News & Media

Meet: Rainie Zenith

We recently caught up with Rainie Zenith - a musician and author who was diagnosed with autism late in life. Read More

Irabina’s New Pakenham Site

We can’t tell you how excited we are to have officially moved into our new Pakenham site! Read More

World Kindness Day

World Kindness Day is an international holiday that was formed in 1998, to promote kindness throughout the world. Read More

Rakjov – Toy Donation

The Irabina team would like to send out a huge thank you to Rajkov for donating these lovely toys! Read More

We Eat Together – Free School Holiday Program

We have spots available in this exciting new program! Read More

Jakes Story Part 2 – A Community Support Update

Our Community Support Team helped Jake and his parents access their local swimming center. Here's Jake's story. Read More

Jakes Story – A Community Support Success

Our Community Support Team helped Jake and his parents access their local swimming center. Here's Jake's story. Read More

World Autism Awareness Day – Share Your Story

Today is World Autism Awareness Day and the beginning of Autism Awareness Month, but we know that working to... Read More

Benjamin VanHook on supporting autistic individuals in education and the workplace

Ben's story is the first in our series of profiles on autistic individuals from all around the world. Read More

Senate Inquiry on Autism

This week has been a big one for the autism community with the Australian Government releasing... Read More

Together we Achieve

Irabina is honoured to be chosen by Mott MacDonald’s Victorian Social Responsibility Committee, as one of... Read More

Microsoft Teams for Telehealth

We would like to inform you that we will be moving from Zoom to Microsoft Teams. Read More

$5 Tickets! Irabina’s 2021 End of Year Raffle

Win a table-tennis table, $250 Springfree voucher, scooter and more! Ends 20th December. Read More

Halloween Dress Up Day 2021

Join us on Friday 29th October for our Halloween Dress Up Day! Read More

Early Days Free Workshops

A series of FREE workshops focused on parents and carers of autistic children aged 0-6. Read More

Organisation Update – CEO

Organisation Update - CEO Read More

Symposium on Severe Behaviours of Concern

See Beethoven 5 at MSO

See a relaxed performance of Beethoven 5 Read More

Footy Stars Program 2021

It's a wrap for 2021! Our Footy Stars laced up their boots enjoyed their final skills session. Read More

Thanks Vuly!

Thanks to Vuly we have a new swingset. Vuly provide great gear for kids, including balance bikes and ride on cars Read More

Madeline’s Story

Madeline was three years old when she came to Irabina, and this is her story. Read More

Stud Road Moving-in Date

We're commencing services at our new centre on Stud Road on 7 June 2021 Read More

Peter and the Wolf at MSO

See a relaxed performance of Peter and the Wolf Read More

Mothers Day 2021

This May is all about our Mums, carers and special people here at Irabina. Read More

Messages for World Autism Awareness Month 2021

Read and watch the inspirational and heartwarming messages received during World Autism Awareness Week Read More

World Autism Awareness Week 2021

This World Autism Awareness Week we're celebrating our incredible autism community online and at our centres Read More

Stud Road March Update

We've got more photos from our new site current under construction on Stud Road! Read More

Autumn Leaf Activities for Kids

Check out these five fun autumn activities that you can do at home with your family Read More

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

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

Tim Sharp Recognised in Aspire Awards

We were proud to see Tim Sharp recognised for his Contribution to the Arts in the Aspire Awards Read More

Interview with Hugh van Cuylenberg

Hugh van Cuylenberg, co-founder of The Resilience Project, chats with Deb Goldfinch Read More

Stud Road Sneak Peek

Take a sneak peek at our plans for the new Bayswater centre on Stud Road Read More

Four Tips for Fussy Eaters

Irabina Dietitian Louisa Li shares her tips for getting your fussy eater to try more foods Read More

Feeding Clinic Testimonial

Learn how this Irabina mum helped her son to rediscover joy in meal times with the feeding program. Read More

The Sensory Lifestyle

Learn how you can help support the development of your child's sensory system each and every day Read More

Sensory Processing Workshop

Learn more about Sensory Processing from Occupational Therapist, Rebecca Karo in our on-demand, online workshop Read More

10 Minute Meditation

Find 10 minutes of calm with this powerful mindfulness meditation guided by Tamara Levitt. Read More

Screen-Time or Screen-Free

Here are six ways you can make the most of screen-time with the kids or go screen-free. Read More

