Early Childhood Intervention Australia (ECIA) provides a national focus and forum, promotes the public profile of early childhood intervention, facilitates effective liaison and advocacy in the community, and fosters quality information and service provision. Services include organisation of seminars and workshops and a national conference every two years.
Early childhood intervention is the process of providing specialised support and services for infants and young children with developmental delays or disabilities, and their families in order to promote development, well-being and community participation.
ECIA has Chapters in New South Wales/ACT, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia/NT. A National Council co-ordinates activities across Australia with two representatives from each Chapter.
ECIA National President
Rani Dibley and Trish Hanna
Membership is open to anyone interested in early childhood intervention.If you are interested in joining ECIA, please contact the relevant state or territory chapter.
More information can be found be visiting the ECIA National website – www.ecia.org.au.