Support is available for funded kindergartens to plan and put in place a program that is responsive to the individual abilities, interests and needs of children with a disability, developmental delay, or complex medical needs. The Kindergarten Inclusion Support Program (KIS) contributes to the delivery of quality kindergarten programs in line with the National Quality Framework.
There are resources available to support kindergartens to implement an inclusive program.
Learn more about these programs and check the eligibility criteria HERE.
We can provide:
Factsheet - Role of a KIS funded AA
All members of the kindergarten team contribute to the education of children in the group.
The benefits of a team approach are:
To be eligible for the KIS program, services need to demonstrate the following in their application:
All clients need to meet at least ONE of the following criteria:
All clients also need to meet at least ONE of the following criteria:
Refer to the Department of Education and Training (DET) website and read the Kindergarten Inclusion Support Guidelines before commencing an application.
Effective supervision for high-risk groups
Meaningful group time experiences
2022 Kindergarten Inclusion Support Program
Step by Step on how to write a KIS application
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