Funding decisions loom as number of autism diagnoses continues to rise

Jeremy Fernandez​

ABC Lateline 22/5/2017

Autism is one of the biggest disabilities among children needing support from the NDIS and how it's diagnosed has big consequences for national disability funding. In September, new guidelines around diagnosis will be released. Jeremy Fernandez spoke to CEO of Autism Awareness Australia Nicole Rogerson, founder of the I CAN Network Chris Varney, and professor of autism with the Autism Cooperative Research Centre Andrew Whitehouse about the complexities around the diagnosis of autism.