Kid-Eze Therapy Services

Kindergarten Inclusion Support Services (KISS)

Prep funding assessmentFunded by the Commonwealth Government and the Department of Human Services and managed by Connections.

The program provides supplementary support to assist children with severe disabilities to access Department of Human Services funded Kindergarten programs. This is not available for 3 year old kinder programs; only 4 year old programs.

Eligibility criteria include the following 3 areas:

  • Child is at significant risk of injury to self or others
  • Child is extremely restricted in their capacity for movement
  • Child has exceptional support needs which require immediate medical intervention for life threatening situations.

Please note: You may only need to be eligible for one of these criteria for funding.

Occupational therapists can play a vital role in providing evidence to support your application to ensure that your child’s needs are met in the 4 year old kinder program.
For further information, contact the KISS coordinator on 98710233.