Boutique Behaviour + Allied Health Specialists
Servicing Newcastle, the Hunter and Central Coast.
We are behaviour specialists who offer support to children, their families, community and schools. Our aim is to improve the quality of life of our clients and have a positive impact on all members of the family.
We specialise in understanding behaviour and creating strategies that empower our clients and encourage learning. We develop social, education and functional skills that are specific to the client’s needs and goals.
How we can help
Management of challenging behaviours and development of replacement skills through assessment and development of an individualised behaviour support plan.
Workshops + Training for Family and Professionals
We provide training for those seeking to either establish or expand their skills and knowledge of managing behaviour of individuals with Developmental Disabilities and/or challenging behaviours.
Social Skills + Communication
We offer the development of targeted programs for social skill building, and communication skills. These programs are individualised for each client.
We Do The Confusing Stuff For You
Keep Calm, We’ve got you Covered
We recognise that the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) can be confusing and hard to navigate. Our team of specialists are here to help.
Latest News Articles + Announcements
Meet the creative minds behind our mural The name ‘Butter Fish Services’ is no coincidence. It represents a strong spiritual tie between the company’s CEO Don MacAskill and his Aboriginal culture. In a step further, late last year the Butter Fish company headquarters...
Real Talk Video #1. - Choice and Control Do you want choice and control of your NDIS plan? Butter Fish Services CEO Don MacAskill explains in this Real Talk video why it is important to have choice and control over your NDIS plan. We have made it our mission to change...
Jason's Story Jason is a Gumbaynggirr man who came to Butter Fish Services originally for support coordination. Shortly afterwards he decided to move his other supports from another service provider to Butter Fish Services as well. The thing that Jason really valued...
Real Talk. Real Goals As the New Year rolls in, many of us find ourselves looking back over our year – the things we did well, and the things we would like to do differently. For some people with disabilities, this reflection might include their NDIS Goals. When goals...
Liz's Story - "I wasn’t going to give up on life" Liz was Butter Fish Services very first client, and she continues to be our number one star. Liz recently starred in Butter Fish Service's first video, so we thought we would share her story with you. Liz is...
The introduction of the NDIS was a much needed move in the right direction for our community. However, more than three years down the track, many who exist to support people with disabilities are questioning whether the insurance scheme is really providing choice and...