Training that fits around you!

The aim of our online courses are to build capacity in professionals so that families who have children with developmental delay and/or disability have high quality services and supports wherever they are located throughout Australia.


Ideal for:
  • Early childhood intervention (ECI) professionals
  • Therapists, pyschologists, social workers, early childhood educators
  • Early childhood intervention (ECEI) partners
  • Planners for the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA)
  • Undergraduates studying an allied health or teaching qualification

eLearning Courses

4 modules that are based on the National Guidelines for Best Practice in Early Childhood Intervention:

  1. Family
  2. Inclusion
  3. Teamwork
  4. Universal Principles



4 modules that cover identification and early childhood intervention and include assessments to test your knowledge on what you have just learned.

  1. What is identification and what does it mean for children, families and services?
  2. Knowing when a concern is a concern
  3. Talking with families: Communicating concerns
  4. The role of Early Childhood Intervention

Developed to increase awareness and apply practical techniques to improve inclusion, collaboration between professionals and evaluation of practices.

  1. What is inclusion and what does it mean for children and families?
  2. Inclusion best practice
  3. Collaboration for inclusion
  4. Evaluating your inclusive practice

Best Practice in ECI $99

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  • FREE for NDIS ECEI partners (limited time only!)
  • weeks to complete
  • Discounted rate of $75 for members 
  • Based on The National Best Practice Guidelines

Does this child need help?$99

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  • 8 hours of continuing professional development
  • Assess your knowledge in identification and intervention
  • Discounted for members
  • Based on 30+ years of research

Inclusion Partners in Practice$99

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  • Modules on inclusion in ECEC settings
  • Lots of resources to use in your workplace
  • Improve your service to children and their families
    • Discounted rate of $75 for members 

Learn from the experts

ECIA runs a professional development program that provides quality teaching and learning at reasonable prices in accessible locations and at flexible times to fit within your schedule. Programs can also be tailored to be specific to your setting or team by ECIA staff.

For our Professional and Organisational Members, these learning activities are complimentary or are available at a reduced Member rate. See individual event details for fees. To see if your employer is an Organisational Member, please click here.

Our schedule of programs, seminars and events is open to a diversity of attendees from small services to large organisations and offers distinctive benefits including:

  • Participants learn from the experiences of other people and other professions. This can give them important insights into challenges and ways of operating which they can apply to their own circumstances
  • The opportunity to explore issues in confidence, which enables frank and open discussions
  • Participants can develop their network of contacts and relationships which often last long after the event.


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Professional Development in any setting