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Disability Loop eNews Issue #45

19 April 2019

Welcome to Disability Loop eNews for Autumn 2019. Here you will find recent news about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), and helpful NDIS-related resources either from the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) or from other organisations.

What to do when things haven't gone right with the NDIS

28 February 2019

Disability Advocacy NSW have created two 19-page PDF booklets for people who need help understanding what they can do when things haven’t gone right with the NDIS:

UpSkill for NDIS Support Providers

12 February 2019

The Summer Foundation is launching a flagship program "UpSkill" to build the capacity of NDIS Support Coordinators who assist young people to explore their housing options and find alternatives to aged care, and many support coordinators will need a significant amount of professional development to do this effectively.

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NDIS Champions

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Your stories

Janet's NDIS story

Janet has motor neuron disease. She is the first NDIS participant in Australia to receive the NeuroSwitch to help her communicate. “I am free, I can communicate with everybody.”

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Resources

Get help with your NDIS Appeal

Here’s a list of disability advocacy organisations that can help you for free if you are unhappy with a decision the NDIS has made.

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