AMPARO Advocacy has produced two fact sheets in over 20 languages, including Auslan, to provide information to people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities about disability and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). You can find these fact sheets on Amparo … Read more
This is an excerpt from a speech given by the NDIS Chair, Bruce Bonyhady to Leadership Victoria. We recommend you read the full transcript on the NDIS website, but for those short on time, his conclusion is worth considering, particularly … Read more
It is interesting to note that autism is the most common disability type to be funded under the NDIS, comprising 30 % of funding. Additionally, half of the people who have signed up with the NDIS are getting funding for the first … Read more
As the Paralympics is underway it’s a good time to listen to this segment about the social exclusion of kids with disabilities in sports and playgrounds. This segment from the ABC’s Radio National, Life Matters program, explores some of the myths and … Read more
Although you can only access the NDIS when it becomes available in your area, in the meantime, you can check eligibility requirements with this NDIS Eligibility Fact Sheet.
Rio Paralympics 2016 Trailer This is such a positive and entertaining short video. Do yourself a favour, take 3.5 minutes to watch it, we guarantee it will put a huge smile on your face.
Bingo September 22nd Thursday – 9.30am– 12pm At 10 Grant Road, Morayfield. $2 CFN Annual Meeting October 27th – Thursday -12noon—2pm At the Retreat 17 Dot Newman Court, Caboolture. Melbourne Cup Luncheon November 1st Tuesday –11.30am—2.30pm … Read more
The NDIS has published information about the NDIS in ten languages other than English. You can find the link here. If you need help with contacting the NDIS in a language other than English, you can contact the Translating and … Read more
To address some of the challenges that the NDIS has been experiencing in recent weeks, and which have been widely reported in the media, Bruce Bonyhady NDIA Chair, has responded in an open letter to Australians with disability, their families and … Read more
As the NDIS continues to roll out across Australia you will hear a lot of new language and terms that haven’t been used in the past. One term we will hear more of is ‘reasonable and necessary supports’. The NDIS … Read more