Emerald Early Intervention Support to help kids thrive
SUPPORT for children’s health and wellbeing officially lands in Emerald later this month.
BUSHkids will launch its NDIS early childhood services across Central Queensland with the official opening of its Early Childhood Early Intervention service centre in Emerald.
The Royal Queensland Bush Children’s Health Scheme – BUSHkids – is a not-for-profit organisation that has been supporting the health and wellbeing of children and families in Queensland’s regional, rural and remote communities for more than 80 years.
Early Childhood Early Intervention is a new program fully funded by the National Disability Insurance Scheme and is designed to help children aged zero to six years with a disability or developmental delay to access the support and services they need to achieve better long-term outcomes.
BUSHkids chief executive officer Carlton Meyn said through the program the organisation was hoping to help more local children through its new team of early childhood professionals.
“The Early Childhood Early Intervention services will benefit the community to support children with developmental delay, and it’s a service that was really required,” he said…