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Inklings in WA

If you live in Western Australia and your baby is aged between 6-18 months, you may be eligible to participate in Inklings. Inklings is funded for eligible families in WA.

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Inklings Program in WA

Inklings is a program to support babies aged 6-18 months who are showing early social and communication differences.

The Inklings Program is funded in Western Australia through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) as part of a new partnership between the NDIS, Telethon Kids Institute, Child and Adolescent Health Service and WA Country Health Service.

The 10-session Inklings Program is delivered fortnightly within six months. Inklings sessions are delivered in-clinic or via telehealth.

There are no out-of-pocket expenses for eligible families participating in Inklings in WA.

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Who is Inklings for?

Inklings supports caregivers to better understand their baby. The program helps caregivers understand how their baby communicates and supports them to respond and interact with their baby.

Your baby may benefit from Inklings if:

They are showing delays or differences in their early social and communication development.

They are not yet demonstrating a range of expected social and communication behaviours for their age.

You are worried about your baby's social interaction and communication development.

Learn more about social communication milestones

Can my baby participate?

To participate in Inklings in WA, babies must be:

  • Between 6-18 months of age at the commencement of the program.
  • Families must be based in WA for the duration of the program.

If these requirements are met, the next step is to complete a questionnaire about your baby's development.

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Information for referrers

If you are a GP, child health nurse, or other health professional who would like to refer a baby in Western Australia aged 6-18 months to the Inklings program, please click here.

Access our resources:

Alternatively, contact:

+61 8 6319 1155

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