AEIOU Gold Coast
Our Gold Coast centre enrols 40 children with autism on a full-time basis, employing 22 staff members. The centre features four classrooms and a large, shaded playground. The centre also features a motor skills room, a play skills room and a parent room.
AEIOU first came to the Gold Coast in 2012, offering early intervention through a local Goodstart Early Learning Childcare centre. The bright and vibrant centre we know of today opened in 2014.
The centre is a result of local community support, with Chain Reaction Bike Challenge participants cycling 1,000 kilometres over seven days in order to help raise the capital for construction. The centre fitout was aided by long-term supporters the WANTZ Committee.
Service Manager Helen Dougall, who has been with AEIOU for six years, manages centre operations and staffing, in addition to consulting with the Program Manager to support intakes, orientate new families to the centre and more.
Program Manager Sabine Glynn manages the program’s delivery and outcomes for the children. Sabine enjoys being part of the AEIOU team and finds joy in each day at the centre. “Going into a classroom and seeing a child succeed in an area they had previously struggled in still gives me goosebumps all over. It’s incredible that I get to be part of a team where, each day, we are helping children achieve their goals and their full potential.”
Contact AEIOU Gold Coast directly:
11 Byth Street, Arundel Qld 4214
Opening Hours: Mon to Fri, 7am-5pm