A Key Worker is a professional who will provide support, resources and be your primary contact
A Key Worker is part of a trans-disciplinary team and has a specialist knowledge of child development, and has experience in working with young children with developmental delays and disabilities. They will support your family to make choices, have access to the information you need, set priorities and help you understand your rights.
A Key Worker is your main contact person, who will work with you and your child to address goals and help with coordinating supports and services.
A Key Worker is part of a team of professionals, who will work with you and other adults in your child’s life to support your child’s development. A Key Worker will visit you and your child in places where you would like the support, such as home, childcare, kindergarten or in the community.
A Key Worker can be a Speech Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Psychologist, Teacher, Social Worker or other ECI professional.
All Biala allied health and education staff take on the key worker role.