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School Program

Autism SA provides support to schools for students on the autism spectrum through Specialised Support Services.

The Metropolitan region is serviced as per government boundaries. Each metropolitan region team consists of an ASD Consultants and ASD Facilitators, who provide support in educational settings. ASD Consultants are assigned to Greater Adelaide and Outreach Regions.

This service includes:

  • General Consultancy: Assessment of current needs

Experienced and qualified ASD Consultants with expertise in the autism spectrum provide advice and strategies in collaboration with schools to determine developmental priorities. Recommendations are then made to support individuals on the autism spectrum within the educational setting.

  • Intensive Consultancy and individual support

Skilled ASD Facilitators implement specific skill building programs recommended by the ASD Consultant to address the immediate priorities for students on the spectrum.

Below are some examples of individualised programs for students on the spectrum addressing developmental priority areas:

  • Sensory concerns
  • Coping Behaviours
  • Self-Regulation of emotions
  • Anxiety
  • Using visual schedules
  • Organisation
  • Coping with change
  • Taking care of myself
  • Social success

To submit a Request for Services for a Group Setting, please click here.

To submit a Request for Services for an Individual, please click here.

It is highly recommended that you print a copy of the request before pressing submit.

Please note: We are currently experiencing a large volume of requests for services in the north and south regions. The consultant for your allocated region will be in contact with you as soon as possible. If you have a matter which is urgent please contact the consultant for your region on the details shown or contact Infoline on 1300 288 476.

For information on looking for a suitable school for your child please download our 'Work Through The School Maze' document.

For further information, please contact the Autism SA Infoline on 1300 288 476.