What Supports are Available?
In order to access therapy and supports for your child in Australia, there are many avenues that are available for your consideration.
Whether your family has private health insurance or uses the public medical system, access to assessments and ongoing therapy once a diagnosis has been made is achievable.
NDIS Goal Template
Let us help you define your goals to get the most out of your supports.
Centrelink - Financial Assistance for Families
Once your child receives an Autism diagnosis, you can apply for Carers Allowance and/or Carers Payment (fortnightly payments for carers). A Health Care Card is also provided which provides the cardholder (i.e. your child) with reduced rates at your General Practitioners, Paediatrician and Pharmacy.
Your Paediatrician or Psychologist is required to fill this in. Print out the appropriate form/s (links below) and take this to your Paediatrician's appointment or ask your Psychologist if they are able to assist you with this.
For more information on these payments including eligibility criteria and forms to download to be completed, visit: