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Children are eligible for Better Start if diagnosed with one of the following disabilities:

Cerebral palsy
Deafness
Blindness
Down syndrome, including mosaic Down syndrome
Fragile X syndrome
Hearing impairment
Vision impairment

New Diagnosis starting as of the 01 January 2013 are:

Williams Syndrome
Prader Willi Syndrome
Cri du Chat
Kabuki Syndrome
CHARGE
Angelman Syndrome
Cornelia de Lange
Smith-Magenis
Microcephaly

The thresholds that apply to these disabilities have been determined by the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs in conjunction with advice provided by an Expert Reference Group.

Quick Facts About The Region

Carers Queensland is located in the suburb of Camp Hill, the ward of Coorparoo in the council of Brisbane, the state electorate of Greenslopes and the federal electorate of Griffith.