NDIS) is certainly a wonderful reform for the Disability Sector, but there is a lot of information to take in.
While there is plenty of information on this website to help get you started, you may wish to do some further research and reading before you make any decisions about your NDIS future.
The following sites are a great source of NDIS-related information and may help you understand this era of disability support a little better.
The official NDIS website is loaded with useful information about what the new system may mean for you, how it works, important publications and more. You can visit it here.
State Government Departments
Governments in each state are right behind the NDIS and have set up their own web pages featuring locally relevant NDIS-related information. To find out more about what’s happening in your state, please click one of the links below:
While much of the NDIS is aimed at participants, it is import that carers of people with a disability understand the system too. The Carers Australia website can help you understand where carers fit into the NDIS, how it will affect respite support and other useful information to help you maintain your important role. Click here to visit it now.
Every Australia Counts
The Every Australia Counts website provides a more personal point of view about the NDIS. It features helpful hints on how to prepare your NDIS plan, how to choose the right support for you and a selection of personal stories from those whose lives will be changed for the better through the NDIS. You can visit it here.
If you have a disability and speak a language other than English, there is a variety of additional support services available to help you understand what the NDIS means for you. As a starting point, Action on Disability within Ethnic Communities Inc (ADEC) has compiled and supplied the following information sheets:
For more, please visit the ADEC website here.