INFORMATION FOR SCHOOLS AND TEACHERS
The Non School Organisations (NSO) Program - Funded Support for Eligible Students
This is an ongoing education support program providing financial assistance to approved organisations to help improve educational opportunities and enhance the learning outcomes of students with disability.
NSO Program funding enables the CRC to offer various programs to schools including:
Education and Therapy Support
Teachers and HoSES collaborate with CRC therapists to design and deliver individualised programs to meet student needs. Therapists include:
- Speech Language Pathologist
- Occupational Therapist
- Exercise Physiologist
- Music Therapist
Appropriate specialised equipment is available to schools to assist eligible students with mobility, communication and social interaction.
Education Support Holiday Program
This program, designed and delivered by CRC Therapists and Educators, aims to support eligible students’ learning and development and will be available several times during the year (e.g. holidays, after school).
Eligibility for NSO funded supports
Students must be enrolled in a State or Non State School and have a verified diagnosis in one or more of the following categories:
- Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
- Hearing Impairment (HI)
- Intellectual Disability (ID)
- Physical Impairment (PI)
- Social Emotional Disorder (SED)
- Speech Language Impairment (SLI)
- Vision Impairment (VI)
How can Schools access NSO Funded Services?
NSO funded services are accessed via school Request for Service (Hyperlink) which must be submitted by the Principal or a nominated delegate (eg, HoSES, Learning Support Staff or Classroom Teachers).