A Registered NDIS Provider

for children 0 to 12 years old

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Are you eligible for the NDIS?

If you have an approved NDIS plan, please contact us so that we can talk with you about how to get started. Speak to Early Connections on 02 6583 8238 or visit the NDIS access checklist.

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Apply for the NDIS

Children aged 0-7:

Contact your local NDIS ECEI Provider who will assist you to apply for NDIS services.

Children ages 7+:

You need to apply directly to the NDIA by calling
1800 800 110 or visiting your local NDIA office.

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Approved for the NDIS

Children aged 0-7:

You will be contacted by an NDIS ECEI Provider to take part in a planning meeting and create a plan. Your NDIS plan is submitted to the NDIA for approval.

Children ages 7+:

You will be contacted by the NDIA to take part in a planning meeting and create a plan, which is then submitted for approval. When your NDIS plan is approved, you will receive a funding package and can seek services relevant to the goals and budgets within the plan.

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You have an NDIS Plan - what next?

You have the option to go to a local Early Childhood Intervention provider of your choice. Early Connections is happy to discuss the services we can offer you.
We build a team around your child to give your family the support you need early to maximise your child’s potential.

We work in a number of ways following ECI Best Practice Guidelines to best suit your child’s needs. We offer individualised sessions for you and your child to help your child learn, grow and thrive.

Your Questions

Early Connections offers family centred, evidence-based disability support. We create a team around your child based on Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Best Practice. Our team understands the vital role families play in children’s lives and partners with you to help your child learn, grow and thrive. If you are concerned about any part of your child’s development, at any age, it is important to get help early.

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Where will my child receive support

Early childhood interventions is provided in the place that best suits your child and family’s needs. This could be:

 

  • Your home or chosen environment
  • Primary School, Child Care, Preschool
  • Before/After School Care with their agreement
  • Your local Early Connections
  • Community locations that suit your family like the local park
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When can my child receive support

The Early Connections team works 8.30am – 5.00pm during school terms and school holidays. 

You can choose the frequency of your visits to suit your child and NDIS plan. Depending on staff capacity we will aim to meet your requests.

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Contact Northcott your ECEI Partner

Northcott is your local ECEI Partner who supports families through the NDIS application process. 

Information about your nearest Northcott Society can be found on the NDIS website or by contacting Northcott on 1800 818 286. 

You can also find information about Northcott and their ECEI program on their website.