EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES
Bethany Early Intervention Program
The Bethany Early Intervention Program is located at Mater Dei, Camden. They offer home and family centred programs for children 0-6 years with a developmental delay. Each child’s individual program is guided by the needs of the child and family. Services include:
- Occupational Therapy
- Speech Pathology
- Early Learning Groups/ Educational Programs/ Pre-School Support
Building Blocks (Aspect)
Building blocks focuses on children 0-8 years. Building blocks programs include:
Centre Based Program– The program takes a family centred approach where goals and outcomes are developed in close collaboration.
Individualised Program– There are 3 components to the individualised Building Blocks program:
- Making the Connection is an initial consultation with you and your child allowing us to understand your child and family’s needs.
- Building the Foundations is our home based service teaching early behaviour and skills to support the learning and development of your child.
- Transition to School aims to help your child make an easy transition to early childhood education, care or school
KU Starting Points
KU Starting Points Macarthur offers a play-based program, designed to enhance the development of young children. The program offers opportunities for parents and children to meet and chat with other families, and to share their experiences and knowledge within a safe and friendly environment. The experienced staff can organise access to a range of professional support services including a dedicated Speech Pathologist. Home visits are also available to assist parents with the development of their child and to provide guidance about the range of services and resources that are available.
The Mater Dei Early Intervention Program
The Mater Dei Early Intervention Program (MDEIP) offers centre-based and outreach programs for babies and children from birth to six years of age with developmental delay and/or a diagnoses disability. The MDEIP offers a suite of services including:
- Speech pathology and assessments
- Educational support
- Occupational therapy and assessments
- Early learning groups
- Family pastoral support groups
- Psychometric assessments
- Transition to school plans
- Pastoral care
- Therapy playgroups
Contact: Pamela Templeton – Director of Services
Address: 229 Macquarie Grove Road, Camden
Phone: (02) 4654 8721
Northcott Macarthur Services
Transition to School Therapy Program is for preschool aged children with a global developmental delay who require school transition support. This program is funded by ADHC so is at no cost to participants.
Early Childhood Autism Service provides Speech Pathology or Occupational Therapy support for children who have HCWA or Better Start funding.
Address: 3 Chamberlain Street, Campbelltown
Phone: (02) 4625 1061
Disability Services Australia
DSA can help you find the right combination of services to meet your child’s and your families’ support needs. DSA has a skilled and experienced team who can offer you Early Intervention and therapy services that are:
Person and Family Centred
Culturally sensitive and safe