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  • Early childhood interventions help babies and young children with developmental delays or disabilities.
  • You and your healthcare professionals can choose one or more interventions that best suit your needs.
  • Early childhood interventions offer parenting and family support, as well as specific therapies for your child.
  • Therapies for your child can support learning physical skills for everyday life and new behavioural and social skills.
  • Research suggests that therapies that are intense and take time give the best results.

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Reviewed on: 13-10-2015