Disability Care Load Assessment (Child) Amendment Determination 2014

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Disability Care Load Assessment (Child) Amendment Determination 2014
Social Security Act 1991
I, FINN PRATT, Secretary of the Department of Social Services, make this Determination under section 38E of the Social Security Act 1991.
Dated            18   September 2014
 
Finn Pratt
 
Secretary of the Department of Social Services
 
 
1             Name of Determination
                This Determination is the Disability Care Load Assessment (Child) Amendment Determination 2014.
2             Commencement
                This Determination is taken to have commenced on 18 May 2013.
3             Amendment of Disability Care Load Assessment (Child) Determination 2010
                Schedule 1 amends the Disability Care Load Assessment (Child) Determination 2010.
 
Schedule 1        Amendment
(Section 3)
 
[1]           Schedule 3, Part 1, clause 9
Substitute
9.       The following conditions:
(a)       Autism Spectrum Disorder when diagnosed by a psychiatrist, developmental paediatrician, or a registered psychologist experienced in the assessment of Pervasive Developmental Disorders and using the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5);
(b)       Autistic Disorder or Asperger’s Disorder (not including Pervasive Developmental Disorder not otherwise specified) when diagnosed by a psychiatrist, developmental paediatrician, or a registered psychologist experienced in the assessment of Pervasive Development Disorders and using the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
(DSM-IV).
[2]           Schedule 3, Part 1, clause 10
Substitute
10.       The following conditions:
(a)    Childhood Disintegrative Disorder diagnosed by a psychiatrist using DSM-IV;
(b)    Major depression of childhood diagnosed by a psychiatrist using DSM-IV or DSM-5;
(c)    Childhood schizophrenia diagnosed by a psychiatrist using   DSM-IV or DSM-5.