Early intervention and the NDIS
If you have concerns about your child’s behaviour or development and your child is under 7 years old you can access early intervention supports under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), even if there is no formal diagnosis of a disability. The articles below explain more about NDIS and how to access early intervention supports under the Scheme.
Preparing for your ECEI meeting
Before meeting with your ECEI partner to discuss your concerns about your child, there are a number of things you can do to prepare:
What to look for in early intervention supports
If you are seeking early intervention support for your child you may want to consider the following key points...
Early intervention is the key to building confidence
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Timing crucial when accessing early intervention supports
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Who can help?
There are a number of professionals who can help you if you are concerned about your child’s behaviour or development. They can help you to understand how to support your child in different areas such as communication, social interactions or manage behaviours to help them develop to their full potential.
Early intervention supports
From getting your child assessed to help with childhood supports, accessing community support or understanding different education options, there is a wide range of support services available to help you if you are looking for early intervention supports.