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The processes of diagnosis of children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder can be daunting and confusing for individuals and families alike.

Following diagnosis, obtaining and maintaining NDIS support leads to a myriad of services and supports designed to gain and maintain skills and build capacity. Navigating and selecting the right services for you can be a tedious task.

Autism Advances offers a unique service*, specifically designed for clients who have recently transitioned to NDIS supports, or who are experiencing difficulties, specific problems or dissatisfaction with the current situation. Utilising a combination of formal qualifications along with work and life experience, we focus on a holistic approach to autism, building a safety net of supports and services around an individually tailored plan that aligns with the goals of the individual and the needs and ideals of the entire family unit.  We can assist in the following ways (and many more):

  1. Navigating and communicating with NDIA.

    • Understanding and navigating NDIS plans.

    • Utilising supports.

    • Providing innovative and novel solutions to maximise “bang for your buck”.

  2. Counselling and Support

    • Planning and assistance to achieve specific goals and outcomes.

    • Supporting transition and major life change

    • Training and support in self-management, budgeting and maximising budgets.

  3. A Holistic approach to therapy and the multi-disciplinary team.

    • Selecting and managing service providers and service provision.

    • Communication and support with multi-disciplinary teams and stakeholders.

    • Finding the team that aligns with your goals and ideals.

    • Ways to be an active participant in the therapeutic process.

    • Reading and understanding therapeutic reports and outcomes.

    • Integrating outcomes and goals into life, therapies and education.

    • Maximising opportunities for learning and growth.

    • Making sure everyone has a voice and is working together.

*Guided by NDIS Legislation, rules and guidelines

Mother and Daughter in Office
Image by Alireza Attari


Guidance & Inspiration

Autism Advances Counselling and Coordination Services can currently be provided to Self-Managed or Plan-Managed NDIS Participants. Core and Capacity Building Budgets can be utilised for our unique services**.


*Guided by NDIS Legislation, rules and guidelines

**Dependent on actual NDIS plan, goals, budget and stated line items.


Embrace Life’s Challenges

Autism Advances can assist you to navigate the often confusing waters of the NDIS.

We can help you select the right service providers for your unique set of circumstances, help you find and communicate with the team what will serve you best and assist you to integrate the therapies and education into your life while making sure you and your family have a voice and a choice.

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