Autism Eligibility for NDIS

Autism Eligibility for NDIS

Aspergers, Autism, NDIS

  There has been a lot of confusion around the Autism diagnosis and eligibility for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The recent “accidental” change to the operational guidelines by the NDIA was certainly at the centre of this. Where they published information stating that Autism Level 2 would no longer be accepted automatically as…

How to use Token Reward Systems with children with Autism as a behaviour strategy

Token economy systems (e.g. sticker/reward charts, points systems) are extremely effective tools and behaviour strategy for both parents and teachers in order to provide positive reinforcement, teach appropriate behaviour and minimise challenging behaviour. They allow caregivers to reward target (appropriate) behaviours and allow children to visually see the goal or ‘prize’ that they are working…


Why is PLAYTIME so important for my child with autism’s communication skills? The Link Between Play and Learning PLAY is more than just fun and games for infants and children. Communication begins before we even learn to talk. In the first few months of life, babies learn to communicate by listening to voices and sounds,…

What is High Functioning Autism (Aspergers Syndrome)?


High Functioning Autism or Aspergers Syndrome is the term used to describe individuals on the autism spectrum who have a normal or higher intelligence and a strong language ability, but have the core features of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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