Frequently Asked Questions - Children & Youth
If your child is five and under and has just received a diagnosis of Autism, then you are eligible for funding assistance to purchase evidence-based services for your child.
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Yes, if your teenager is under age 16 you can contact your local office of the Department of Social Development and ask to speak with a social worker. They will talk with you to determine if there are services the department can offer. They may also be aware of what other community services are available to assist you.
You can contact your local office of the Department of Social Development. There are many ways to help children and families but none more direct than opening your heart and your home to a child who has experienced difficulties.
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