Live your best life possible, love what you do!

Our Therapy and Clinical Services Team are experts in Autism, and we continually update our expertise through our International and National Partnerships to ensure Peer Reviewed, Evidence-Based Practices. We are a dedicated team deeply committed to enhancing the quality of life of every individual with Autism from early childhood through to adulthood, passionately supporting them to live their best life possible.

Our Specialist Clinical Team is made up of a multidisciplinary team of experts, so Therapists work collaboratively with other Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Psychologists, Early Childhood Teachers, Positive Behaviour Support Practitioners and Specialist Therapy Support staff.

If you are looking for a career you love while making a difference in the lives of people with Autism, look no further.

Join our Therapy Team now!

You Will Love What You Do, Here Is Why!


Love your team

You will be welcomed by a positive work environment where team members are genuinely kind, passionate people and Managers are approachable and dedicated to seeing you succeed in your role.


Make an impact

You will be working directly with individuals with Autism and their families to help them live their best life possible. You will also have opportunities to travel regionally and support individuals and families in remote areas.


Grow your career

You will have opportunities to follow your passions and shape your own career pathway within the organisation. Choose your preferred age group; Early Intervention, School-Age Therapy, or Adult Therapy. You will also have the opportunity to work with our specialist teams including Positive Behaviour Support, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, specialist Mealtimes, P.E.E.R.S and KONTAKT social skills programs.


Expand your mind

You will have access to over 100 hours of extensive training, growth and development opportunities based on your passions, specialising in Autism and being up to date on the latest evidence-based best practice. 



You will have the option for flexible school and part-time hours as well as the opportunity to work across a range of locations.



Be generously remunerated

You will receive a competitive salary that reflects your skills and experience with access to substantial salary packaging options.



Interested joining our Therapy and Clinical Services team? Find out more about why you will love it here

Join our Therapist Graduate Program!

Our Therapist Graduate Program is for Occupational Therapy and Speech Pathology students who are in their final year of studying to join our supportive Therapist Gradate Program!

Here’s some of the reasons why you’ll love our Graduate Program:

  • Specialist Autism training and development 
  • Up to 6 months of mentoring, coaching and supervision prior to graduating 
  • Clinical supervision to support your SPA or AHPRA registration
  • Opportunities for specialist skills development 
  • A career progression pathway based on your interests and passions 
  • Flexibility to fit your university schedule and work across a range of locations 
  • Generous remuneration with a competitive salary and salary packaging options 
  • And much more!

Email Graduate@autism.org.au to find out more.

Hear From the Team

Working at the Association provides me with the opportunity to develop specialist skills within the discipline as well as grow in all areas of Speech Pathology specific to Autism. I have been able to solidify assessments of speech and language for early and school age individuals, develop specialist skills in AAC assessment, prescription and implementation, and work within mealtime management. Autism comes with such diversity and the rewards clinically, professionally and personally are limitless.

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Elle, TASTEE Team Leader

What an absolute privilege and honour it is to be able to work with the most incredible children and their families, to make a difference not only in their lives today, tomorrow but for their bright futures ahead. I love being part of the Autism Association family.

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Themia, Inclusion Leader Early Intervention

I love my job because I get to make a difference in people’s lives where it matters to them the most – in their homes, schools, and communities. I feel like I’m still learning every day, but get heaps of opportunities to share my knowledge and skills to help others learn and grow in this space together. Our team is so much fun to work with, and it’s awesome to share that energy and passion for helping improve the lives of others every day.

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Alexander, Manager Positive Behaviour Support

It has been an incredible journey working across many teams over the years; learning from the children, families and colleagues and growing as a clinician. I have enjoyed every moment and look forward to the years ahead.

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Su Ann, Senior Speech Pathologist

I started at the Autism Association 9 years ago as an Occupational Therapist in the Therapy and Clinical Services Team. I have been so lucky over the years to have been given so many opportunities to learn, grow and progress in my role and am now proud to be a part of the leadership team. I love the opportunity to work within an inspiring team of professionals who are passionate to change the lives of people with Autism. I have also loved the opportunity to participate in diverse and innovative projects which really make a difference in our community.

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Mat, Manager School Age Therapy
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