Why do I need an NDIS funded OT functional assessment?

Why do I need an NDIS funded OT functional assessment?

An Occupational Therapist (OT) is a university-trained health professional who helps people enhance their overall independence and general life skills. OTs work with people of all ages and medical backgrounds to assist them to better perform the activities that are...
Psychology for children

Psychology for children

What is a psychologist? Psychologists study human behaviour. That means they are concerned with how people think, learn, feel and act. To become a psychologist, one must complete a recognised university degree. In broad terms, psychologists help people improve how...
Psychology and Autism

Psychology and Autism

Autism information Autism is a lifelong developmental disorder affecting how a person regards and engages with other people and their environment. It is a condition that is characterized by being on a spectrum; all people with autism share some difficulties and...
OT and self-regulation for children

OT and self-regulation for children

What does self-regulation mean? The term self-regulation is often used in the health care field to describe the concept of an individual (you) being able to manage and control themselves (generally referring to their actions and behaviours). It is a regular and...
Psychology for teenagers

Psychology for teenagers

The teenage years is a period of great change and transition for adolescents. They are growing out of childhood and into adulthood, and often must cope with the pressures of family, friends, school and thinking about their future (i.e. what career they are interested...
How OT can help children with learning difficulties

How OT can help children with learning difficulties

What is a learning disorder?  Learning difficulties are associated with serious problems in the areas of reasoning, speaking and listening, writing, reading or mathematics.  Learning disorders are believed to be caused by maladjustments in the nervous system, and...
NDIS therapy at home

NDIS therapy at home

Why does your child need therapy? Some children can develop specific difficulties that affect various areas of their everyday functioning. Often, these issues are related to a disability or diagnosed medical condition, which may be physical or cognitive in nature. If...
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...