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Support for children with disability and developmental delay in Northern Sydney

Sydney, Australia – 28th June 2018 – From 1 July 2018, Cerebral Palsy Alliance (CPA) will commence operations as the official National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) Partner in the Community for the delivery Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) services in Northern Sydney for three years.

With strong connections across a range of disability and mainstream community organisations in the Northern Sydney district, CPA will work with parents and carers to identify and access suitable supports in the local area.

Support will include services, such as short-term early childhood intervention, targeted speech and occupational therapy, information about local community and mainstream services, support for families and carers, and assistance to access the NDIS for children who may need longer-term support.

Over the coming weeks, CPA will work closely with providers currently delivering ECEI supports to ensure all children continue to be supported during the transition.

CPA’s ECEI program will be delivered from its Allambie Heights and Ryde sites and is available for children aged 0-6 years with developmental delay and disability residing in the local government areas (LGAs): Hornsby, Hunters Hill, Ku-ring-gai, Lane Cove, Manly, Mosman, North Sydney, Pittwater, Ryde, Warringah and Willoughby.

About Cerebral Palsy Alliance

Cerebral Palsy Alliance has been providing world-class services for individuals and families living with a broad range of disabilities for over 70 years. We help babies, children, teenagers and adults living with developmental delay, cerebral palsy and other disabilities lead the most comfortable, independent and inclusive lives possible. Our organisation was developed by a group of parents of children with cerebral palsy and now operates from 55 sites throughout metropolitan, regional and rural NSW and the ACT. https://www.cerebralpalsy.org.au