Funding may be provided for flexible and responsive Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) respite services as well as community enhancement to assist families with children/youth who are diagnosed with ASD.
ASD respite services can provide:
- Temporary relief for families aimed at reducing family stress and breakdown.
- An opportunity for the child/youth to engage in meaningful and purposeful activities that promote the continuity of skills and/or help to develop new skills and relationships.
Funding may be used for in or out of home services, planned or emergency based.