Early Childhood Intervention

Early Childhood Intervention
This service can be funded by your NDIS package, under the following categories:

The first five years of your child’s life are critical in laying the foundations for all areas of learning and development.

Introducing carefully designed activities and learning experiences at this time of rapid brain development helps children to form new neural pathways much more readily.

Giving babies and young children the best possible start in life

Providing the latest therapies and early learning programs designed to maximise outcomes

The first five years of your child’s life are critical in laying the foundations for all areas of learning and development.

Introducing carefully designed activities and learning experiences at this time of rapid brain development helps children to form new neural pathways much more readily.

Making the most of the early years

Our early intervention program makes the most of this critical period, helping young children to reach their full potential.

We do this by using best practice early intervention principles and the latest international science in neuroplasticity to create innovative interventions that give children significant and long lasting results.

CPA is a trusted and experienced early childhood intervention service for babies and children diagnosed with or at risk of cerebral palsy, autism, global developmental  delay, acquired brain injury, muscular dystrophies, stroke and genetic syndromes throughout NSW and ACT.

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Our holistic and personalised approach

We understand that each family and child is unique and so our multi-disciplinary team of therapists and early intervention teachers will work with you and your child to find the best combination of therapies and interventions to meet their unique goals and maximise outcomes.

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We offer a range of supports to help your child learn:

  • Independent mobility
  • Play and social skills
  • Gross and fine motor skills and motor planning
  • Thinking and problem solving skills
  • Understanding of words and language
  • Feeding and dressing skills
  • Strength, flexibility and endurance
  • Balance and coordination.

Our programs are delivered in a number of ways giving you more choice:

  • Individualised therapy – giving your child time to focus on their goals with an expert therapist in a one-to-one setting and in an environment that works best for them - at home, at preschool, in your community or at one of our centres.
  • Group programs – your child will reap the benefits of a group environment including learning from others, peer motivation and development of social and play skills.
  • Intensive programs – individualised or group programs that are designed to accelerate skill development, over a short period of time, giving fast results that are long lasting.
  • Parent training programs – you can often be your child’s most important teacher particularly at this young age. CPA offers parent training programs such as Hanen® It Takes Two To Talk and More Than Words.

Our expertise

With CPA you have access to physiotherapistsoccupational therapistsspeech pathologistsearly special educatorsconductorspsychologists, therapy and allied health assistants, and social workers. Our team is backed by our world-class research institute and clinical governance team so you can be confident your child is receiving the highest standard of care.

CPA is a leading provider of Early Childhood Intervention helping children aged 0-8 years with cerebral palsy, autism, global developmental delay, acquired brain injury, muscular dystrophies, stroke and genetic syndromes throughout NSW and ACT.

To find out more speak to one our friendly team today. Call 1300 888 378, email or  complete this form.


Cerebral Palsy Early Diagnosis Clinic

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.

Infants 12 months or younger are eligible if they have clinical history indicating risk for cerebral palsy or motor dysfunction. The clinic comprises an expert multi-disciplinary team, including a paediatric neurologist, social worker, occupational therapist, physiotherapist and speech pathologist. The team conduct comprehensive assessment, which includes physical (including vision and pain), neurological, motor function, feeding, communication and parent well-being.

Contact the Early Diagnostics Clinic

Opening hours (by appointment): Thursdays 8.30 am – 5.00 pm

Address: 224-244 Restwell Road, Prairiewood NSW 2176

Phone: 0418 175 970

Email: earlydiagnosisclinic@cerebralpalsy.org.au

Suitable age groups:

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