NDIS stories

Will overwrite featured video.
Text on green background. Text says NDIS update.
 
Will overwrite featured image.
 

At the end of 2016 The Minister for Social Services, The Hon Christian Porter MP distributed a media release announcing an expansion in the Board overseeing the NDIS. We have the full release for you to read here. 

Will overwrite featured video.
Mother sitting with her son who is in a wheelchair as they look at his ipad.
 
Will overwrite featured image.
 

From today, Friday 1 July 2016, the remaining areas of New South Wales will have the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) roll out over the next two years.

Not sure when your area is rolling out? We have the timings.

It’s never too early to start prepare for one of the biggest changes of your, your child and your families lives. We have some quick tips to get you started:

Will overwrite featured video.
Dollar sign made up of little coloured hands
 
Will overwrite featured image.
 

When it comes to managing how your NDIS plans funds will be distributed, there are several options. We’ll be taking a look at the funding available and break it all down to show you the pros and cons of each option available.

Will overwrite featured video.
Marelle Thornton with her daughter Katie, who lives with cerebral palsy.
 
Will overwrite featured image.
 

This week we sat down with Marelle Thornton as she and her daughter Katie prepare for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) roll out.

Katie is a strong 39 year old woman living with cerebral palsy and epilepsy. She has a job, loves watching DVDs, travelling and listening to music (John Farnham is her favourite). Katie lives in Cerebral Palsy Alliance supported accommodation and has an enviable movie collection.

While Katie will be present for the important meetings, Marelle is getting the facts to help Katie get the most out of her plan. Marelle attended an NDIS information session at Allambie Campus and has booked in for her Preparation and Support Meeting.

Will overwrite featured video.
Dana's advice
 
Will overwrite featured image.
 

Hunter Mum Dana Spiers and her family have been through the NDIS transition with her daughter Caitlin. She writes about the experience for her for other parents about to start their NDIS journey.

NDIS: Embrace don’t Fear – A Parent’s Perspective

I believe the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is ...

Read Post10 months ago by Renee

FAQs & NDIS facts