless range of fidgets. FOR ADULTS & YOUTH ALIKE who struggle with fidgeting, anxiety, hair twirling, pen clicking, tapping, nail biting, picking, ADHD, ADD, ASD, learning & concentration difficulties or for those that want to keep their hands busy!
Contact Via online shop
Modibodi - Specialising in period proof underwear and swim wear.
contact via web page
My Burrow - MyBurrow is used by Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Teachers to help children stay calm and address MULTIPLE goals in one session. MyBurrow is unlike any other sensory tool on the market. It is SAFE as it is child initiated and controlled with a quick release safety feature. It is TOUGH for kid proof durability and group stretch capacity. It is FLEXIBLE with an adjustable panel tension and easy care storage.
Address - 16 Skipton Street, MacGregor, QLD 4109
Telephone: 0422 254 383
Red Blanket Co - Red Blanket Co make weighted lap pads and blankets in a range of sizes as well as a few other weighted products. All products are hand made to order.
Telephone - 0417 370 218
Contact via Facebook
Sensory Super Heros - Offering a range of Sensory resources and clothing.
Address - 2 Queensland locations. North Lakes & Warana.
Telephone - 0468 778 737
Shoes & Sox - Children's shoe stores with shops available Australia wide. Appointments available at quiet times to accommodate special needs for those with Sensory needs.
Contact and Locations Via Web Page
Telephone - (03)86711749
Sleep Instincts - The Weighted Blanket from Sleep Instincts has been specially engineered to optimise your sleep and energise your day. It has been specifically designed for Australian conditions, and is made from the highest quality materials.
Address - 49 Sherwood Rd, Toowong, QLD 4066
Telephone - (07) 30408096
Therapy blanket - Online store specialising in weighted blankets.
Contact via web page
Active Eight - Active Eight support young people with disabilities to activate and achieve their full social, emotional and physical potential. They offer programs in dance, drama, cheer club, tennis and many other sports.
Telephone - (07) 3871 3886
Bowl Patrol - Learn to bowl program ideal for kids aged 6 -12. 8 week program matching school terms. A safe and inclusive sport for children of all abilities.
Check Bowl Patrol for programs in you state.
Telephone - 0468 645 431
Bust a move dance - BAMD’s vision is that people of all abilities feel equal and powerful in the world. Providing a safe space for people of all abilities to independently create and express themselves and believe people of all abilities have a voice to make change.
Address - 11 Fairseat st, Brisbane 4000
Telephone - 0490197211
Chrystal Lee school of dance - Servicing the Moreton Bay Region, they offer many classes that are affordable, student orientated, friendly and taught by wonderful Teachers in a non-competitive environment. The focus is on the Students, and making sure that they are enjoying themselves, as well as reaching their full potential. Classes include Special needs Dance Class (Rhythm Works Integrative Dance Program)
Disabled surfers association - Disabled Surfers association aim to provide an inclusive experience for all people with any disability to experience the rush of riding a wave.
Telephone - 0422 209 583
Telephone- 0439 217 086
Inside outside dance - Inside Outside works with young people with disability, providing them with opportunities to learn a variety of dance styles and to receive on stage performance experiences. Locations
Telephone - 0428 330 640
Primal Influence - Some children need extra care and attention to help achieve optimum mental and physical well-being. Private Kids Coaching sessions are designed to help children increase self-esteem, confidence and body awareness as well as becoming fitter and improving their physical and mental capabilities.
This style of coaching is a great option for children who
Telephone- 0415 545 027
Pure dance performing arts - Pure Dance and Performing Arts Center believe dance should be accessible to people of all abilities, and through the Rhythm Works Integrative Dance program, they can change the brain and change lives.
Address - 12 Ferrier Rd, Narangba qld 4504
Telephone - (07) 3496 2496
Sailability - Sailability is a program at some sailing clubs that offers an additional level of support, an established network of volunteers, and equipment to assist people of all-abilities to get into sailing. It is an international program first introduced to Australia in the 1990’s, which has grown to being available in every state.
Sense Rugby - Sense rugby is a rugby based Occupational Therapy program designed to help kids who usually find it difficult to be part of a sports team.
Telephone - (07) 3821 3399
Excel Therapy Collective
Telephone - 0491 315 684
Kids & Community
Ph: (07) 5520 6214
What Works With Kids OT
All Abilities Driving School - All Abilities Driving school work with a range of occupational therapists and vehicle modifiers and would be happy to speak to your preferred provider. They are an NDIS rgistered driving school
Telephone - 0431 289 237
GPS Driving school - GPS Driving school are passionate about helping others with additional learning needs overcome their fear of driving and obtain a license. Their teaching strategies reflect a more specialist and in-depth approach to managing the extra steps needed to achieve success and drive safely.
