Babies at risk of cerebral palsy (CP) deserve timely access to the best evidence-based care and support available. Without a confirmed diagnosis, it may take up to 6 months for a baby to get the funding they need to access crucial early intervention.
CPA Early Response Therapy Program bridges the gap by providing much needed early intervention, as well as assessments and recommendations, assisting families to access a suitable NDIS plan for ongoing support.
What does the program provide?
Each baby and their family will:
Who is eligible?
Infants aged 0 to 2 years are eligible for referral if they have one or more of the following:
How is the program funded?
The Cerebral Palsy Alliance Early Response Therapy Program is generously supported by:
The Profield Foundation, Goodman, Greater Charitable Foundation, Adolf Basser Trust, Danks Trust, Baxter Charitable Foundation, Randwick City Council, ATS Charitable Foundation, James Frizelle Charitable Foundation, Simpson Foundation, Valhalla Foundation, John James Foundation and a number of private donors.
How to access the program
The Early Diagnosis Clinic is a bulk-billed diagnostic clinic for babies at high risk of cerebral palsy. The clinic aims to fast track diagnosis and enable quicker access to early interventions, family support and better outcomes for the future.