NDIS stands for National Disability Insurance Scheme.
The NDIS supports people with a permanent and significant disability that affects their ability to take part in everyday activities.
The NDIS works with people with disability to identify supports that they need to live their life and will develop a plan to fund these supports.
Supports may help you achieve goals in many aspects of your life, including:
The NDIS gives you choice and control over how, when and where your supports are provided, and gives you certainty you will receive the support you need over your lifetime.
The NDIS also focuses on early intervention where getting early supports can reduce the impact of disability on you or your child.
The NDIS funds reasonable and necessary supports that help you to achieve your goals such as
An NDIS plan tailored to your individual needs will be developed to help you achieve your goals.
To access the NDIS you need to meet the following requirements:
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