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What’s covered: Autism intervention services (behaviour consultants, speech-language pathologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists) provided by registry of autism service providers.
Children five and under: Early intensive behavioural intervention (IBI).
Children six and older: Behavioural support program. Funding Children five and under: up to $20,000/year.
Children six to 18: $6,000/year. Misc. 10-13 months average wait times for IBI (available in limited areas). Contact Ministry of Children and Family Development mcf.gov.bc.ca.autism
What’s covered: Services and treatment provided through Family Supports for Children with Disabilities Program. Funding Misc. Contact Children and Youth Services child.alberta.ca
What’s covered: Funding is provided to the regional health authorities, who then deliver services through existing programs, including children’s programs, child and youth services or out-patient rehabilitation services. Funding It’s up to the regions to build their programs to meet the highest identified needs in their region. Misc. Contact Saskatchewan Ministry of Health health.gov.sk.ca
What’s covered: Preschoolers: IBI for 36 hours per week, five hours of which is home-based.
School-aged kids: IBI. Funding $6,000 per year for the home-based portion of IBI. Misc. Contact Ministry of Family Services and Housing edu.gov.mb.ca
What’s covered: Intensive behavioural intervention (IBI).
School Support Program, which assists educators and teaches principles of IBI. Funding Children can receive services directly from one of nine regional service providers, or families can receive funding directly and arrange for services from a list of registered service providers. Misc. Significant waitlist, particularly in highly-populated areas. Contact gov.on.ca/children
What’s covered: Pervasive Developmental Disorder Plan offers comprehensive program for preschool and school-aged children. Funding Preschoolers: 20 hours per week of autism therapy/ IBI. Misc. Contact Régie des rentes du Québec rrq.gouv.qc.ca
What’s covered Preschoolers: IBI. Funding 15 hours per week for first six months: gradually decreased for the next six months. Misc. Contact Services for Children and Youth gov.ns.ca
What’s covered Preschoolers: IBI at home, clinic or childcare facility. Funding 20 hours per week. Misc. Contact Social Development app.infoaa.7700.gnb.ca
Prince Edward Island
What’s covered Preschoolers: 20 hours per week of IBI.
School-aged children:10 hours of support weekly during school months and 20 hours per week in the summer. Funding Preschoolers: about $300 per week for IBI. Misc. waitlist Contact gov.pe.ca
What’s covered Children under six: IBI and other health-related services. Funding About $40,000 for two years of IBI (30 hours per week). Misc. Contact gov.nl.ca
What’s covered Funding Misc. Contact Department of Health & Social Services gov.nu.ca
What’s covered Family Supports for Children with Disabilities Program provides children with autism a range of services, including Applied Behavioural Analysis. Funding Funding is typically provided to the parents and they are responsible for hiring their own therapists. Misc. Contact Yukon Health and Social Services hss.gov.yk.ca
What’s covered Services are provided by local health authorities. Funding Misc. Children are sent out-of-province for assessment and diagnosis. Contact Health and Social Services hlthss.gov.nt.ca Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and thoroughness of this information. However, coverage, funding and programs may change without notice.