NDIS

Lets make NDIS work for Diverse Communities

Join us in the publication launch “Culturally and Linguistically Diverse
Communities’ views and experiences of the NDIS” by
Advance Diversity Services and the University of New South Wales.

3 December 2018, 10.00 am – 12.00 pm
(International Day of People with Disability)
The Dragon Room Level 1
Georges River Council Civic Centre
24 MacMahon Street, Hurstville

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Meet your LAC team and find out more about the NDIS and the role of your Local Area Coordinator @ Connection Desk at Bankstown Library

You are invited to attend

Meet your LAC team and find out more about the NDIS and the role of your Local Area Coordinator.

  • When? - Every week on Thursday, 11:00am-1:00pm
  • Where? - Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre 80 Rickard Road, Bankstown NSW 2200

What is an LAC? How can we help?

 What supports are funded by the NDIS?
 What happens at the meeting with your LAC?
 What information do you need to provide your LAC and the NDIS?
 What happens when you receive your support plan?

If you have any questions, please contact: Local Area Coordination Enquiry Line: 1800 794 934

NDIS: Government Announces Improved NDIS Mental Health Support

Message from NDIS...

People with severe and persistent mental health issues will have improved access and support in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), the Federal Government has announced today.

Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher, and Assistant Minister for Disability Services, Sarah Henderson, jointly announced a new 'psychosocial disability stream' for the landmark scheme during World Mental Health Day.

Psychosocial disabilities are those that may arise from severe and persistent mental health issues.

Read more @ NDIS

NDIS GUIDE TO SELF MANAGEMENT

The NDIS GUIDE TO SELF MANAGEMENT Booklet will help you to:
- Understand self-management and decide whether it is the right option for you. •
- Understand your rights and responsibilities as a self-manager.
- Understand how you can spend your self-managed funding in accordance with your NDIS plan.
- Arrange your self-managed supports.
- Manage your self-managed payments.
- Prepare for a review of your plan as a self-managed participant.

NDIS Frequently Used Acronyms

See attached a list of NDIS Frequently Used Acronyms

Endeavour Foundation - NDIS Resources

Endeavour Foundation is committed to assisting our customers to confidently transition to NDIS. We have been talking with people with a disability, their families and carers across the country to better understand the types of information and support you need.

We have partnered with leading Australian universities and undertaken research to determine how best to capture individual needs in line with the NDIS assessment process, so we are well prepared to support you.

As a result, we’ve developed the following tools that you’ll find useful: Read more @ https://www.endeavour.com.au/ndis/resources

NSW Government - National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Here you will find a range of resources to help people in New South Wales navigate the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

NDIS Planning Workbook for parents/caregivers

The aim of this workbook is to help you prepare for yourchild’s planning meeting with the NDIS by:
• Understanding the NDIS process, language and framework
• Identifying what supports your child has now
• Considering what you might like to change
• Considering goals for the year and the future, and the supports required to reach those goals
• Being as prepared as possible for your child’s NDIS planning meeting

FACS: Resources for children and young people

Resources that support and involve children and young people in the development of their NDIS plan. It’s important that they are given the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge to direct their own lives and make decisions that will impact the way they live their life.

Getting ready for My NDIS Plan: his booklet is for children aged from 7-14

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