The Prime Minister promised to reduce waiting times for children needing early intervention support. Instead, waiting times have increased.
This is a huge let-down for thousands of families and teachers who had their hopes raised that their children would get extra help sooner.
Every day matters in a young child’s life. The earlier we help young children out with services like speech-language therapy and physical therapy the better those children will do at school.
National will ensure children and families can get early intervention support sooner.