Early intervention assistance funding package through FAHCSIA
- The early intervention funding package provides access to early intervention for children aged zero to six with ASD. The funding is for evidence-based early intervention to help improve cognitive, emotional and social development of the child with ASD, prior to a child starting school.
- There is a revised eligibility criteria, effective from 19 October 2009. To be eligible for the early intervention funding package a child must have been seen by an Autism Advisor and deemed eligible to access the program before their sixth birthday
- The $12,000 in funding under the early intervention component can be used until the child's seventh birthday to a maximum of $6,000 per financial year.
- Jigsaw Psychologists are registered HCWA providers