Parent Education & Life Coaching

About Parent Education & Life Coaching

Key points on this page:

  • Parent Education services include giving parents strategies to assist their child’s development and socialisation.
  • Life Coaching services include providing strategies to support children and young people when they are studying, entering the workforce, and goal setting.

About the service

Our Parent Education and Life Coaching covers a full suite of services providing systems and strategies to achieve success across many areas of life. 

These systems and strategies can assist in supporting children, young people, and their families in their studies, parenting, and life in general.

How it works

Parent Education services include giving parents strategies to assist their child’s development and socialisation. It focuses on building capacity within the family to allow the child/young person achieve their goals.

Life Coaching services include providing strategies to support children and young people when they are studying, entering the workforce, and goal setting.

Using the service

Parent Education and Life Coaching is not specifically listed in NDIS plans. We can help support children and young people who have NDIS Plans where Capacity Building is Self-Managed or Plan Managed.

Frequently asked questions

Where is Parent Education and Life Coaching found in my plan?

Funding for Parent Education and Life Coaching comes out of the Capacity Building budget in your NDIS plan.  These services can support you in achieving a range of goals in your NDIS plan.

Why would Parent Education be funded through an NDIS plan?

Parent Education is only funded through NDIS plans if the education is specifically linked to the child or young person’s disability. Parent Education focuses on building capacity within the family to allow the child/young person achieve their goals.

Does this include tutoring?

Tutoring, or teaching of content, is a responsibility of the education system. Life Coaching can help children/young people learn skills to understand and follow instruction and unpack tasks into achievable mini-tasks.

Other than setting goals and decoding tasks what else might be covered?

Assessing children/young people’s skills and abilities and using these assessments to guide children/young people to undertake activities in which they are likely to have success. This includes transition times in life such as when preparing to enter the workforce and when preparing to live independently.