How does the NDIS help Children?

How does the NDIS help Children?

Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) If your child has a permanent disability or medical illness that affects his/her aptitude to attend to daily tasks, they may be eligible to receive NDIS funding. NDIS is the relatively novel strategy...
NDIS and OT. Everything you need to know!

NDIS and OT. Everything you need to know!

What are the benefits of the NDIS? The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a relatively new scheme that the Australian government put into effect in 2016. The program restructured the way that Australians and their families living with disabilities can use...
Psychology treatment through the NDIS

Psychology treatment through the NDIS

How can the NDIS help my child? Current statistics and data show that approximately 20 per cent of Australian people are diagnosed with a permanent disability or medical illness that results in significant impact on their daily life and engagement in their social,...
Speech therapy for autistic child at home

Speech therapy for autistic child at home

Autism and how it can affect a child Autism (also referred to as autism spectrum disorder; ASD) is a condition that affects the overall development of an individual, typically signified by deficits and issues with social skills, communication and repetitive...
Autism speech and language

Autism speech and language

Background on autism Autism is a lifelong neuro-developmental disorder which impacts on a person’s brain development, commonly leading to problems with social interactions, communication deficits, narrow interests and/or repetitious behavioural tendencies. Often,...
Handwriting Occupational Therapist

Handwriting Occupational Therapist

Importance of handwriting One of the key methods a child’s progress and development is often assessed in educational settings is their handwriting. Although it may appear to be an elementary activity, handwriting is actually a complicated process. The task of...
Adolescent Psychologist

Adolescent Psychologist

The period of adolescence is usually full of change and growth, as teenagers develop not just physically, but also mentally and emotionally. During this time, adolescents often need to manage familial relationships, friendships and sexual relationships, pressures of...
Speech pathologist near me

Speech pathologist near me

What is a speech pathologist? A speech pathologist (or therapist) is a university graduate who works in the allied health industry. Speech pathologists work with people who have difficulties in communication and assist them to enhance their capacity to communicate...