Better Start for Children with Disability
The Better Start initiative aims to enhance access to early intervention services including interventions such as physiotherapy and individual assistance packages for children with disabilities, their families and carers.
Children can access Better Start if they have an eligible diagnosis before they turn 6 years old. Diagnoses include children with Cerebral Palsy, Down syndrome (including mosaic Down syndrome). hearing impairment, microcephaly etc.
How to incorporate Stepping Forward with Better Start?
1. Contact us at Stepping Forward Therapy Services and make an appointment with one of our physiotherapists (03) 9899 4004.
2. We will conduct a thorough assessment and discuss how we can best meet the needs of your child. We also offer physiotherapy at school, home, kindergarten and childcare as appropriate for your child.