A man sets his NDIS goal to improve his communication skills so he can communicate with his parents in a more robust way. He does not know where to start, what services are suitable for him, and how to use the funding in his NDIS plan.
How can a support coordinator help?
A support coordinator can connect him to relevant allied health services, considering their credibility, wait times, and how accessible they are to the client (e.g. based on funding, location, and proximity). In this case, the support coordinator would look into speech therapy services.
Following deciding on a service, the support coordinator will continually monitor the use of his funds and check in to see if he is satisfied with the services provided.
They will continually work with him to understand his needs, see how his goals are tracking and whether or not his supports of suitable for him.