Helping Children with Autism Medicare Initiative provides rebates for four sessions with a psychologist for the purposes of Autism Assessments. A referral is needed from a paediatrician or a child psychiatrist.
Helping Children with Autism Medicare Initiative provides 20 treatment sessions from Allied Health Professionals for children with a confirmed diagnosis of Autism by the age of 13 years by a Paediatrician or Psychiatrist, to be used before the child turns 15 years.
FaHCSIA funded Early Intervention Services under the "Helping Children with Autism" and the "Better Start for the Children with Disabilities" initiatives and offers support for your child, if under the age of 6 years, and already has a confirmed diagnosis of Autism. May be eligible for up to a total of $12,000 (maximum $6,000 per year).