To deliver services and develop the capacity of communities to be inclusive of all children and families particularly those who are at risk and vulnerable.
Inclusion means more than just accepting differences. It means being valued as an individual and to have one’s needs met and to belong.
PRINCIPLES OF INCLUSION
Physically inclusive communities facilitate social and physical development.
Educationally inclusive communities actively engage, enhance wellbeing and promote lifelong learning.
Culturally inclusive communities respect the culture, context and contributions of families and cultural groups.
Socially inclusive communities value, support and build the capacity of families to raise children, have positive relationships and participate in communities.
Intensive support to assist children's development in areas of communication, social wellbeing and motor skills.
Resourcing and facilitating parent support needs.
Services to support learning and development for children with a disability.
Assessment of at risk and vulnerable children and development of programs and activities to meet individual needs.
Financial assistance to provide additional practical support.
Bilingual and cultural support for children from refugee and CALD backgrounds.
Referral to specialist service equipment and therapeutic support for children with a disability and for additional needs.
SProfessional Learning and Sector Reform