NDIS and occupational therapy

Many people with disability can benefit from occupational therapy services.

But is it covered by the NDIS?

It is! Occupational Therapy is often included in a NDIS participant’s plan, and can be in either the Core Supports or Capacity Building sections.

Occupational Therapy services through the NDIS

  • Assistive technology assessments and recommendations (aids and equipment)
  • Home modifications
  • Vehicle modifications and driving assessments
  • Assessment of personal support needs (personal care)
  • Coordinating respite care
  • Housing assessments for participants requiring Specialist Disability Accommodation
  • Transport assistance
  • Orientation and mobility training
  • Supported employment evaluation and training services
  • Helping children to reach their developmental goals through interventions such as play-based therapy
  • Whole of life personal planning

Finding an Occupational Therapist with CareAbout


Quality Care
At CareAbout, we only work with allied health providers who are customer focussed and have robust processes in place.


Certified Providers with Availability
All providers we work with are NDIS certified and have immediate availability.


Your happiness is our success
If the relationship between you and the provider doesn’t last, we don’t get paid. So we make sure we only recommend providers who will do a good job.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is occupational therapy?

  • What is the difference between occupational therapy and physiotherapy?