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Early Intervention

Early Intervention

At Learning Curve Psychology, we offer a range of research-based early intervention services, including;

  • Individual therapy, treatment and management
  • Family consultations
  • School readiness programs
  • Social skills programs
  • Autism assessments
  • Individualised social stories, visuals and visual schedules
  • School/kinder visits
  • Teacher/school staff consultations

All of our psychologists are approved Early Intervention Service Providers under the Helping Children with Autism (HCWA) package. Find out more information about the HCWA government initiative here.

To find out more about using your child’s HCWA funding for resources, visit our HCWA Resources and FAQ’s page.

What is Early Intervention?

Research has shown that early intervention makes a big difference to a child’s development leading to improved outcomes for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and those with other developmental concerns. Benefits may include improved social skills, daily living skills and independent functioning.

Young children with autism who receive early intervention have a much greater chance, later in life, of living independently, securing employment and developing meaningful and lasting relationships. Long-term research has also shown benefits for children as they grow and develop.

Early diagnosis followed by individualised therapy empowers children with autism and their parents to overcome challenges and to live happier, healthier, and more successful lives.

This information is from an article by the AEIOU Foundation. To read the full article here. To find out more about early intervention research here.


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