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Published On : November 23, 2022

The Lizard Centre has recently become an NDIS registered provider to deliver specialist behaviour support, or positive behaviour support services for children who display behaviours of concern.

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Published On : November 22, 2022

The Lizard Centre is absolutely thrilled to announce the launch of its Clinical Excellence Innovation & Research Committee.

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Published On : November 1, 2022

At Lizard Centre, our Behaviour Therapists positively influence the future of children with autism and their families.

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Published On : October 31, 2022

If you are concerned about your child’s development, you should speak to a professional early.

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Published On : September 18, 2022

After 7 years working at the Lizard Centre, Anna, a behaviour support specialist reflects on what she loves the most about her role.

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Published On : July 5, 2022

If you suspect your child has autism spectrum disorder (ASD), your journey to understanding your child’s health challenges may include an autism spectrum test.

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Published On : July 4, 2022

If you suspect your child has autism spectrum disorder (ASD), your journey to understanding your child’s health challenges may include an autism spectrum test.

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Published On : June 20, 2022

If you suspect your child has autism spectrum disorder (ASD), your journey to understanding your child’s health challenges may include an autism spectrum test.

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Published On : June 20, 2022

If you suspect your child has autism spectrum disorder (ASD), your journey to understanding your child’s health challenges may include an autism spectrum test.

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Published On : May 20, 2022

If you suspect your child has autism spectrum disorder (ASD), your journey to understanding your child’s health challenges may include an autism spectrum test.

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Published On : May 20, 2022

Parents are usually the first to notice the early signs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). If you visit your GP and they agree that your suspicions may be valid, they will probably suggest getting an ASD diagnosis.

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Published On : May 20, 2022

At the Lizard Centre, we take relationship building seriously.

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Published On : May 20, 2022

When a child receives an autism spectrum disorder  (ASD) diagnosis, it can be an emotional time.

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Published On : May 20, 2022

We understand the participation in your child’s home-based early intervention program may seem overwhelming.

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Published On : May 20, 2022

Over the last few decades, Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) has emerged as a safe and effective treatment approach for autism and related disorders.

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Published On : May 20, 2022

Here are our Top 10 Tips for accessing the NDIS

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Published On : May 20, 2022

One of our Lizard Parents has taken the time to answer some questions and share with us her experience of raising not one but two children with autism.

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Published On : May 19, 2022

A Functional Behaviour Assessment is the process of understanding why a behaviour of concern occurs in order to provide effective intervention and replace with more pro-social behaviours that leads to a better quality of life.

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Published On : May 19, 2022

A Behaviour Analyst is a professional who helps solve a range of behaviour-related issues for individuals (children and adults) with and without specific diagnoses. 

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Published On : May 19, 2022

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funds reasonable and necessary supports that help a participant to reach their goals, objectives and aspirations, and to undertake activities to enable the participant’s social and economic participation.

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Published On : May 18, 2022

Lizard Parent Julia shares the next stage of her and her son Michael's journey that is Life after Diagnosis.

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Published On : May 18, 2022

While it’s amazing to see how your child surprises you with what they learn, it’s also important to keep on top of their childhood developmental milestones.

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Published On : May 18, 2022

Suspecting your child has autism can be an emotional time for parents. This is especially true if you haven’t had much experience with autism spectrum disorder.

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Published On : May 18, 2022

Today, parents of newly diagnosed children are often given a similar treatment recommendation by paediatricians or other allied health professionals: 2 hours of speech therapy and occupational therapy a fortnight.

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Published On : May 18, 2022

Suspecting your child might have autism can be scary for parents. If you haven’t had much experience with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), it can be difficult to pick up on some early signs of autism.

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Published On : May 18, 2022

Discrete trial teaching (DTT) involves breaking larger skills down into small, or ‘discrete,’ teachable components.

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Published On : May 18, 2022

There are currently over 400 advertised interventions for ASD, the majority of which lack scientific support. How can families make an informed decision about which intervention to choose for their loved one with ASD?

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Published On : May 18, 2022

Communication is an essential part of life. It allows us to express our ideas and wants to others and understand what others say. While some children have difficulty communicating, there are ways we can help them to use their language skills.

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Published On : May 18, 2022

Meet Lizard parent Julia who shares an incredible insight to her journey in the discovery of her son with autism.

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Published On : May 18, 2022

The Lizard Centre recognizes that in this time of uncertainty many questions have been asked regarding where, how, and if ABA services can and should be continued in centres and in the home for families currently receiving services.

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Published On : May 18, 2022

Lizard Centre now offers a three-month parent training programme developed to decrease challenging behaviours in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This programme has been proven highly useful in helping children with autism, and helping the family and social network around them.

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Published On : May 5, 2022

Lizard is committed to helping you advocate for funding for what we believe is medically and educationally necessary intervention for your children.

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Published On : May 5, 2022

When I first began writing this statement I was really stuck, I guess you could call it writer’s block. How could I possibly sum up a day in the life of a Behaviour Therapist in one short paragraph? Each day in this role is…

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Published On : July 15, 2021

In Australia, reputable experts have endorsed ABA-based interventions and Autism programs.

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Published On : February 5, 2021

Early Intensive Behavioural Intervention (EIBI), is an evidence-based, comprehensive intervention for autism spectrum disorders and related challenges based on the principles of ABA. Early Intervention has been shown to be…

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Published On : February 5, 2021

Detecting early signs of autism is important to make the most impactful positive change for children with autism to enable them to maximise their potential.

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Published On : February 5, 2021

The National Insurance Disability Scheme (NDIS) is tailored to provide support to Australian people living with disabilities. At Lizard, we are well-equipped to help families understand how NDIS funding can assist with early intervention services.

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Published On : October 12, 2020

I started with Lizard a little over a year ago and coming from a very corporate background, this was an exciting organization to become a part of. My knowledge of ABA was limited but it was fantastic to learn about, and it was even more…