CliniKids is a not-for-profit centre integrating world-class research with a clinical service for children with developmental delay and/or and an autism diagnosis, and their families. It is the first of its kind for autism in Australia.
One of the unique aspects of CliniKids is the integration of clinical services with cutting-edge research. Our exceptional team of researchers work in collaboration with our clinicians to give the community access to the world's best evidence-based therapies.
CliniKids is different because our integrated team of clinicians and researchers work in collaboration to put research into practice and provide your family with the most up-to-date, and highly evidenced therapy.
This means clinical care is completely integrated with cutting-edge research - a first for autism in Australia. This will accelerate discoveries and bring new evidence-based therapies to kids and families faster.
CliniKids has two clinics. The Subiaco clinic is located at 100 Roberts Road, Subiaco, and the Joondalup clinic is located on Joondalup Drive in Edgewater.The Joondalup clinic will open in Term 4, 2022.
Our bespoke clinics has been specifically designed to meet the needs of children with autism spectrum disorder.
CliniKids is part of Telethon Kids Institute and is the Institute’s first clinical service. The CliniKids team of researchers and clinicians are led by Professor Andrew Whitehouse and work in collaboration to integrate research into clinical care for kids with autism and developmental delay.
CliniKids is an approved National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provider and can provide services that may be eligible for Medicare and private health insurance rebates.
We understand that navigating funding options can be complex, which is why we work with each family to support them to understand the options available, and to assist them in developing a plan that best suits the needs of their child.
No. Each research project is approved under the Department of Health Human Research Ethics Committee and typically has its own funding. Information about specific research projects is clearly explained and consent is obtained for every project you are involved in.