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Better Start for Children with Disability initiative
Better Start for Children with Disability initiative
Find out whether your child is eligible for the Australian Government Better Start for Children with Disability initiative and how to get Better Start funding.
Child disability parent support groups
Child disability parent support groups
If you have a child with disability, you need support. In this video, parents and disability professionals give tips on finding a peer support group.
Financial support for disability: navigating the system
Financial support for disability: navigating the system
Our guide explains how to get disability funding and financial support from Australian, state, territory and local governments for children with disability.
Finding support for children with disability: parent stories
Finding support for children with disability: parent stories
When you have children with disability, you need support. In this video, parents talk about finding information, navigating services, and accepting help.
National Disability Insurance Scheme: FAQs
National Disability Insurance Scheme: FAQs
If your child has a significant and permanent disability, the National Disability Insurance Scheme supports your child. Get answers to FAQs about the NDIS.
Respite care for children with additional needs
Respite care for children with additional needs
Respite care is when someone looks after your child with additional needs for a while. It’s good for you and your child. Read about your respite options.
Transition plans for adulthood: teenagers with additional needs
Transition plans for adulthood: teenagers with additional needs
Transition plans can help teens with additional needs move into adulthood. As part of planning, look at your child’s strengths, interests and support needs.
National Disability Insurance Scheme and Better Start: FAQs
National Disability Insurance Scheme and Better Start: FAQs
If your child gets funding from Better Start, your child might move to the NDIS. Get answers to FAQs about moving from Better Start to NDIS.