INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

Key areas of development that we work on with your child (pdf)

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Activities that you can do at home with your child (pdf)

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How we can help your child (pdf)

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Frequently asked questions

What is the NDIS?


The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of funding children with developmental delays or disabilities.


What is the Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) approach?


The ECEI approach is a way of supporting children aged 0 to 6 with developmental delays or disabilities, as well as their families and carers.


Families are given strategies to help children develop the skills they need to take part in everyday activities and achieve their best potential in life.


What should I do now that the NDIS is being rolled out?


To receive NDIS funding, you will need to get a NDIS plan for your child, which will document your child’s needs, goals and the supports required to meet them. A NDIS planner will work with you to develop this plan.


Under the NDIS, your child will have choice and control over the services your child receives.


What will my child's NDIS plan cover?

 

Your child’s NDIS plan is based on your child’s goals. It will describe the funded supports they will receive from the NDIS.


All NDIS plans are unique. However, your child’s plan will include:


  • informal supports that you and your family give your child
  • support from the community and mainstream support (GPs, childcare or playgroup), and
  • support that is funded by the NDIS (for example, therapy).