Address - PO Box 177, Mount Nebo QLD 4520
Telephone - 0430 284 285
Street wise - Street wise are a Gold Coast family owned and operated business with kids of their own with special needs. They know the challenging journey of navigating appropriate, experience and reliable resources for your child.
Address - 3/41 Nerang Broadbeach Rd, Nerang 4211
Telephone - 07 5580 4439 OR 0417 548 159
Total Driver - Certified by VOSS and an NDIS registered service provider their revolutionary driving training, Total Driver, has a specialist vehicle and Certified Master Trainers to help you back on the road and up to speed, before you know it.
Address - Suite 17/42 Bundall Road, Bundall Qld.4217
Telephone - 1300 887 352
Autism camp Australia - Autism camp Australia aims to improve the health and well being of autistic young people and their families through the provision of accessible and supported respite-break camp experiences, therapies and life skills development. An opportunity for the whole family to have a holiday together.
Telephone - (02) 6684 9304.
Contact via web page
Ability Care - Ability Care provide quality of life for adults and children with an intellectual, physical and/or sensory disability through individualised services and programs . They teach and strengthen each person allowing them to live the life they want.
Address - 3912 Pacific Highway, Loganholme, QLD, 4129
Telephone - 1300 674 626
AEIOU - AEIOU supports children with autism to develop essential life skills, independence, confidence and inclusion.
Address - 3 Balaclava Street, Woolloongabba Qld 4102
Telephone - (07) 3320 7500
Aspergers centre - The Aspergers Centre provides clinical and non-clinical services including group for parents, youth, adults and a craft group.
Address 1/16 Yarraman Pl, Virginia QLD 4014
Telephone - (07) 3865 2911
Autism CRC - Autism CRC is the world’s first national, cooperative research effort focused on autism. Currently, they have 56 participant organisations and other partners based around Australia and internationally.
Address - The University of Queensland, Long Pocket Precinct, Level 3, Foxtail Building 80 Meiers Road, Indooroopilly Qld 4068
Telephone - (07) 3377 0600
Autism Hub and Reading centre - Queensland gov and autism hub and autism reading are separate services located at Woolloongabba in Brisbane. Both services support the needs of school leaders, teachers, parents and caregivers through a state-wide, cross-sector advisory model.
Address - 141 Merton Rd, Woolloongabba, Qld, 4102
Telephone - (07) 3328 6950
Autism Queensland - Queensland's most experienced provider of education and support for those with Autism.
Sunnybank Hills QLD 4109 (
Autism Spectrum Australia (ASPECT) - ASPECT are the largest service provider for people on the Autism spectrum.
Locations throughout Australia.
Telephone- 1800 277 328
I Can Network - The I CAN Network is an organisation that empowers people on the Autism Spectrum with an 'I CAN' attitude. Offering both in school programs and online mentoring groups.
contact via thier web page.
My Special Child - My special child was created to provide information, strategies and support to parents, carers and educators of children with additional needs, learning difficulties or behavioral challenges.
Contact Rebecca Perkins via web page
Nelle Francis, Asperger Child - Nelle Francis, Asperger Child are a leading provider of autism-specific programs, services and supports, that are flexible, effective and of high quality, to improve the lives and wellbeing of autistic individuals and their caregivers, across all ages and life stages.
Address - PO Box 399 GYMPIE Queensland 4570
Telephone - 07 5481 2754
Occupational Therapy Australia - If you are looking for a local occupational therapist in your region then OTA’s Find an OT directory lists occupational therapists working in private practice settings throughout Australia.
Sameview - Sameview have developed a solution that will support the coordination of care. The sameview app allows carers to track some of the most stressful parts of regular appointments against goals and milestones.
STEPS Autism Treehouse - Steps treehouse builds communities and connecting Sunshine coast families, children and young people with Autism.
Address - 78 Duporth Avenue, Maroochydore, QLD, 4558
Telephone - (07) 5409 9014
Mobile - 0448 965 779
Sue Larkey - Educator and Author, Sue Larkey is dedicated and passionate about her mission – to inspire parents and educators and teach them how to Make it a Success. Sue Larkey is uniquely positioned within the education system having taught both as a primary school teacher and a special education teacher. Sue has her online shop and regularly tours Australia.
Address - PO Box 20,Artarmon NSW 1570
Telephone - 0433 660 379
The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) - The NDIA is an independent statutory agency. Their role is to implement the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), which will support a better life for hundreds of thousands of Australians with a significant and permanent disability and their families and carers.
