Babies & toddlers
Better Start for Children with Disability
If you’re the parent of a child with a bilateral hearing loss of 40dB or greater in the better ear across four frequencies, your child may eligible to access Better Start funding – an initiative of the Australian Government. Parents of eligible children will be able to access up to $12,000 (with a maximum of $6,000 per financial year) to pay for certain early intervention services.
Aussie Deaf Kids is currently compiling information for families to assist you in making choices that will have a positive impact on your child’s development and progress to school.
Here are some links and information that might assist you in the interim:
Updated: August 2011
Disclaimer: This website is for general information only and is not intended as a substitute for independent professional advice.