Autism Funding

Provided by: Government of Prince Edward Island - Department of Education and Lifelong Learning - AKA: Formerly Department of Education, Early Learning and Culture

Service Description

Funding is available to help parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders pay for specific services related to their child's support and education. Includes:
  • Early Years/Preschool Funding: Available for parents of children receiving Intensive Behavioural Intervention (I.B.I.) support to hire an Autism Assistant. (up to $13.18/hour of service, up to 25 hours per week)
  • School-Age Funding: Available to help parents offset the costs of hiring one-on-one tutors and aides in home and group settings. (up to $6600.00 per year)

Information

Eligibility:
For preschool aged children: Parents can apply after their child has been assessed by an Early Years Autism Specialist.
For school-aged children: Parents can apply once they have identified a tutor or aide to work with their child and have agreed upon a wage rate.
Note: Please visit website for more detailed eligibility requirements.
Fees:
No fees
How to Access:
Submit a Preschool Autism Funding or School-Age Autism Funding Form (available online)
Documents Required:
Contact for information
Program Phone Numbers:
Language:
English
Coverage Area:
Prince Edward Island

Service Locations & Contact Info