In-home Baby Intervention Service expands thanks to Telethon

Ability Centre is very excited to announce that our In Home Baby Intervention Service (IBIS) will continue to provide specialist therapy support thanks to generous support from Telethon. The program is now funded until July 2019. We have also received additional funding to set up an equipment loan library for families and we will be expanding our service into the South Metropolitan region accepting referrals for this region from June 2018 onwards.

IBIS is available to babies considered at risk of neurodevelopmental conditions up to the age of 24 months. This innovative family centred program monitors the baby’s developmental progress and offers advice and strategies to support their development, well-being and participation within everyday routines. 

Some feedback from some of our families accessing IBIS:

“We found the service provided to be top class. All the personal providing the service were very professional and dealt with our daughter very well. Both myself and my wife appreciated the time they gave to us explaining what they were doing and answering our questions.”

“Everyone has been so caring and kind and love that they communicate with each other's so well so I don't feel like I'm repeating myself.”

“IBIS has been fantastic for our son - wouldn't hesitate to recommend this service! Having sessions at home is also really good as treatment is undertaken with your own toys so you know exactly what to use to help and support your child once the therapist finishes the session.”