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  • Early intervention means giving children diagnosed with a disability the support they need as early as possible.
  • The Victorian Government’s early childhood intervention services (ECIS) provide support to children with disabilities or developmental delay from birth until they start school.
  • The Australian Government funds early intervention services through the Better Start for Children with Disability and Helping Children with Autism initiatives.
  • Although early intervention will give your child the best chance to progress quicker, it is never too late to start to change things.

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Reviewed on: 18-09-2015