Build your support team

It's okay to not have all the answers. Do your best to stay flexible and open to opportunities through all the different stages of your child's development.

Build a team tailored to supporting your child's specific needs. It might include child development and autism professionals, health professionals, therapists, care providers, social workers and educators.

Besides supporting your child, your team can also coach you through the different stages of development and help you build your own capacity to support your child and anticipate their future needs.

Here are some options to help you build a support team

Explore government programs

Find government services for children, teens and families, for example:

Other government programs and support include:

You could also find out about specific government programs in your area by contacting your local community health office or talking to an Autism Support Specialist: | 1 844 878-4700.