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AUTISM - FUNDING (ONTARIO)

Current eligible expenses for childhood budgets and interim one-time funding include a broad list of services and supports, such as:

  • Evidence-based behavioural services

  • Speech language therapy

  • Occupational therapy

  • Physiotherapy

  • Additional autism services and supports (e.g., curriculum-based interventions, life skills and social skills training programs employment supports and parent and caregiver capacity building and training)

  • Respite services

  • Family service planning and support (e.g., interpretation and translation services, individualized family service planning)

  • Travel

  • Technology

  • Program materials and equipment related to eligible services and supports

The list of eligible expenses under the Program materials and equipment related to eligible services and supports category includes the following:

  • indoor and outdoor sporting equipment

  • sensory equipment

  • arts and crafts materials to support a child’s clinical objectives

It is important that families align these services and equipment purchases with their child and youth’s goals.

Reference:

https://www.ontario.ca/page/autism-ontario