The Better Start for Children with Disability initiative is a Federal Government program that provides funding for early intervention services.

Hear for Kids provides access to Speech Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Teachers of the Deaf for Better Start sessions at:

  • Childcare/Family Day Care
  • Home
  • School

The Hear for Kids team can provide advice on the purchase of targeted resources and support with learning Auslan through the Auslan at Home program.

If you would like more information about Better Start please email or visit the Better Start for Children with Disability website.

If you are currently in a region that has rolled out the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), head to the NDIS and Early Childhood Intervention section of the website for information on:

  • Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) Approach
  • Access & Eligibility for ECEI
  • What Support Might My Child Need?