Explaining developmental delay for young children

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New information is available for health professionals who are referring children with developmental delay to the NDIS.

Developmental delay is when a child's development is not at the level expected for their age, and significantly impacts their ability to perform daily routines and activities.

Learn more about developmental delay and the NDIS, including:

  • Early intervention requirements for children under 6 years of age
  • When a NDIS plan is needed
  • Diagnosis and supports
  • Evidence for developmental delay

Visit the new page for Developmental delay for children under 6 years.