Terminology used throughout this Guidance follows.

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

Refers to parents, guardians and carers.

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

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.

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

Reviewed 10 June 2020

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