The new school year brings challenges for all students and those with an NDIS plan can be informed about their options regarding services being delivered in the school setting. I have attached the link to the process for families in Victorian Government Schools here.
We used our son’s funding when he first started school in 2002, to run a pilot program that involved the therapists working with our son, who was six years old at the time, and a friends’ son who did not have any funding or a clear diagnosis. This project and its benefits for all participants led us to find wraparoundkids, originally created by Jude Foster and Fostering Partnerships.
The images below compare the amount of input required for a neuro-typical pre school chid and a child with Autism.