Peak Body Inclusion Resources

Early Childhood Australia (ECA) inclusion resources including the ECA position statement on inclusion and downloadable fact sheets.

Early Childhood Australia and Early Childhood Early Intervention Australia (ECIA)’s combined Position Statement on inclusion of children with a disability in early childhood education and care.


Resources for Educators

NSW Department of Education Disability and Inclusion Program

2019 Guidelines and information for preschool educators and administrators regarding support and funding to include children with disability and additional needs in community-based preschools.

Working Together Agreement

Free downloadable tools to help preschool educators, visiting early childhood intervention practitioners and families work together to include children with disabilities in mainstream early childhood settings.

Early Years Connect

Information sheets, training modules and recorded webinars for early childhood educators from the QLD Department of Education

Be You Mental Health Initiative

Training, support services and resources for education professionals to promote growing mentally healthy early childhood communities.

KU Children’s Services Inclusion Matters App

This free app includes a range of free tools, templates, fact sheets and links to a variety of resources that promote inclusion of all children. Download the app here

NSW/ACT Inclusion Agency Resources to Support Inclusion

This page shares resources which promote the inclusion of all children. www.inclusionagencynswact.org.au/resources-to-support-inclusion

Early Childhood Intervention Australia E-learning

A number of e-learning online training packages are available for purchase from ECIA including “Does this Child Need Help?”, “Inclusion Partners in Practice” and “Best Practice in Early Childhood Intervention.”

Early Childhood Intervention Australia Inclusion Together Blog Articles

Interviews and reflections written by practitioners around their experiences and learnings around including children with disability.

Learning Links Fact Sheets

Learning Links provides some free fact sheets about topics such as transition to school, supporting children with autism in preschool settings and reading with young children.


Accessing the National Disability Insurance Scheme and Early Intervention Services

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Information about how the Early Childhood Early Intervention approach works.

The NDIS Early Childhood Early Intervention Approach

Support through Lifestart for children with a disability or concerns about development to access assessment, early intervention services and the National Disability Insurance Scheme for children aged 0-6.

Choosing quality early childhood intervention

Link to the Early Childhood Intervention Australia website and a booklet of information for families on how to find and make informed choices about the most suitable intervention services for their child and family.


Supporting Social and Emotional Development

Circle of Security

A parenting program which aims to build strong and secure carer-child attachment relationships. Information, resources and training for families and professionals.

Centre for Social and Emotional Foundations to Early Learning and Pyramid Teaching Model

This website contains a range of free modules, tip sheets, sample social stories and other information relating to developing children’s social and emotional competence and reducing challenging behaviour.

NSW Department of Education - Additional Needs at Preschool

Services provided by the Department of Education for preschoolers with additional needs.

Early Childhood Intervention Australia Transition to School Resource

Free practical information for families and services about supporting a smooth transition from preschool to school for children with a disability. Specific information for early childhood educators is available under the “Ready Services” tab.

NSW Department of Education - Additional Learning Needs

Tips and resources for parents of children with additional learning needs as they prepare to start school.

Short videos about inclusion in early childhood from the Victorian Inclusion Agency