Early Childhood Intervention Service
Early Childhood Intervention Services (ECIS) support children with a disability or developmental delay from birth to school entry, and their families.
We aim to help you and your child to participate in the everyday activities that all children and families do. We recognise that you may need additional ideas, support, equipment or developmental programs to achieve this. This is where ECIS comes in.
ECIS recognises that families are children’s first and most influential teachers. Families are the primary influence on children’s learning and development.
Who this service is for
Children with a disability or developmental delay.
Service eligibility guidelines and definitions are available on our website.
How this service is delivered
We have Centres in Hobart, Launceston, Burnie and Devonport.
Call or visit us online
Contact us or see our website for more information.
Click below to download the referral form.
Parents may refer their child to Early Childhood Intervention Service.
A range of people including paediatricians, general practitioners, Child Health and Parenting Service (CHAPS) and child care professionals may also make referrals, providing they have parent or guardian consent.Download Referral Form
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