Early childhood intervention

Early childhood intervention
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Our Early Childhood Intervention Service provides speech and language assessment and intervention. Early childhood intervention Our Early Childhood Intervention Service provides speech and language assessment and intervention. Child Care Centres Outside School Hours Care service; Children's Centres (Long Day Care)

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Our Early Childhood Intervention Service provides speech and language assessment and intervention, for children with disabilities and developmental delays or disorders. Our speech pathologist works with children in homes and children's education and care services.​

This is a family-centred early childhood intervention for families with children (birth up to school age) who may have speech and language delays, developmental delays or disabilities.

Who can access the service?

The service is available to families with children (birth up to school age) who live or attend one of our early childhood education and care services in the City of Canterbury Bankstown, and who may need help in the following areas:

  • Speech sounds;
  • Talking;
  • Understanding;
  • Stuttering;
  • Voice; and 
  • Social skills.

Who can refer to the service?

  • Families;
  • Children's Services staff;
  • Early Childhood Health Professionals; and 
  • Other Early Childhood Intervention Services. 

Is there a cost?

An annual administration fee applies for Speech Pathology services. A non-refundable application fee is required for the child to be placed on the waiting list.

How is it staffed?

The service is staffed by one part-time Speech Pathologist.

What do Speech Pathologists do?

Speech Pathologists provide a range of services.​

Contact

For more information, contact Council's Speech Pathologist ​on 9789 9583.