What is the NDIS?
The NDIS is a national scheme that provides support to people who have a disability. To be eligible you need to have a disability which can be an intellectual, physical, sensory, cognitive or psychosocial disability. Early intervention supports can also be provided for eligible people or children.-- READ MORE --
Are you Eligible?
To be eligible to apply for NDIS funding, there is a criteria you will have to meet. You need to be 65 years and under when you apply to the scheme. Have a disability that is permanent or likely to be permanent and-- READ MORE --
Children Under 7?
If your child is under seven, Early Childhood Early Intervention (known as ECEI ) is available to assist you to access NDIS and develop a plan for your child. The ECEI approach supports children aged 0-7 years who have a developmental delay or disability and their families/carers.-- READ MORE --
Who Can Assist You?
What is a Local Area Coordinator? A Local Area Coordinator or often referred to as LAC is someone from the NDIS or an NDIS partnered organization who helps you to implement your plan.-- READ MORE --
What are the Funding Types?
You will need to consider what type of funding and what type of management you prefer. There are 3 types of plan management and 3 types of funding to understand .-- READ MORE --
What are Service Agreements and Service Bookings?
If you are Agency Managed, you will need to have a service agreement and booking with the service you are working with. Service bookings are a way to set aside funding for an NDIS registered provider for the goods, support or service they will deliver.-- READ MORE --
Do you need an Interpreter?
If you need an interpreter or have a hearing or speech disability there are services available to assist you to interact with the services you need. The NDIS website has interpreted information on its website in many languages.-- READ MORE --
Have a Complaint?
The NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission is an independent agency that has been established to monitor and improve the quality and safety of NDIS supports and services.-- READ MORE --