Terminology used throughout this guidance is defined below.

Mature minor
Refers to a student who the principal has deemed to be mature minor in accordance with the department’s Mature Minors and Decision Making policy. A mature minor may also make a request/consent on their own behalf.

Parents and carers
Refers to parents/carers and guardians.

Refers to the school principal or principal nominee such as a member of the school leadership team.

Refers to a private therapist/practitioner or a therapist/practitioner employed by an external disability service provider.

Chapter in the NDIS guidelines containing definitions of key terms relevant to NDIS funded therapy in schools

Reviewed 17 January 2024

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