Disability and special needs

Disability support at preschool


To be eligible to apply for support children must be enrolled at their local preschool and have any of the following conditions:

How to apply

Referral for support can be made by:

  • the family
  • other agencies - eg Autism SA, Novita, Disability Services
  • a doctor
  • the Department for Education and Child Development Statewide Support Services

Talk to the preschool director for further information, or contact the support service  at one of the metropolitan or country locations listed on this page.

Disability support program locations in metropolitan and country areas

There are thirteen Inclusive Preschool programs in metropolitan and country areas of South Australia supporting children with disability and high support needs to optimise their learning outcomes within a localised preschool.

Program location Contact information Support service
Acacia Kindergarten 21 Wimmera Street,
Mount Gambier 5290
Phone: 8725 7373
Email dl.6501_leaders@schools.sa.edu.au

Blue Lake Partnership

Mount Gambier
Phone 8724 5300

Bains Road Centre 10 Gum Court,
Morphett Vale 5162
Phone: 8322 3798
Email: dl.3610_leaders@schools.sa.edu.au

Panalatinga Partnership

Noarlunga Centre
Phone: 8207 3714

The Briars Special Early Learning Centre 5 Briar Road,
Felixstow 5070
Phone: 8365 9808
Email: dl.1417.leaders@schools.sa.edu.au

Campbell Partnership

Ph: 8366 8800

Elsie Ey Kindergarten

Kingfisher Drive,
Hewett 5118
Phone: 8522 1900
Email: dl.2622_leaders@schools.sa.edu.au

Barossa Partnership

Phone: 8256 8111

Kirton Point Kindergarten 63 Stevenson Street,
Port Lincoln 5606
Phone: 8682 5969
Email: dl.6627.leaders@schools.sa.edu.au

Pt Lincoln Partnership

Phone: 8682 3788

Park's Children's Centre Trafford Street,
Angle Park 5010
Phone: 8243 5772
Email: dl.5380_leaders@schools.sa.edu.au

Inner West Partnership

Phone: 8416 7333

Sir Thomas Playford Kindergarten 136 Goodman Road,
Elizabeth South 5112
Phone: 8255 1136
Email: dl.2672_leaders@schools.sa.edu.au

Elizabeth Partnership

Phone: 8256 8188

Solomontown Preschool 1 Prince Street,
Port Pirie 5606
Phone: 8632 3800
Email: dl.6666_leaders@schools.sa.edu.au

Pirie Partnership

Phone: 8632 0600

Tinyeri Childrens Centre 65 Jarvis Avenue,
Murray Bridge 5253
Phone: 8531 1515
Email: dl.6551_leaders@schools.sa.edu.au

Murraylands Partnership

Murray Bridge
Phone: 8532 0701

Whyalla Stuart Early Childhood Centre Kindergarten 24 Ramsay Street,
Whyalla Stuart 5608
Phone: 8649 3173
Email: dl.6628_leaders@schools.sa.edu.au

Whyalla Partnership

Port Augusta
Phone: 8641 6877

Willow Close Preschool Centre Willow Close,
Mount Barker 5251
Phone: 8391 0506
Email: dl.4675_leaders@schools.sa.edu.au

Heysen Partnership

Mount Barker
Phone: 8391 4705

Speech and language programs

There are eight Speech and language programs in the Adelaide metropolitan area that support children with severe speech and language difficulties.

Program location Contact information Support services
Bertram Hawker Kindergarten 7 Wooltana Avenue,
Myrtle Bank 5064
Phone: 8379 3134
Email: dl.4607.leaders@schools.sa.edu.au

POGS (Greenhill South) Partnership

Felixstow Office
Phone: 8366 8800

Brentwood Drive Kindergarten 79 Brentwood Drive,
Hackham West 5163
Phone: 8384 2783

Beach Road Partnership

Noarlunga Office
Phone: 8207 3714

Flagstaff Oval Kindergarten York Drive,
Flagstaff Hill 5159
Phone: 8270 5135

South Valley Precinct Partnership

Noarlunga Office
Phone: 8207 3714

Glandore Community Kindergarten 37 St. Georges Avenue,
Glandore 5037
Phone: 8293 5325
Email: dl.5616.leaders@schools.sa.edu.au

POGS (Greenhill South) Partnership

Felixstow Office
Phone: 8336 8800

John Hartley B-7 Children's Centre 199 Peachey Road,
Smithfield Plains SA 5114
Email: dl.1901_info@schools.sa.edu.au

Peachey Partnership

Para Hills Office
Phone: 8314 4000

Lake Windermere Children's Centre 17 Uraidla Avenue,
Salisbury North 5108
Email: dl.1908_info@schools.sa.edu.au

Orion Partnership

Para Hills Office
Phone: 8314 4000

Valley View Kindergarten Geoffrey Avenue,
Valley View 5093
Phone: 8261 8201
Email: dl.2677.leaders@schools.sa.edu.au

Montague Partnership

Para Hills Office
Phone: 8314 4000

West Lakes Kindergarten 294 Sportsman Drive,
West Lakes 5021
Phone: 8353 1282
Email: dl.5653.leaders@schools.sa.edu.au

Western Adelaide Shores Partnership

Flinders Park Office
Phone: 8416 7333

The Briars Special Early Learning Centre

The Briars Special Early Learning Centre is a preschool in South Australia specifically for young children with significant developmental delay and or disability. Children participate in individualised educational programs designed to develop their potential in all learning areas. To find out more phone the centre on 8365 9808.

Related information

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