Specialist Behaviour Support

NDIA Commission Lauch 1 July 2018 The new financial year brings new government oversight of behaviour support. In NSW where we are based, the state system has now fully transitioned (more or less) to the new national system. This means that disability service providers will face new regulations and standards for behaviour support practice. The …

Restrictive Practices and NDIS Part 2

Essentially, when the states hand over certain controls of the disability sector to the #NDIS, existing standards for safety, dignity, and human rights once covered by state policies will translate to national standards. For example, the NSW Behaviour Support Policy and Practice Guide. The assumption is that existing standards will actually remain if not become …

Restrictive Practices and NDIS

Behaviour support in Australia has evolved in significant ways over the past five years. The NDIS has created a new social, political, and legal environment. One of the areas of most significant change is around restrictive practices. On one hand, the disbanding of state based systems in some states like NSW has left some with …

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. …

From Behaviour Support to Trauma Counselling

ATS are NDIS Registered Providers, and we do private work with a wide range of clients. The NDIS allows participants of the Scheme to access our services under the guidelines of funding. We have developed a number of tailored solutions for people with disabilities and mental health concerns. As specialists in this area our work …

Importance of Independent Behaviour Support

So many people rely on professional supports. We all need doctors, nurses, therapists of many disciplines, and specialists. Yet in disability support many still accept in house practitioners for behaviour support and counselling. Even though these fields are highly specialist - or should be... the complexity of therapy in disability and mental health really requires …

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. …