National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) & Developmental Educators

About Developmental Educators and the NDIS

Developmental Educators are recognised by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) as professionals with disability specific expertise who can provide services under the NDIS. Developmental Educators may be registered with NDIA as a sole provider, work for an agency that is an NDIA registered service provider, or choose not to register with NDIA.

Developmental Educators can register as NDIS Providers to offer supports that are relevant to their qualifications, knowledge and expertise, including:

Core Supports – Participation in Community, Social and Civic Activities

Capacity Building – Support Coordination Levels 1-3

Capacity Building – Increased Social and Community Participation

  • Assistance in Coordinating or Managing Life Stages, Transitions and Supports
  • Development of Daily Living and Life Skills

Capacity Building – Improved Relationships

  • Specialist Behavioural Intervention Support (PBS Practitioner Registration Required)
  • Individual Social Skills Development

Capacity Building – Improved Learning

  • Transition through School and to Further Education

Capacity Building – Improved Daily Living

  • Early Childhood Supports – Early Childhood Professional
  • Therapy Supports – Assessment Recommendation Therapy or Training – Developmental Educator

Please always refer to the latest PRICING ARRANGEMENTS


Find a Developmental Educator

Information for NDIS registration:

The NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission is responsible for the registration and regulation of NDIS Providers. It provides guidance and best practice information to NDIS providers on how to apply for registration and to comply with their registration responsibilities.

NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission – Provider Registration

NDIS Worker Obligations 

Understanding Behaviour Support and Restrictive Practices


The legislation that established the agency sets out the core functions and framework:

National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013


NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework


Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance:



Insurance House, an insurance provider across Australia,  offers competitive Health Professionals Insurance products.

Insurance House has added Developmental Educators to their listing of professionals, eligible to apply for their Insurance Products. Follow the link below for further information., select the Health Professionals option (click ‘Agree to Terms and Conditions’) and follow the steps, to obtain a quote and/or purchase their products.