School Support Service

The School Support Service program assists students with a Language Disorder in their educational setting.

Services are available to both verified (SLI, ID, ASD) and non-verified students (in Prep – Grade 3) for whom language is their primary area of difficulty.

The service is available to the three educational sectors (Education Queensland, Catholic Education and Independent Schools Queensland) throughout metropolitan, rural and remote Queensland.


The School Support Services program receives some funding through the Department of Education and Training (Non School Organisations program and Non-State Special Needs Organisation Program). For more information on the program please click here.

The aim of the School Support Services program is to enhance the participation, inclusion and educational outcomes of school students with a Language Disorder. The program works in partnership with schools to complement the support already in place.


The School Support Services program includes:
  • Classroom observations
  • Screening session with multidisciplinary team
  • 4 week intervention block to target student goals and staff capacity building
  • Meetings with key stakeholders
  • Contributions to Individual Educational Plan (IEP) and Educational Adjustment Program (EAP)
  • Professional development for education staff
The School Support Services team includes the following:
  • Speech Language Pathologists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Educators
  • Physiotherapists
  • Psychologists

Our Team

The School Support Services team prides itself on the quality and diversity of its multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary approach to service provision. There are three teams, with a base located in Brisbane and in Townsville.


Please click here to view our School Support Services Fact Sheet & Referral Form.

For further information please contact the  School Support Services Coordinator:
Irene Peters  |  Phone: 1300 881 763  |  Email: irene.peters@childassoc.org.au