Our early childhood intervention services help infants and young children with disability and developmental delays achieve key milestones in the vital early stages of life.
What is early childhood intervention?
Learning and development happens quickly in a child’s early years and can impact on how they will learn and develop later in life. Early childhood intervention can help give infants and young children with disability and/or developmental delay the best start in life by helping them develop the skills they need to take part in everyday activities and be included in family and community life. The support received early on can potentially reduce the amount of support required in later life.
Our Early Childhood Intervention Services
We offer early childhood intervention services for infants and children aged 0-6 with disability and/or developmental delays. Our experienced therapists help children learn key skills and achieve developmental milestones.
Early childhood intervention is not just for the child, but for the family as a whole. Our therapists work alongside with families, providing the skills and support needed to improve a child’s wellbeing, increase their independence and promote participation in everyday activities.
Our services are tailored to the unique needs of each individual and can be provided at home, school, in our clinics and in community settings.
To protect the health of our staff, customers and community, we’re currently providing most of our therapy services online and over the phone. We call this Teletherapy. Learn about Teletherapy.
Services can include support for:
- Mobility and movement
- Self-care (e.g. toileting, washing, hygiene)
- Social skills and relationships
- Feeding and mealtimes
- Development of routines
- Challenging behaviour
- Kindy and school readiness
- Sensory and emotional regulation
We believe that team work is vital to achieving positive outcomes. Our teams of therapists work collaboratively, sharing knowledge and skills across disciplines to ensure your child gets the best possible support.
Our therapy teams include:
- Speech Pathologists
- Occupational Therapists
- Social Workers
Our therapists not only work with the child, they also work with the key people in their life. This includes family, carers, educators and other health professionals. We work to empower people by providing practical advice and strategies that develop skills, build on strengths and grow potential.
How we work
We take a transdisciplinary approach to service delivery and use a Key Worker model to ensure the people we work with have one main contact, but access to a network of therapists.