- Autism Advisors
- Early Days
Autism Advisory Service
The Autism Advisory Service is a component of the Federal Helping Children With Autism (HCWA), package which is funded by the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA).
How can an Advisor help you?
- Register with Early Intervention funding
- Support and inform families
- Link to Early Intervention services
Eligibility for FaHCSIA Early Intervention funding
- 0-6 years (and must see an Autism Advisor before their 6th birthday);
Diagnosed by an eligible practitioner with a Pervasive Developmental Disorder
- Autistic Disorder
- Asperger’s Syndrome,
- Pervasive Developmental Disorder – Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS),
- Rett Syndrome
- Childhood Disintegrative Disorder; and
- Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident.
Parent Information Session with Panel Providers
Open to parents and carers of children who are registered for funding under the Helping Children With Autism package. If you are unsure whether the session is for you, contact the Autism Advisors.
For more information, please contact the ACT Autism Advisors
- phone: 02 6176 0515
- email: email@example.com
As well as the Autism Advisory Service, HCWA includes other programs and support. These are:
Raising Children Network – an ASD website
Early Days workshops
Positive Partnerships and Medicare rebates are funded by the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations and Department of Health and Ageing respectively. Please visit their websites for more information.
Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Department of Health and Ageing
To make a complaint about an Early Intervention Service Provider or an Autism Advisor, please follow the complaints procedure of Autism Asperger ACT which you will find at the bottom of the page.
Below is an overview of what your child might access under the Helping Children With Autism package.
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