NDIS Services

Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI)

Sensory SMART is committed to the practice of early intervention. Evidence-based practice has provided significant results for those who have had access to the Early Intervention. NDIS sourced statistics have revealed that 60% of those who have addressed needs in an early intervention program, require little intervention in the long term, only 40% of those in early intervention programs continue to require ongoing intervention. Sensory SMART is a registered member of the ECEIA, for the treatment of children in the 0-6 year age range. “The overall aim of ECEI is to ensure that parents or primary caregivers are able to provide young children who have developmental delay or disabilities with experiences and opportunities that help children gain and use the functional skills they need to participate meaningfully in their environment.” ndis.gov.au/ecei

Early intervention supports for early childhood

A range of therapeutic interventions in a collaborative environment designed to enhance development and maximise the potential of a child who has a developmental delay or is at risk of such a delay.

Behaviour support

A plan developed aimed at limiting the likelihood of behaviours of concern developing and increasing. This plan provides assistance to a participant, their family and support persons to identify behaviours of concern, or that cause harm to participant or others and to design and undertake specific positive behaviour support strategies.

Communication and information equipment

Aids and equipment to assist participants with alternate communication or to access written or spoken communication via electronic or other means.

Development of daily living and life skills

Training and development activities are undertaken by the participant or their carer to increase the ability to live as autonomously as possible. Training can be provided either individually or through group activities and can include skills in daily life activities, communication and social skills, problem-solving and manage the funding of supports.

Participation in community, social and civic activities

Assisting participants to participate actively in community, social and civic activities by developing and enhancing a participant's skills and providing supports during these activities.

Physical Well-Being activities

Provision of support to promote and encourage physical well-being include exercise and physical activities and healthy diets.

Specialised assessment of skills, abilities and needs

Provision of specialised assessment where the participant may have complex or unclear needs or require long term and intensive supports.

Therapeutic supports

  1. Assist the participant to gain skills and improve independence related to identified needs in areas such as language and communication, personal care, mobility and movement, interpersonal interactions, community living to support positive changes in the person's functioning, development and well-being
  2. Are delivered by professionals including Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Speech and Language Pathologist and Psychologist or by a Therapy Assistant under the supervision of the therapist.
  3. Training for independence in travel and transport modification. Assisting with specific skills development that will enhance the ability of the participant to travel and use public transport as independently as possible.

NDIS Service Standards

Sensory Smart stands by the NDIS Service Standards;

Standard 1: Rights

You have the right to be treated fairly when you use disability services.

Standard 2: Participation and Inclusion

You can take part in the community and feel included when you use disability services.

Standard 3: Individual Outcomes

Your service supports you to make choices about what you want to do. You can work towards your goals.

Standard 4: Feedback and Complaints

You can tell people what you think about the services you receive.

Standard 5: Service Access

Finding and using services is fair. You can access the services you need.

Standard 6: Service Management

Disability services should be managed well.

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