See Step 2 to learn more about good practices in the treatment of autism. Once you have the BCAAN Clinical Outcome Form (aka Panter) or the Non-BCAAN (Private) Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder form, it`s time to contact your local MCFD office to enter into a funding agreement. A CYSN staff member is assigned to each child who receives autism assistance. CYSN employees can tell you what services are available to your child in your community, with the exception of autism funding. Learn more about autism, learn best practices, learn how to apply for autism funding, and receive suggestions for recruiting professionals or connecting with other parents. Note that only one parent will be able to sign autism funds from the BC government, so parents should also sign the application for funding for autism CF0906. Please note that, in many cases, these government forms are not returned correctly unless you are using Adobe Reader. Ask the autism funding team for help with funding forms. . Equipment Justification (JFE) / Accessories (PDF, 1.4 MB) Non-BCAAN (Private) Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis (PDF) If you have any questions about this process, Contact: While navigating the hub, watch out for the symbols you indicate: Request to Amend Invoice Payment Authorization (PDF) Request to Pay (RTP) Service Providers / Suppliers (PDF) In B.C., Children and Adolescents with Special Needs (CYSN) Employees specialize in supporting families with special needs, accessing resources to care for their children. You must bring the following documents: A child and youth worker with special needs is responsible for guiding you through the application process.
Visit the Ministry of Child and Family Development (MCFD) website to begin your search for the nearest office. For more information on services for all children with special needs, see the Autism Act Manual, Chapter 6: MCFD Services for all children with special needs. To apply for MCFD autism support, the parent or legal guardian must contact their local office for children and adolescents with special needs, which is part of the UK Department for Children and Family Development (MCFD). Autism Agreement for Children as part of an expanded family program or in the home of a parent program (PDF).