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Videos - key NDIS concepts in Auslan

10 April 2017

A monitor with 'ndis', the symbol for sign language, and a video play button.A handful of the most common and important NDIS terms have now been translated into Auslan. This will make life easier when spelling out long terms like "information, linkages and capacity building (ILC)", which can now be described in a fast, elegant and logical new Auslan sign.

Other new translations are for these common NDIS terms; 'ordinary life', 'choice and control', 'reasonable and necessary', 'permanent and significant disability', 'informal supports', 'Early Intervention' and 'Local Area Coordinator'.

NDIS review and appeals flow chart

19 April 2016

A monitor displaying a flowchart.If you are unhappy with your NDIS Plan, or a decision by the NDIS, this flow chart by Disability Advocacy Resource Unit (DARU) will help you understand what you can do. It is presented using a simplified step by step process, and has links to other resources if you'd like more details. Some of the information is specifically for Victorians, but most of the information will be helpful for people from all over Australia. 

 

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Guide: Mental Health Carers NDIS Guide

18 November 2015

A monitor, with a booklet, 'ndis', and a person's head with cogs in it.Mental Health Australia and Carers Australia have developed a Guide for Mental Health Carers on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), to prepare for NDIS assessment and planning meetings.

 

Checklist: Mental Health Carers NDIS Checklist

18 November 2015

A monitor, with a checklist, 'ndis', and a person's head with cogs in it.Mental Health Australia and Carers Australia have developed a Checklist for Mental Health Carers on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), to prepare for NDIS assessment and planning meetings.

 

Booklet - NDIS: Your questions answered

7 September 2015

A monitor, a booklet, and 'ndis'.Every Australian Counts has made an information pack about the NDIS. It answers questions about how the NDIS will work, what supports will be available, and how to access it.

 

Website - Reasonable and Necessary

7 September 2015

A monitor showing someone working on a painting, with 'ndis' above it.Reasonable and Necessary is an art project that people with disability can participate in. It is meant to help you with the first stage of planning in the NDIS, where you have to think about your needs and goals.

 

Contact list for making complaints

7 September 2015

A monitor showing a sad face, and a hand held up to mean 'stop'. The hand has a cross in it to reinforce the idea of 'stop'.This is a list of contacts for people around Australia that want to make a complaint about a service used through the NDIS.

 

Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) Policy Framework

14 August 2015

A monitor with a hand holding a symbol that represents 'information', and 'ndis'.An important part of the support the NDIS provides has to do with help from the community, families and carers. They want to make sure that people have access to the information they need, and they want to create better connections and networks between people with disability and the community. They would also like to help people gain the skills and types of knowledge that are needed to help support people with disability. They call this level of support Information, Linkages and Capacity Building, or ILC. In the past people called this "Tier 2".

 

Fact sheet - How do I make my plan happen? Easy English

13 July 2015

A monitor with a booklet, and 'ndis'.How do I make my plan happen? is a four-page fact sheet that is in Easy English. That means it is easy to read. It has pictures and big, clear writing.

It tells you about what to do after your NDIS plan is finished.

 

Fact sheet - Can I get the NDIS? Easy English

12 July 2015

A monitor with a booklet, and 'ndis'.Can I get the NDIS? is a five-page fact sheet that is in Easy English. That means it is easy to read. It has pictures and big, clear writing.

It tells you about who can get the NDIS.

 

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