Behaviour Support in New England NSW

Our service extends from Armidale to Inverell. Many of our clients hail from Inverell and we enjoy visiting the beautiful community as often as possible. Travel costs are reduced when we can book in two to four clients in one day visit, and then each participant shares the travel which is three hours return from …

Restrictive Practices Update in Light of NDIA Commission Developments

The NDIS Commission launched 1 July 2018 with new standards for behaviour support. In NSW we have entered into a joint agreement that fits our standards within the umbrella determined by the Commission. This means a few changes to NSW Policy and Practice. To read more and learn about the changes, click on the links. …

Insidious Travel Distance, NDIS Behaviour Support, and Regional Australia

Access, choice, and control in regional Australia and across northern NSW relies on stronger travel policies that take large distances into account. For example, in the New England North West of NSW it is extremely common to rely on services by travelling from one regional centre to another - especially to see a specialist service. …

Inverell Community Clinic

Ability Therapy Specialists begins this Monday providing a fortnightly clinic in Inverell focused on participants of the National Disability Insurance Scheme. We are hosted by Inverell's own Individual Ability Supports (IAS). We also have participants coming via other organisations like Brighter Access. If you know of people interested in attending the clinic, the way to …

Essentials of Behaviour Support – From NDIS Provider Ability Therapy Specialists in Armidale New England NSW

Behaviour Support begins with your goals, strengths, and skills. Goals come from two places. The first is personal feelings. This is how you feel about your life and what you want to do. The second is social feelings. This is how others feel about your life and what others want for you and with you. …

Functional Assessment and Behaviour Support

Essential really to effective behaviour support, "functional assessment" provides the what, why, when, how, and how much of behaviours of concern. In fact, we have read studies that suggest that functional assessments well done improve the likelihood of your choice of support method by as much as 200%. That is, base your effort on a …