5 July 2019
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.
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:
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.
4 February 2019
The Federal Government has announced that new and practical changes to help NDIS participants with career aspirations to find work are kicking in this month.
"The first change is that NDIS participants will have easier access to employment support funding in NDIS plans by being able to activate employment supports as soon as they find a job, instead of waiting for the next plan review.
8 January 2019
Western Australian children with a developmental delay or disability will benefit from an investment of more than $25 million to deliver front line Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) services under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
Minister for Families and Social Services Paul Fletcher, and Assistant Minister for Social Services, Housing and Disability Services, Sarah Henderson, have today announced Wanslea Family Services as the first NDIS Partner in the Community to deliver ECEI services in Western Australia.
20 December 2018
Welcome to AFDO Disability Loop eNews for Summer 2019. In this edition, 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.
31 October 2018
Welcome to AFDO Disability Loop eNews for Spring 2018.
This newsletter is packed with lots of positive news and useful resources. There is news about what the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is doing, the changes and improvements they have made, and some of their recent announcements. There is also news on some things that government has done that relate to the NDIS outside of the NDIA. After all of the news, you will find several resources described and at least one of them is bound to be helpful to you with your NDIS-related activities.
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:
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).