Child Aware offers therapeutic support and Early Childhood Early Interventions (ECEI). We also provide psychological and psychometric assessment for diagnosis, reassessment, and continued NDIS support purposes as well as testing for cognitive ability (IQ), academic ability, memory ability, attention ability to assist with plan formulation, and identification of appropriate supports within the home, school, and community.
You are able to use funding under the NDIS Core supports and Capacity Building supports to access psychological services at Child Aware for all ages.
How do psychologists support those with a disability?
- Develop capacity-building skills in areas like communication, social interaction, emotional capacity building, learning, mobility, self-care, self-management
- Provide guidance to set and achieve goals to improve functioning and life
- Develop skills and improve self-reliance and independence
- Support and increase the skills required for community participation
- Develop, improve, enhance personal skills and confidence skills
- Develop, improve and enhance coping mechanisms and skills training to tackle everyday tasks like getting to places on public transport, housekeeping, budgeting
- Collaborate with other services providers, family, and key people
- Support clients to enter the workforce through capacity building (e.g., social skills, communication, emotional capacity, time management, planning, and organisational skills)
- Behavioural management (e.g anger managements & meltdowns) and support to individuals as well as their carers