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Build Your Confidence in Disability Management

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  • Overview

This course is designed to upskill physiotherapists to increase their confidence in working with people with a disability. There may be a range of content that is relevant to the wider allied health workforce.


The modules are self-paced and can be completed from anywhere with an internet connection, at your own pace and at a time that suits you.


This course consists of six self-paced modules which contain a mix of introductory recorded lectures, case study videos, interactive eLearning, and knowledge checks.


This project was funded under the Jobs and Market Fund administered by the Department of Social Services.




Kate Phillips, B.Sc., B. AppSc (Physio), Grad.Dip.Physio (Neuro), APAM

Danni Gould, B.Physio, APAM


Learning Outcomes

At the end of course, participants should be able to:

  • Outline specific considerations in the assessment, treatment and management of patients with a disability
  • Identify any 'red flags' or serious concerns that require referral to a general practitioner or other health professional
  • Outline the process for treating and billing NDIS participants
  • Identify relevant disability services in your local area
  • Identify opportunities to expand your physiotherapy practice to provide services to people with a disability


CPD Hours

5 hours


Further Information

Build your confidence in Disability Management - course flier

Once you’ve completed this course, you may wish to undertake the next course in the series – Disability Physiotherapy Level 1.