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Disability Loop eNews Issue #47 (Spring 2019)

1 October 2019

Welcome to Disability Loop eNews for Spring 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.

 

 

Explaining developmental delay for young children

11 September 2019

New information is available for health professionals who are referring children with developmental delay to the NDIS.

Removing gaps between plans

11 September 2019

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is making changes to the NDIS myplace portal to improve the process when there is a gap between new and old participant plans. 

Sometimes there is a delay in the approval of a new plan. This can create a ‘gap’ between the old plan and the new plan.

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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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