Allied Health Support

If your school has students with challenging behaviours, the Lizard Centre can help.

We are an approved provider of the Specialist Allied Health and Behaviour Support Provider Scheme, and can provide your school with a range of specialist allied health and assessment services including:

  • services designed to improve learning outcomes for students with disability and learning difficulties
  • professional development support for your teachers working with students with disability and learning difficulties.

We are available to help support your staff and students every step of the way.

How do we provide our services?

We are flexible in how we deliver services to your school and want to work with you to get the best results.  We deliver at a frequency that suits you and your students. We can design a schedule that works for you, whether it’s a single session, recurring sessions over a school term or year or creating an educational program series.

Our services are available to everyone in schools within the Sydney metro area. You and your school have the freedom to choose the services and programmes necessary to enhance learning and support student achievement.

We support putting the student first, being inclusive, creative, and using best-practice therapies to change people’s lives.

How do we tailor our service delivery to suit differing needs?

We partner with you to create specialised programmes that are suited to the requirements of each child, removing any obstacles to treatment.

We offer a wide range of consultations including face-to-face, one-on-one, small group, classroom and all school, and virtual.

We meet the following requirements:

We hold current NDIS registration status

All staff have current Working with Children Check Status and have completed Mandatory Child Protection Training

Our staff are experienced and able to deliver services to schools

Our business is registered and we maintain full insurances

What services do we provide?

We work with schools to provide specialist allied health services to individual students, whole classes, small student groups, teachers and learning support staff. Our specialist allied health services and support include:

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Assessments and observations

Assessing your school’s current responses to challenging situations to help provide feedback to teachers.

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Professional development

Facilitate group training with teachers to improve the tools they have to manage situations with students.

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Personalised support plans for students

Developing and implementing personalised support plans for students who have been identified with learning needs.

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Recommendations on extracurricular improvements

Delivering recommendations on extracurricular improvements you can make as a school to support your student’s mental health and wellbeing and to improve their behaviour.

About Lizard

Lizard is one of Australia’s leading providers of evidence-based intervention for young children with autism spectrum disorder (autism) and related developmental delays.  We opened our first Lizard Centre specialist paediatric clinic in Sydney in 2003 and now also have centres in Melbourne and Adelaide. Lizard is part of the Nextt group, a leading Australian provider of in-home care across the children’s, disability, mental health and aged care sectors.

Contact us for more information

To find out more, simply call us, email us or submit an enquiry and we will get back to you within 24 hours (or the next business day).

Alternatively, you can complete the Department of Education Order Form for Scheme Services and return it to us by email.

Call us on 1300 752 617

Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5pm (AEST)

Enquire now

Please provide as much detail on what you require, including: What are your school’s goals for engaging these services? Service Modes: for example are you looking for professional development supports for your teaching staff in a particular area, or group supports for a range of students.
Please provide information on your ideal timeframes. Consider when would you like the services delivered? (Term, Week/weeks(if known), How many sessions, : For what length (if known).