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School Aged and Beyond

Our school aged and adult clients can access a range of services based on their needs.

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Early intervention programs may also transition into the following types of services:

  • Psychology services (see Psychological Assessments and Services)
  • Skill building programs - behaviour analytic methods are used to focus on building specific skill areas, improving independence and strengthening adaptive skills in home, school, and workplace environments.
  • Behaviour Support (see Behaviour Support)

Case Examples:

  1. David is seven years old and his school teacher has referred the family for consultation with a psychologist regarding difficulties with attention and concentration, as well as significant academic challenges. Following an initial consultation and assessment with a Bright Eyes psychologist, David attends fortnightly hour-long sessions with the psychologist. Regular contact with the teacher is maintained including the provision of behaviour and learning support strategies. Parent consultation and feedback is also provided.
  2. Ming Lee has been receiving Early Intensive Behavioural Intervention (EIBI) from Bright Eyes since they were three years old. They have commenced kindergarten this year, and have moved to fortnightly sessions for 1.5 hours a week. Focus of sessions aim to improve specific skills such as independent transitioning between activities, conversation skills, and teaching coping mechanisms for anxiety. In addition, Ming Lee attends a social skills group on a fortnightly basis.
  3. Rishi is 10 years old and presents with moderate behaviour challenges including aggression, property destruction, and absconding. A behaviour support practitioner is working with Rishi and his family to develop a behaviour support plan and implement strategies using NDIS Specialist Behaviour Support funding.