Children are eligible for Better Start if diagnosed with one of the following disabilities:
Down syndrome, including mosaic Down syndrome
Fragile X syndrome
New Diagnosis starting as of the 01 January 2013 are:
Prader Willi Syndrome
Cri du Chat
Cornelia de Lange
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.