The eligibility requirements are being tightened after a blowout in the amount of families seeking support for clients with Autism and the ballooning number of clients and difficulties placed onto the scheme. Unfortunately it seems the NDIA has underestimated their numbers from the scheme. As the amount of people with Autism grows, the system must also grow with it.
Although changes have not been made yet, it seems to be a case of ‘watch this space’
You can listen to the full article from ABC Interview here: NDIA Autism Funding Cuts