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Free NDIS Workshops in Cranbourne and Narre Warren

30 October 2018

AFDO Disability Loop is rolling out more NDIS workshops across Victoria. Our “Understanding the NDIS” workshops are designed by people with disability, for people with disability and their families and carers. 

Our November workshops will be held in Cranbourne as a weekday evening session (5pm–8pm), and in Narre Warren as a weekend session (10am–1pm).  You can learn more about our NDIS workshops and register, by visiting our Disability Loop website “events” page:

https://www.disabilityloop.org.au/events.html  

 

 

New Autism Advisory Group (AAG)

30 October 2018

The Minister for Social Services, the Hon Dan Tehan MP iannounced the Autism Advisory Group (AAG) priorities for the next 12 months.

The new Autism Advisory Group (AAG) will provide a strong voice on behalf of people with autism who are participating in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

National Disability Insurance Scheme Quarterly Report 2018

28 October 2018

The NDIA has released the latest National Disability Insurance Scheme Quarterly Report for the period of 1 April 2017 to 30 June 2018.

 

Free NDIS Workshops in the Western Melbourne and Brimbank Melton regions

9 September 2018

AFDO Disability Loop  is rolling out more NDIS workshops across Victoria. Our “Understanding the NDIS” workshops are designed by people with disability, for people with disability and their families and carers.

Victorian NDIS workshops

19 February 2018

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AFDO Disability Loop has been writing a new workshop for people with disability and their families. The three-hour workshops will cover lots of different parts of the NDIS; including knowing who is eligible for the NDIS, working out what support you can get in your NDIS plan, to actually using the funds in your NDIS plan to live a better life in the community. 

 

More news about the new NDIS pathway pilot

16 November 2017

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The NDIS made an announcement about changes to the NDIS pathway a few weeks ago. They promised to give us some more details soon. Today the NDIS posted a media release talks about when and where the pilot will happen, what happens next, and a few other important details.

 

What are the new changes to the NDIS pathway?

18 October 2017

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The NDIS is making some changes to the NDIS pathway.

These changes will be piloted (tested) with a small group of people first, and then introduced to everyone else a bit later. They will include things like face to face planning meetings instead of over the phone; more info in Braille and plain English; a "consistent point of contact"; an easier to use portal; and more.

 

Results of the AFDO Disability Loop reader survey

17 October 2017

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AFDO Disability Loop asked readers “what do you need?” Lots of people completed the survey. Most people want AFDO Disability Loop to be even more busy. Many of you also want us to run more events. Your top three topics Disability Loop topics were the NDIS, Disability Advocacy, and organising your supports  We just want to say thank you to everyone for participating in the survey and being involved with AFDO Disability Loop. 

 

Box Hill Workshops for people with disability and families (August 21, 22, 23)

1 August 2017

A monitor with a person presenting information about the NDIS to a group.Registrations are now open for our August NDIS Understandings workshops in Box Hill in Victoria. There are 6 half-day workshops run over three days - August 21-23. They are free for people with disability and families.

 

 

What do you need? Tell us in our new survey

3 July 2017

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We have designed a survey that will help us understand what people with disability need - whether it comes from an NDIS plan, or somewhere else.

Your answers will help us to make sure we're giving you the best and most helpful information possible.

 

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