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- ACT All Abilities Occupational Therapy
Services include: Occupational therapy services for people of all ages. Specialising in choosing the right wheelchair, seating solutions for complex physical disabilities, help with non-standard ways of vehicle travel, help with access to technology, home modifications, therapy for hand writing.
- ACT Education and Training Directorate
Services include: The ACT Education Directorate has responsibility to ensure students in ACT public schools can access and participate in education on the same basis as other students. Disability Education programs such as Learning Support Units, Specialist Schools and Inclusion Support Program for children with disability within ACT Government schools have not changed as a result of the introduction of the NDIS. Schools are responsible for ensuring students with disability can access both the physical environment and the school curriculum.
- As One Therapy Pty Limited
Services include: The principal object for which As One Therapy Pty Ltd is established is to provide benevolent relief of poverty, sickness, suffering, distress, misfortune, disability, destitution or helplessness.
- Aspect - ACT
Services include: Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is Australia’s leading service provider for autism and other disabilities. Our specialised, evidence informed schools program is the largest in the world, with additional services that include information and advice, diagnostic assessments, behaviour support, parent and family support, and adult programs. We share evidence-informed Aspect practice and applied research nationwide.
- Assistive Technology Centre
Services include: Speech Pathologist - We provide support for Augmentative and alternative communication (ACC).
- Australian Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation Pty Ltd
Services include: Occupational therapy services for adults and children in Canberra and the surrounding region. Services available include activities of daily living assessments, assessment for equipment prescription, wheelchairs or scooters, and home modifications.
- Brindabella Hearing and Speech Centre
Services include: Hearing/Audiology and Speech Pathology services for adults and children. We specialise in hearing aids, hearing assessments, tinnitus management and counselling, custom earplugs, hearing loss management, voice and language assessments, and speech therapy. We are a provider for the Office of Hearing, FAHCSIA and Better Start Early Intervention program. Some Medicare rebated services are available as well as some private health insurance claimed services.
- Buzz Speech Pathology
Services include: Buzz Speech Pathology provides assessment and intervention for all children with communication difficulties, including problems with using and understanding language, speech, fluency, reading and spelling. Buzz is a 'mobile' service and will visit your home or your child's school to deliver speech pathology services.
- Canberra Speech and Language
Services include: Paediatric speech pathology practices for children 0-6 years. Special interests include: cleft palate, hearing impairment, preschool speech, breastfeeding.
- Capital Therapy Services Pty Ltd
Services include: Capital Therapy Services provides Speech Pathology services to children with speech and/or language difficulties in Canberra and the surrounding regions.
- Carers ACT
Services include: Carers provide unpaid care and support to family members and friends who have a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness or who are frail-aged.
- Carolyn Maree Holloway
Services include: Providing services for children with Autism Spectrum Disortder and or Developmental Dealy in Canberra; home, school or childcare.
- Cathy Hurman Consulting
Services include: Cathy Hurman Consulting provides speech pathology and assistive technology services to people of all ages with Complex Communication Needs (CCN) in Canberra and the surrounding regions.
- Cerebral Palsy Alliance - Scullin
Services include: When you come to Cerebral Palsy Alliance in Canberra you will be working with an experienced team of therapists who truly understand your disability.
- Communicate Speech Pathology - Hackett
Services include: The Speech Therapists at Communicate Speech Pathology have been providing speech and language pathology interventions to children and adults across Sydney, Wollongong and Canberra since 2004. We have developed a reputation for providing comprehensive Speech and language therapy for a variety of communication disorders.
- Community Options
Services include: A number of in-home and community based programs providing personal care, social support, community access, domestic assistance, case management and coordination to older people and people with disabilities.
- Dr Eliza Ahmed - Child Development
Services include: Psychological & Educational assessment and therapy services for children and families.
- DUO Services Australia Ltd
Services include: DUO is a leading provider of personal, home and community support services in and around Canberra. We’re here to support people to live how and where they choose through flexible and innovative opportunities for independent living.
- EACH Child - ACT
Services include: NDIS registered, Early Childhood Intervention, speech therapy, occupational therapy, small group programs, servicing children up to 12 years old.
- Eat, Speak, Learn - Speech Pathology Services
Services include: Eat, Speak, Learn - Speech Pathology Services is a Canberra based service for children aged 0-12 years old with difficulties in communication and feeding.
- Gail Bennell Speech Pathology - Canberra
Services include: Gail Bennell is a Qualified Speech Pathologist, who is experienced in helping nonverbal children learn to communicate.
- Guide Dogs NSW/ACT
Services include: Free assessment and training to people of all ages who have lost some or all of their vision. Aids supplied to enhance independent access to community, vocational and education services include canes, electronic aids, guide dogs, adapted GPS. Services also include public education, access advice, and scanning programs for those who have lost vision due to stroke or Acquired Brain Injury. Training and equipment provided to individuals and agencies is all free if not covered by NDIS.