We speak to Occupational Therapist, Rebecca Karo

Learn more about how your child's development and skills are linked to their Sensory Processing System Read More

Mandatory Mask Wearing

Information, Social Stories and other resources to help understand and explain mask wearing Read More

Interview with Ron Suskind

Moving to Stud Road

Irabina Bayswater is moving to a big, beautiful new location in Stud Road Read More

Understanding Oscar

From loneliness and grief to unexpected joy, Michelle Payne shares the heartfelt story of her journey with autism Read More

Interview with Chloe Maxwell

Chloe Maxwell shares the honest account of her and her family's life following her son, Max's ASD diagnosis Read More

Michelle Payne, Oscars100 Co-Founder, chats with Deb

Michelle Payne, co-founder of Oscars100, chats to Deb about her journey with autism Read More

We speak to Behaviour Analyst, Rebecca McLinden

What is ABA at Irabina? Rebecca McLinden explains this scientific approach to understanding behaviour Read More

2020 Superhero Month Ultimate Award Winners

Interview with Yenn Purkis

Yenn Purkis spoke to Deb Goldfinch about advocating for Autism and staying positive during lockdown Read More

Kathy Lette, Author and Autistic Mum

Kathy Lette spoke to Deb about her books, lock-down in London and being an Autistic Mum Read More

David Moody, CEO at NDS

David Moody, CEO at National Disability Services, chats with Deb about how COVID-19 has impacted the sector. Read More

Irabina Month of LEGO

This May we're joined by Irabina's LEGO Master, Sean, to create 31 LEGO builds in 31 days. Read More

Andrew Whitehouse from Telethon Kids Autism Research Team

We interviewed Prof. Andrew Whitehouse from the Telethon Kids Autism Research Team during COVID-19 Read More

Remote Learning Ideas

Read our tips for getting set up to successfully teach your kids from home Read More

Tim and Judy Sharp for World Autism Month

Tim and Judy Sharp, known for Laser Beak Man, caught up with us about being a superhero during COVID-19 Read More

How to make a superhero shield and bracers

Staying Positive in a Pandemic

Dr Jose Molinas and Nicole Rogerson from Autism Awareness Australia discuss staying positive during a pandemic Read More

Rural and Remote Telehealth

Accessing services for children and young people affected by autism has never been easier thanks to Telehealth Read More

World Autism Awareness Day Interview with Temple Grandin

Dr. Temple Grandin spoke with us about how she’s managing during the COVID-19 pandemic Read More

Be a Superhero for World Autism Day

Help us celebrate World Autism Awareness Day. Be a Superhero for Autism this April. Read More

COVID-19 – Latest News

All services have returned to centres. Telehealth is still available for those families who require it. Read More

Coping with COVID-19

Here are 10 ways for you and your family to keep positive during the pandemic Read More

Join us for the Irabina Superhero Fun Run

Dust off the superhero suit and join us at the Royal Botanic Gardensfor the Irabina Superhero Fun Run | 26/4/2020 Read More

Irabina – Out and About February 2020

February has been a busy month for all of us here at Irabina! Take a look at what we've been getting up to. Read More

Education and Autism

Irabina CEO discusses issues around severe behaviours in the education system Read More

Irabina Newsletter – November 2019

Irabina's latest newsletter has just been released. Read More

Irabina Newsletter – October 2019

Irabina's latest newsletter has just been released. Read More

Irabina Newsletter – September 2019

Irabina's latest monthly newsletter has just been released. Read More

Irabina’s event of the year – Temple Grandin & Tim Sharp

Irabina hosted their largest event of the year on Saturday with 1000 people turning up to see... Read More

Tim Sharp featured on 7 News

Tim Sharp has been telling his inspirational story to 7 News in preparation for Saturdays event. Read More

2019 Tax Time Donations

Make a donation before tax time, change the lives of Autistic young people and save money while you're doing it Read More

Sensory Rooms at St Kilda Football Club

St Kilda Football Club have revealed their new sensory rooms. Clinical Director at Irabina Jose Molina... Read More

Xander’s story

Xander wasn’t even 2 years old when his parents, Veronique and Andrew, noticed something wasn’t quite right. Read More

Does your child need support with eating?

The feeding clinic is one of only a few facilities in Australia to offer intensive treatments for children with feeding disorders. Read More

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