Joining the Programs

There are many emotions that you might be feeling when you get a diagnosis for your child – shock, relief, sadness or anger. All of this is normal and natural. There are many avenues of help for both you and your child when you are ready to take that next step.

Your health professionals will help you to develop a treatment and management plan to assist your child once you have a diagnosis.

This section provides information about what help is available and how to apply for funding and services to support your family.

Autism - Personal journey

Parents’ stories about their reaction to diagnosis

Video transcript [PDF 46KB]

Disability - Personal journey

Parents of children with a disability talk about their reactions to the diagnosis

Video transcript [PDF 34KB]

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