Connect Therapy, has now been approved by the Australian Government as an official autism service provider under the “Helping Children With Autism” package.
Most of our non-Australian readers will have no idea what this means…
So what does this mean?
The Australian Government has committed $190 Million to help support families with children aged 0-6 who have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Essentially, families will be able to access up to $12,000 of funding to pay for approved early intervention services for their child.
This is great news for families and although $12,000 doesn’t go along way when it comes to specialist intervention services for autism, every bit helps!
It has felt very good coming on board with the program as a recognised autism provider after many years helping families and professionals working with children with autism… we can’t ask for a better endorsement than from the government 🙂 Read more …