- Helen McCaffray - Occupational Therapist
Services include: Helen McCaffray provides a mobile Occupational Therapy Service within the ACT and surrounding NSW areas. Visits can be arranged at home, child care centre, preschool or school.
- Horizon Therapy Services
Services include: Horizon Occupational Therapy Services specialise in enabling clients to increase physical, psychological and social independence at home and at work, through engagement in meaningful activities.
- House with No Steps - Belconnen
Services include: As one of Australia's leading providers of disability services, we are dedicated to ensuring people with a disability have greater choice, control and freedom - we work hard to make sure everyone we support gets a fair go.
- Jenni Embleton Speech Pathology
Services include: Jenni Embleton is a Canberra based speech pathologist, specialising in helping young children with communication and feeding difficulties.
- Karen Ip Speech Pathology Clinic
Services include: Karen Ip Speech and Language Clinic has been providing speech therapy services in Canberra and surrounding regions since March 2010.
- Little Hands Occupational Therapy
Services include: We are a newly established private practice that will provide therapeutic support for children in Canberra/ACT and surrounds. Little Hands Occupational Therapy specialises in supporting children with developmental delays aged 0-6 years as well as children with high and complex needs up until the age of 18 to discover their potential and participate in everyday life.
- Michelle Elmitt Developmental Physiotherapy
Services include: Michelle Elmitt provides quality physiotherapy, hydrotherapy, assessment and intervention for children, those with disabilities, the elderly, and those with sporting injuries. She specialises in the facilitation of the neurological, musculoskeletal and sensory motor systems. The Developmental Physiotherapy space is a safe and comfortable environment which enables the dynamic development of these systems and encourages children to become active in their environment.
- MyOT Therapy Services
Services include: MyOT Therapy Services provide caring, client led occupational therapy services for Children and their families, people who need specialised equipment like wheelchairs, electric beds, bath seats. We are highly skilled at helping people as we have over 25 years of experience providing clinical services to the ACT community.
Services include: Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Exercise Physiology and Speech Pathology services to meet the needs of people with diagnosis of damage to neurological or sensory systems, or those with other complex rehabilitation conditions.
- Noah's Ark - ACT
Services include: At Noah's Ark, we are committed to working with families and the community to build better futures for children with disabilities and additional needs.
- Northcott - ACT
Services include: Our local staff are already providing NDIS supports for people with disability in the ACT. We offer a wide range of person centred services for both children and adults, all tailored to meet your individual needs and the supports funded in your NDIS Plan.
- Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children - Canberra
Services include: RIDBC provides education, therapy, audiology and cochlear implant services for adults and children with hearing or vision loss, and their families.
- Seymour Psychology
Services include: Seymour Psychology is particularly focused on working with families and children with special needs.
- Sheila Norman Children's Occupational Therapist
Services include: Sheila Norman provides Occupational Therapy assessments with reports and recommendations for home and pre/school use as well as ongoing therapy as required. Sheila see's children with a wide range of difficulties including low muscle tone, developmental delay, difficulty with fine motor skills and self-help skills, pencil and writing skills, learning difficulties, ADHD, Autism spectrum disorders, Down Syndrome and some aspects of Cerebral Palsy.
- The Royal Society for the Blind - ACT
Services include: The Royal Society for the Blind ACT provides a wide range of rehabilitation and support services that assist people in the ACT who are blind or have low vision, to manage the effects of blindness in their daily lives.
- The Shepherd Centre
Services include: Cochlear implant program, paediatric audiology, child & family counselling, auditory-verbal therapy and speech pathology. If your child has been diagnosed with a hearing loss, or you have concerns about your child's hearing, The Shepherd Centre Canberra can help.
- Therapy 4 Kids
Services include: Therapy 4 Kids is for children from birth to adolescence. We assess and treat children with orthopaedic, developmental or neurological conditions. We are registered with Better Start and the NDIA. Our treatments include exercise prescription, casting, equipment or orthotic prescription, sport skills coaching, gym programs and early intervention. We are predominantly a mobile service to home, school or childcare. We recommend children under 6 years of age are seen in an environment that is meaningful to them. We also offer clinic by appointments for older children, those out of town or those seeking gym prescription. Home visits are available to Canberra, Jerrabomberra and Queanbeyan. An additional $50 fee is charged for home visits outside these areas bounded by Yass and Bungendore.
- Therapy ACT
Services include: Therapy ACT is a program area of the Community Services Directorate. It provides a range of multidisciplinary therapy and support services for people with delays in development and developmental disabilities.
- Vision Australia Canberra
Services include: Vision Australia supports people who are blind or have low vision to live the life they choose. Services are tailored to individual needs and can include: Low Vision Clinics; Reading, writing and information access; Moving about safely; Techniques for daily living; Emotional wellbeing programs; Recommendation, supply and use of assistive equipment and technology; Support to access recreation and leisure activities; Support to access further education and training courses; Support to obtain and maintain employment; Family-centred Children's Services.
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