ECIA Western Australia Chapter was established in 1992. Membership includes allied health professionals, parents and carers, early childhood educators, teachers, inclusion support practitioners and others with an interest in the field of early childhood intervention. The executive meet monthly and members are encouraged to attend and provide input.
ECIA WA's work supports children with disability and developmental delays, and their families, as well as the networks that support them. ECIA WA provides quality professional development relevant for both families and professionals working in the field, develops resources for families and practitioners , as well as advocating on State and National issues.
ECIA WA provides a forum for networking, communicating and sharing current information, philosophies and practices relating to the provision of early childhood intervention services in WA.
ECIA WA liaises with and supports the national body of Early Childhood Intervention Australia by providing information to the National Council on early childhood intervention services, practices and issues in WA as well as supporting and enhancing the activities of the national body of Early Childhood Intervention Australia.
Early Childhood Intervention professionals from the Northern Territory can join the WA Chapter. The WA Chapter is committed to supporting the development of a stronger ECIA presence in the Territory. If you have any suggestions for support, please contact ECIA WA on firstname.lastname@example.org