COVID-19 (10 Dec 2020) Respite program is currently on hold until further notice. Due to the pandemic, Sensory Santa cannot be offered this year. Some shopping centres are offering Santa visits by appointment. Details can be found on our website.
Respite - draw of a stay away from home of one or two nights at an hotel and funds up to $150 per night for childcare open to parents full time caregivers of children who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder
Sensory Santa - opportunity for children with autism and their family to visit Santa in a sensory friendly environment (before a mall opens on a Sunday morning, when it's quieter)
Parents and families with a child diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder or displaying symptoms of autism