Autism Spectrum Australia

Our early intervention specialists

Our early intervention services are delivered by a range of allied health professionals

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Our early intervention services are delivered by a range of allied health professionals who work together to provide intervention services to young children with autism and other disabilities. Our specialist practitioners share a commitment to work collaboratively with each other, with your child and family and other community service providers to develop and deliver individualised services that are appropriate to your needs:

Speech Pathologists

Occupational Therapists

Psychologists

Early childhood Intervention teachers

Speech pathologists
Our speech pathologists assess and treat children who have difficulties with communication. The speech pathologist will work with you to design a customised intervention program that best meets the communication needs of your child with autism.

The intervention aims to develop your child’s language, social communication and play skills. Our speech pathologists can also provide useful information, guidance and resources to assist in promoting your child’s development of communication skills and increase their understanding of language.
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Occupational therapists
Our occupational therapists assist children to overcome challenges with self-care and everyday activities, the management of sensory sensitivities and coordination difficulties experienced by children with autism and other disabilities.

Our occupational therapists will work with you to develop a personalised program that addresses your child’s daily living needs in order to gain independence.
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Psychologists
Our psychologists help families and carers to manage behaviours, help children to develop skills to improve their social interaction and assist in regulating emotions.

Our psychologists will work with you to gain a greater understanding of your child’s needs and the way they think, feel and behave.

Our psychologists will help you to develop and implement a plan to assist with positively managing your child’s behaviour, help your child manage their own emotional difficulties and help your child to develop self-regulation and social skills.
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Early childhood intervention teachers
Our specialist teachers have a strong knowledge base across all areas of child development and learning. The early childhood intervention teachers focus interventions on child participation in activities, experiences and opportunities in daily life.

They may work individually with your child or design and deliver specific group program for young children with autism and other disabilities.

Our teachers are also able to work with you in your home or community setting to develop and implemented a strategy to support your child’s participation in family and community life.

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Our early intervention specialists