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22 Oct 2018
With Occupational Therapy week celebrations kicking off over the weekend, I thought this would be a great chance to answer some questions about Paediatric Occupational Therapy and rediscover some of the things that make OT so great! What is OT? Occupational therapy is an allied health profession that focusses on building skills and improving participation […]Read more Happy Occupational Therapy Week!
After years of pondering how Restrictive Practices would be monitored in the new world of NDIS we now have our answer. Well some of it. The new NDIS Restrictive Practices and Behaviour Support Rules 2018. Just in case you haven’t had chance yet to wade through the pages of legislation I have provided a brief […]Read more Commissioners new rules for Regulated Restrictive Practices
31 May 2018
There has been a lot of confusion around the Autism diagnosis and eligibility for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The recent “accidental” change to the operational guidelines by the NDIA was certainly at the centre of this. Where they published information stating that Autism Level 2 would no longer be accepted automatically as […]Read more Autism Eligibility for NDIS
There may be occasions when someone in your care demonstrates behaviours that can be difficult to manage. Sometimes you can determine the cause of the behaviours and can then work to change conditions so that the behaviours cease or at least reduce! However, there may be times when you feel that you need some professional […]Read more BEHAVIOUR SUPPORT – WHAT YOU CAN DO IF YOUR ON A WAITLIST FOR HELP
16 Feb 2018
To provide or not to provide? This issue seems to be polarised for many, from “No way, they will rob me of all my funding!” to “Absolutely, what does it matter?” The fact is that you do not have to provide your NDIS support plan to any service provider. In the true spirit of the […]Read more Should you provide your NDIS plan to Service Providers?