Helping Children with Autism - frequently asked questions

Submitted by convenor on Mon, 29/9/2008 - 20:36
  • Who will the initiatives help?
  • My child is over six years old, can I still access the services under the Helping Children with Autism package?
  • What other support is available to families and carers of children with an Autism Specific Disorder?
  • When will the services be available?
  • I am a service provider. Where can I apply for funding to provide services under the FaHCSIA component of the Helping Children with Autism package?

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Hopefully parents of young children with autism have received their letter of information regarding the role of Autism Advisors on how, when, and where they can be accessed in each state, including operational time frames for the provision of early intervention services from panel members.