Receiving NDIS clinical services during the coronovirus covid-19 behaviour support and counselling therapies – a new book launch!

Well before the health outbreak of Covid-19 we were taking steps to move our service model into telehealth methods. It just happened that when we were ready to complete the published book, lodge the ISBN number, and provide public access to the book - the virus outbreak was escalating this past week across NSW and …

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 …

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 …

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. …

Interview with Dr Joseph Randolph Bowers

This interview was recorded by a colleague who wanted to remain unnamed. They gathered this information to share in their organisation. Dr Bowers, may I call you Joseph? Yes, no worries. Joseph, why did you create Ability Therapy Specialists (ATS)? About three years ago now, the NSW government and the commonwealth moved forward with plans …