Children with Special Needs

  • The expanded ECCE programme commenced in September 2016.
  • From September 2016, a new model “Supporting Access to Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) for Children with a Disability” was introduced.  This model of supports includes continuing professional development for early years workers, grants for equipment and alteration for services.  For more info about the AIM programme see link below;
  • All applications for exemptions for children with special needs must be approved by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs in advance.


Overage exemption

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