The Liberals state that the Early Childhood Intervention Service, which was at one point scheduled to be ceased in the NDIS transition, “will continue to operate alongside NDIS providers as they emerge in the market.
We will not be transitioning ECIS unless we are satisfied families will receive the same gold standard service they receive at the moment.”
While the NDIS rollout in Tasmania is complete, the NDIS agreement specifically excludes services provided for schooling. If the ECIS were discontinued—a possibility this policy leaves open—there would be a vacuum of support for children with a disability or a developmental delay at their schools.
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