Services Back On-Site

The 5-day lockdown is over and from Thursday 18 February all services have returned to our centres at Irabina.

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Symposium on Severe Behaviours of Concern

Back by popular demand, join the industry experts on 25 February at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre to discuss Severe Behaviours of Concern and how we can improve our understanding and support for those children affected.

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Workshop Schedule for 2021 Announced!

Learn from Irabina’s expert clinicians at workshops held in Bayswater, Pakenham and Bundoora. Improve your understanding of autism to better support children and young people. For parents, carers and professionals.

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What is Telehealth?

Telehealth is Irabina’s platform for delivering supports and therapy sessions online. With Telehealth, you can hear, see and talk to your clinician from the safety and convenience of your own home

Find out more

Come and work with us!

We’re seeking passionate, innovative and caring people to join our amazing team and help support children, young people and families affected by autism.

Learn more

Specialised Autism Specific Clinicians

Our highly trained, expert staff of behaviour specialists, allied health professionals and educators provide a full suite of services that work with you and your family to provide life changing support.

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Safety and Behaviour Response (SABR) Program

Find out more about Irabina’s Safety and Behaviour Response (SABR) program and upcoming training sessions.

Read More

Services Back On-Site

The 5-day lockdown is over and from Thursday 18 February all services have returned to our centres at Irabina.

More Information

Symposium on Severe Behaviours of Concern

Back by popular demand, join the industry experts on 25 February at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre to discuss Severe Behaviours of Concern and how we can improve our understanding and support for those children affected.

Book Now

Workshop Schedule for 2021 Announced!

Learn from Irabina’s expert clinicians at workshops held in Bayswater, Pakenham and Bundoora. Improve your understanding of autism to better support children and young people. For parents, carers and professionals.

Learn More

What is Telehealth?

Telehealth is Irabina’s platform for delivering supports and therapy sessions online. With Telehealth, you can hear, see and talk to your clinician from the safety and convenience of your own home

Find out more

Come and work with us!

We’re seeking passionate, innovative and caring people to join our amazing team and help support children, young people and families affected by autism.

Learn more

Specialised Autism Specific Clinicians

Our highly trained, expert staff of behaviour specialists, allied health professionals and educators provide a full suite of services that work with you and your family to provide life changing support.

READ MORE

Safety and Behaviour Response (SABR) Program

Find out more about Irabina’s Safety and Behaviour Response (SABR) program and upcoming training sessions.

Read More

Irabina Autism Services

Irabina is Australia’s largest paediatric Autism specific service provider. We will not turn anybody away and have the only severe behaviour program in the Asia Pacific region catering for those most severely affected by Autism. We provide every Autism specific service to all children that need it and can deliver services in your home, school, kindergarten, online via telehealth or at one of our three sites across Melbourne.

Registered Charity Irabina is a registered NDIS provider and a registered charity with the ACNC. Our mission is to provide wrap-around support and education to everyone affected by autism – children, siblings, parents, carers and other professionals – irrespective of severity. We won’t turn anyone away.

Australia’s Autism Centre of Excellence

Every young person has the right to experience their own success and live an independent life.

Over 50 years we have grown into the biggest and most well established paediatric autism provider in Australia. By providing all Autism services in one place, we can deliver programs that are flexible and tailored to your needs. Our transdisciplinary team are experts in delivering care for all children and young people with Autism, irrespective of severity and including those who experience the most acute behaviours related to Autism.

We provide support for all levels of Autism and will never turn away any child or young person.

Upcoming Workshops

23/02/2021

Challenging Behaviours in Daily Life (Bayswater)

Learn about autism in children and improve your understanding of complex behaviours in a variety of settings

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09/03/2021

Social Skills and Autism (Bundoora)

We explore social and conversational communication and the difficulties it can present for children with autism

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22/03/2021

Severe Behaviour Workshop (Pakenham)

This theory-based workshop will explore Behaviours of Concern in children and how to safely manage them

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23/03/2021

Self-Stimulatory Behaviour (Bayswater)

Commonly misunderstood, learn to identify, understand and intervene (when suitable) for children displaying stimming

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29/03/2021

SABR Practical Training (Pakenham)

This practical workshop will provide physical training for responding safely to severe Behaviours of Concern in children

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30/03/2021

Anxiety and Autism (Bayswater)

Explore the common condition of anxiety and its effect on children and young people with autism

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20/04/2021

Sensory Processing in Children with Autism (Pakenham)

Explore the sensory system and how it can impact a child's behaviour and their interactions with the world around them

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22/04/2021

Introduction to AAC (Bayswater)

Introduces the concept of Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and covers a broad range of associated topics

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27/04/2021

Supporting Communication (Bayswater)

Learn to understand and support children with autism who may face a variety of vastly different communication challenges

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10/05/2021

Severe Behaviour Workshop (Bayswater)

This theory-based workshop will explore Behaviours of Concern in children and how to safely manage them

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News

Interview with Dr Erin Leif

Dr Erin Leif chats about how we can support children and families affected by severe behaviours of concern Read More

VR Project

We're bringing VR to Irabina in an exciting new pilot project Read More

Playground Puzzle Book

Check out this special playground-themed activity book that you can print out at home Read More

Stud Road Update

Check out the latest update for Irabina's new site on Stud Road in Bayswater Read More

Irabina in Documentary from 1979

Watch a video of Irabina from back in 1979, clipped from a documentary produced by filmmaker Ivan Gaal Read More

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