Successful NDIS Report Writing

This webinar is brought to you by the DA Disability Interest Group (2020).

Dietitians are valuable supports for people living with a disability, however often have trouble communicating in the language used by NDIA planners. This webinar is designed to assist Dietitians in successfully writing NDIS reports to obtain appropriate funding to best support clients with a disability. Our three knowledgeable speakers Sally Girvan, Jamil Tuazon, and Michelle Livy will share their insights, tips and tricks when navigating NDIS reporting requirements.

This webinar aims to support clinicians who are already working in the field, however will also be valuable to those newly graduated and/or newly practicing in the NDIS space.

Learning Outcomes:

- What are NDIS requirements for report writing?
- What is ‘reasonable and necessary’?
- What are functional outcomes?
- What resources are available to assist Dietitians writing NDIS reports?
- Apply the principles of functional language to report writing case studies


Michelle Livy has been working as a dietitian for close to twenty years. Working in a variety of settings including acute care, community health and private practice. Along with a variety of geographical locations; Melbourne, regional Victoria, the United Kingdom and the Northern Territory. An area of interest includes helpful and practical eating patterns for good mood, wellbeing and fitness. Michelle has also completed further study in art therapy to offer a more active and experiential approach to nutrition education and shaping external and inner resources for beneficial change.

Sally Girvan has been a dietitian for 35 years and has worked in a number of different settings. She started her career as a paediatric dietitian at the Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne and has worked in paediatrics for most of her career. Other areas she has worked in include clinical dietetics in both public and private hospitals, research dietitian in heart disease, gestational diabetes and youth mental health. She was a sport dietitian consultant to the Australian Institute of Sport for over 10 years and a lecturer at Deakin University Dietetics Masters course for two years. For the past 20 years, Sally has worked in Early Intervention for children with disabilities or developmental delay. During this time, she also had a private practice seeing clients of all ages with disabilities. She has a special interest in people with Autism and their feeding habits.

Jamil Tuazon has been working in the disability field for over 10 years. She was employed by the NSW government disability service in FACS/ADHC from 2009 as a part of the community support team, that provide multidisciplinary support to moderate-complex disabilities. Jamil currently works as a senior dietitian and team leader of the clinical team in Kinela, that provides dietetic, speech pathology and occupational therapy support to people across NSW, QLD, VIC and SA via online therapy. Jamil has key interest in fussy eating and providing support for people living in supported accommodation.

This webinar is worth 1.5 CPD hours.
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