The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is here! Michelle is a specialist disability provider and will work closely with other agencies, family and schools in the Noosa and Hinterland regions to ensure the highest quality of services are provided.

ASD – Autism

Sometimes a new assessment of needs and functioning is required to support your application to NDIS. Michelle is experienced in diagnostic, adaptive functioning and behavioural assessments. The assessment may also involve a Speech and Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, a Physiotherapist or a Behavioural Optometrist as needed, Michelle will consult with Allied Health Professionals for an integrated response.

The assessment typically involves:

  • Semi-structured interviews with participant/primary carer
  • Adaptive behaviour assessment
  • Autism Diagnostic Interview – R or ADOS
  • Adapted assessment of social skills/academic skills/work ready skills
  • Independent living skills review
  • Sensory and motor skills assessment
  • Review of previous reports

Other Services

  • Social skills and relationships
  • Support with mental health
  • Positive behaviour support
  • Reducing restrictions and increasing quality of life
  • Psychological Therapy