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The funding responsibilities of the NDIS: Health

Confused about what health supports the NDIS will fund? We summarise the health supports that are funded by the health system and those that are funded by the NDIS.

3 ways counselling supports families and individuals with disability

Disability counselling provides support to people with disability and their families (this can be parents, siblings, partners or carers). Counselling can help them to address the challenges that they face individually and as a family as a result of their family member’s disability.

Strengthening exercises in Physiotherapy

One of the ways that our Physiotherapy team might work with your child is through strengthening exercises, which are used as a way to support children who experience muscle weakness and low tone.

Holiday Therapy

School's out! With the summer break upon us, here are some fun activity ideas to keep your child motivated and working towards their therapy goals.

Why our OTs love sensory trays

Sensory trays are an effective way to help your child with a disability to improve and develop not only their senses but also their fine motor movements. They prompt self-directed play where your child is able to explore and play independently.

Understanding how AAC can support your child with a disability

AAC stands for Augmentative and Alternative Communication. It includes a range of systems, devices, strategies and tools that replace or support verbal speech. Augmentative and alternative strategies can go hand in hand to support overall communication and may encourage verbal speech. 

Understanding funding for inclusive childcare

We believe that every child has the right to participate in mainstream childcare environments. One of the ways that we’re supporting families is helping them to understand how to access funding for their child to participate in mainstream childcare.

Inclusive Childcare: Skye's Story

Six year old Skye is full of fun and loves to be in amongst the action. She makes friends wherever she goes, she loves music, swimming and hanging out with her mates. Skye was born with a genetic disorder that is so rare, she is one of a kind in the whole world.