Early intervention services are offered by state governments, non-government organisations and private providers.
Depending on where you live and your child's hearing loss, your child may be eligible for Australian Government funding through one of two programs:
It is recommended you choose an early intervention provider who has expertise and experience with babies and young children with hearing loss. The providers listed specialise in children with hearing loss. A full list of providers for Better Start and the NDIS can be found on their websites. We have compiled a list of questions to ask the early intervention service providers you are considering.
If your child is not eligible for Better Start or NDIS funding, you are still able to access early intervention services at minimal or no cost to the family. Contact the services in your area and discuss what services they are able to provide your child.
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