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functional outcomes after ABI

Using VR Platforms to Improve Functional Outcomes After ABI

Each month at Ability Partners, our hard-working Occupational Therapists gather to present, analyse and discuss different journal articles. This journal article was sourced to support the review of current literature for the use of VR platforms that incorporate ADLs to improve functional outcomes after ABI.  Our OT’s covered the following journal about functional outcomes after […]

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psychology and counselling

What is the difference between Psychology and Counselling?

The main difference between psychology and counselling lies in their approaches. A psychologist analyses and understands a human’s behaviour and thought process to deliver various treatment options. Counselling, on the other hand, involves a more client-centred approach where they help an individual overcome personal and psychological challenges by providing them with practical solutions and therapeutic

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5 Netflix TV Shows that Highlight the Impact of Disability

5 Netflix TV Shows that Highlight the Impact of Disability At Ability Partners, we love kicking back on the couch and bingeing the best that TV has to offer. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of 5 Netflix TV shows that highlight the impact of disability. From heartfelt personal accounts to hilarious and captivating storylines,

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NDIS Cultural and Linguistics Strategy 2024-28 Key Takeaways

The NDIS Cultural and Linguistics Strategy has been announced to support people with disability and a Cultural and Linguistics Diversity (CALD) background, to better access and learn about the scheme.  The new NDIS Cultural and Linguistics Strategy aims to achieve the following:  Make it easier for Cultural and Linguistic Diversity (CALD) communities to participate in

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Enhancing Mental Health for Autistic People

Each month at Ability Partners, our hard-working Occupational Therapists gather to present, analyse and discuss different journal articles. In April 2024, the group talked about strengths based practice for enhancing mental health for autistic people.  They recently covered the following journal:  Holmes, L., Goebel, R., Hollingue, C., Zhu, S., Zhang, H., Shan, W., … Rothman,

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participant employment strategy

NDIS Participant Employment Strategy Key Takeaways

The NDIA has released their new Participant Employment Strategy 2024-2026 in a continued effort to improve employment outcomes for people with disability. The Participant Employment Strategy Action Plan includes 16 priority actions over the next 3 years with four focus areas. They include: Quality Planning   Priority Actions   Build and measure staff capability Improve

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Independent NDIS Review: What You Need to Know

The final report of the Independent NDIS Review conducted has been released with 26 recommendations and 139 supporting actions for the NDIS to implement. An independent review was undertaken to restore trust and confidence for NDIS participants and to improve experiences and outcomes. The Australian Government and states and territories have committed to reforming the

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