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NDIS – National Disability Insurance Scheme

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is implementing the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) to support a better life for Australians with a significant and permanent disability.

The NDIS will help people with  disability to:

Access mainstream services and support;
Access community services and supports;
Maintain information support arrangements and
Receive reasonable and necessary funded supports

The NDIS will support people with disability to build skills and capability so they can participate in the community and employment using innovative and new approaches that:

Assist people with the transition to individualised and/or self-directed funding;
Support people with disability to exercise choice and control;
Support the growth and skilling of the disability workforce and
Help transition disability service organisation to a NDIS environment, including providing person-centred support and managing individualised funding arrangements.

Here are some helpful links to NDIS information:

Psychosocial disability, recovery and the NDIS

National Disability Insurance Scheme eNewsletter

Supporting families & carers

About the NDIS

Fact-Sheet-Developing your NDIS plan

Information in Auslan

Glossary of Terms

NDIS Plans and the Planning Process (Video)

Information in Languages other than English

Consumers with Disability

The Making of Nadia (video)

When is NDIS coming to my area?

The NDIS is rolling out in different states and locations at different times.  In Northern NSW the rollout will be July 2017, in Sout East Queensland the rollout is July 2018.  The NDIS links below give you more information.

For NSW, you can find information here:

NDIS NSW roll-out Participant pack

 

Am I eligible?

The NDIS is the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

To see if you are eligible, click on the link below:

NDIS Checklist

More information is available on these links:

NDIS access requirements

My NDIS Pathway

How will CNC help me plan for the NDIS

If you’re looking to find out more about our National Disability Services why not request a free pre-planning session.

CNC will be conducting small group sessions in local areas  to talk to you about navigating the NDIS to best support your lifestyle, your goals, and how you would like to receive support. To register  your interest in participating in these sessions please do the following:

Phone:  1800 870 726
or
Email:  NDIS.CNC@CASINONC.ORG.AU

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