breakthru logo

NDIS Music Therapy

Empowering people through music

There are few things that stimulate your brain the way music does. Research has shown that listening to, or making music can reduce anxiety, blood pressure, and pain, as well as improve sleep quality, mood, mental alertness, and memory, It’s a total brain workout in the best way.

If you’re interested in exploring the benefits of music therapy, get in touch and book a no-obligation meet and greet today.

The Benefits of Music Therapy

Music therapy aims to support people with a disability to improve their health, well-being and communication. This research-based professions relies on music, movement and conversation to encourage independence.
Memory & Attention

Memory & Attention

The structure and repetition of music can be used to improve mental processing and attention.
Speech & Communication

Speech & Communication

Music can help improve speech prosody, pitch, and regulation of tone, as well as breathing.
Support for Mental Health & Wellbeing

Mental Health & Wellbeing

Music therapy works to improve and regulate emotions, moods and behaviours.
Body Movement & Coordination

Body Movement & Coordination

Music therapy can improve gross & fine motor function, balance, and mobility to increase your physical independence.

Frequently asked questions

Registered Music Therapists (RMT) are musicians who have completed a Bachelor of Music and an Australian Music Therapy Association (AMTA) accredited tertiary course.

Through ongoing professional development and recency of practice activities approved by the AMTA, your RMT will have a thorough understanding of how music and influence behaviours, feeling and thinking and will incorporate a range of music-making methods to address individual client goals.

In each session your Music Therapist will use their therapy training and musical ability to facilitate interactive musical experiences to help you achieve your goals.

Some music-based techniques include using instruments, singing and movement. For example, if your objective is to improve fine motor skills and coordination, your session might focus more on using instruments like drums or guitar. If you are wanting to improve your speech, your therapist might focus on singing.

Our Music Therapists use a series of evidence-based techniques to build your skills. These techniques can incorporate an active process where you take part in creating music, or a passive one that involves listening or responding to music.

Some methods of Music Therapy include using instruments to make music, singing, writing songs, dancing, listening to music, or simply discussing music. Your therapist will determine which methods are best suited to you based on your set goals and objectives

Get started in 4 easy steps

If you have a significant and permanent disability, injury or illness that affects your daily life, you may be eligible to access the NDIS.

Step 1

Check your eligibility

Before you begin, use the NDIS checklist to confirm that you:
  • are aged between 7 and 65.
  • reside in Australia with Australian residency.
  • require immediate support to lessen future needs.
Step 2

Make an Access Request

To start your application, call the NDIS at 1800 800 110.

If you need assistance, reach out to your Local Area Coordinator, Early Childhood Early Intervention partner, the local National Disability Insurance Agency, or Breakthru for support.

Step 3

Gather Supporting Evidence

This may involve sharing details about your disability and how it affects your daily life.

Providing recent information and collaborating with your healthcare providers can strengthen your case for NDIS eligibility.

Step 4

Prepare for your planning meeting

Once the Access Request decision is done, you'll receive a written notice of the decision.

Afterward, you'll meet with an NDIS community partner to determine the support level for your NDIS plan.

Click and drag to see more

Our locations

Get in touch today

Call our friendly team on 1800 767 212 or simply fill this form and we will be in touch.

"*" indicates required fields

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Thank you to everyone for all your continuous support. This job has been amazing for both my mental and physical health, and I finally feel like I can start moving forward with my life.

Breakthru Customer Liborio

Breakthru customer

Breakthru have done so much for me, they encouraged me, but they also made me do the work. I would say to anyone thinking of going with Breakthru to trust them. They really do get to know their clients and understand their potential.

Breakthru Customer David Edwards
David Edwards

Breakthru customer

Let’s do this together.
Subscribe to stories & news

In the spirit of reconciliation, Royal Rehab acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea, and community. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future and we extend our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island peoples.

Proudly Part of the Royal Rehab Group Empowering Independence
Registered Charity Organisation
Registered NDIS Provider
Disability Employment Services Provider