Better Start for Children with Disability
Better Start provides funding for early intervention services.
To access Better Start children with an eligible diagnosis must register before they turn 6 years old. Families will have until the child turns 7 to access funding.
Children are eligible for Better Start if diagnosed with one of the following disabilities:
- Cerebral palsy
- Down syndrome, including mosaic Down syndrome
- Fragile X syndrome with full mutation
- Hearing impairment
- Vision impairment
- Cri du Chat syndrome
- Prader-Willi syndrome
- Williams syndrome
- Smith-Magenis syndrome
- Angelman syndrome
- Kabuki syndrome
- CHARGE syndrome
- Cornelia de Lange syndrome
The thresholds that apply to these disabilities have been determined by the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs in conjunction with advice provided by an Expert Reference Group. To find out more betterstart.net.au
For more information
Carers WA: 1800 242 636 firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit the Better Start website www.betterstart.net.au.