Autism spectrum disorder: Evidence-based/evidence-informed good practice for supports provided to preschool children, their families and carers

Jacqueline Roberts, Katrina J. Williams

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Who has this report been prepared for?
This report has been prepared for the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA).
Who has this report been prepared by?
It has been prepared by 2 consultants, with the assistance of 2 project officers, contracted by the
To assist with the development of this report the NDIA also convened a stakeholder group
(Textbox 2). At the time this report was produced, there had been 4 stakeholder meetings. Details
are listed in Appendix 1. Meetings were a combination of face‐to‐face, phone and video meetings,
using whichever mode best suited each stakeholder. It is anticipated that future stakeholder
meetings will discuss this report along with the implementation of the report findings in the NDIA
What is the purpose of this report?
The NDIA sought to answer 3 questions (Textbox 1) to assist with making decisions about the
delivery of services to preschool children with autism, and their families and other carers. The
consultants were contracted to synthesise existing evidence, interpret it for the Australian context
and recommend answers to questions 1‐3.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAustralia
Commissioning bodyNational Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA)
Number of pages89
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2016
Externally publishedYes

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