Telephone - 1800 800 110
Yellow Lady bugs - Yellow Ladybugs is an Autistic-led non-government organisation with strong bridges to the community. They are dedicated to the happiness, success and celebration of autistic girls and women.
Contact via web page
Equine Alliance - Equine Activities have been beneficial in working with, but not limited to, anxiety, depression, trauma, addictive behaviours, eating disorders, ADHD, grief and loss, PTSD, ASD, conduct disorders, attachment disorders, domestic violence.
Address - 79 Hunchy Rd, Palmwoods QLD 4555
Telephone - (07) 5457 3736
Equine Assisted therapy Australia - The Equine Assisted therapy Australia approach is to combine counselling, equine assisted therapy, art therapy, mindfulness practices, yogic philosophy and horsemanship to provide restorative retreats, individual sessions and training to support people with varying needs and from all walks of life.
Address - 309 Petsch Creek Rd, Tallebudgera Valley QLD 4228
Telephone - 0404 787 162
Equus Terra - Equus Terra believe that they can break every and any barrier which stands in the way of people with Autism/ADD/ADHD and anxiety to have a happier and healthier life.
Address - 272 Brisbane Corso, Yeronga QLD 4104
Telephone - 0402 961 428
Gale Flacongreen Equine Therapy - Gale is a qualified riding coach and a Certified Holistic Counselor. Specialising in, breath work, feel, mirroring, connection and non-verbal communication.
Address - 926 Bunya Rd, Draper QLD 4520
Telephone - 0411 264 060
Center for service therapy dogs Australia - The center for service and therapy dogs Australia (CSTDA) is focused on working with specifically trained dogs within mutually defined programs, to assist people to achieve predefined therapeutic and educational goals .
Telephone - 0458458541
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Natura Equine centre - Natura hosts Natura Holistic Life Centre who specialist services include: Equine Facilitated Therapies, Meditation, Teen Programs, Crystal Healing, and Reiki Therapy. They can cater to any special needs.
Address - 71 Coveys Rd, Tinbeerwah QLD 4563
Telephone - 0421 364 264
Zodiac Equine Therapy - Equine Therapy avail by appointment.
Address - 568 Plainby Douglas Rd, Goombungee QLD 4354
Telephone - (07) 4697 9588
My Time - MyTime groups are a supportive space for parents to feel understood and share ideas about managing a range of situations. A MyTime group is more than a playgroup, it's a place where parents can meet others in similar situations.
My Time is facilitated by the department of Social services.
Locations Nation Wide
Playconnect playgroups -
The PlayConnect Playgroups are facilitated playgroups specifically for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder for ages 0-6 years.
contact via web page
Leor - Leor offers alternative childcare options to a nanny or daycare centres, with flexible arrangements to work around both your needs and those of your child.
Telephone - 02 9051 0511
Brisbane airport - Airports are busy environments and for some people this can be a stressful experience, especially if you or someone with you has a disability such as autism that isn’t immediately obvious to airport staff. Hidden Disabilities is a program to assist those traveling with these hidden disabilities.
Movie World - Guests with any special needs should visit Guest Services upon arrival and the friendly team will provide assistance to assist in planning their day. Queue assist and special early opening times for guests with sensory issues.
Refer to their web page for days and accessibility links.
Gladstone Lions Park - The Gladstone Lions Park focuses on sensory engagement and is designed to encourage people of all abilities to play together.
Address - West Gladstone QLD 4683
Gold Coast Airport - The Gold Coast Airport have implemented a program to assist you on your journey. This program caters for adults, children and their families and friends, providing a way for you to pre-plan your journey or let our staff know you may need support.
Gold Coast Airport’s AmbassaPAW Program - This program engages volunteer therapy dogs to help alleviate the stress often associated with travelling. Feel free to stop in for a cuddle with the furriest members of our GCA Ambassador Team, Ranji and Gary.
Gary Shift Times: Monday, Wednesday and Friday (approx. 7:30am to 9:30am).
Ranji Shift Times: Tuesday and Thursday (approx.10:30am - 12:30pm).
Sea World - Sea World Offer a Sensory guide for your visit.
Address - Seaworld Drive, Main Beach
Gold Coast, Queensland 4217
Telephone - 13 33 86
Coles supermarkets - Quiet Hour provides a low sensory shopping experience by making changes in store, such as reducing noise and distractions, to help make a difference to customers who find it challenging to shop in a heightened sensory environment.
See Coles web site for participating stores and times.