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NDIS Pre-planning Toolkit for people with disability entering Higher Education or Vocational Education and Training

3 April 2019

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Getting the Right Support at the Right Time from the Right People.  The NDIS Pre-planning Toolkit is for people with disability entering Higher Education or Vocational Education and Training is designed to be used before you start a tertiary course at university or with a vocational education and training provider.

Your disability may mean you require extra support to complete your chosen course to ensure your participation is on the same basis as other students. These booklets will help you identify what supports you may need, who is responsible for providing them and how you can access them.

Video - Unfinished Business - profiles of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability

5 July 2015

A monitor with Australian (with a circle in the middle akin to the Australian Aboriginal flag), a video 'play' button, and the symbol for Open CaptionsUnfinished Business was a photographic exhibition featuring stories of 30 Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander people that have a disability. Each photograph was accompanied by a short narrative-style video interview. These videos are all available to watch online, together or separately, with captions. 


Website - Limbs 4 Kids

11 June 2015

A monitor displaying a group of kids with limb differences standing togetherLimbs 4 Kids supports Australian children and young people with congenital and acquired limb differences. Limbs 4 Kids provides assistance to parents, carers, siblings, family members, healthcare providers, educators and community workers.


Website - Therapy Choices

25 April 2015

A monitor with three healthcare professionals.This website gives information about what different kinds of therapists – such as podiatrists, orthoptists and audiologists – do. It also has information on how to contact a therapist locally.


Website - Physical Disability Australia

25 April 2015

A monitor displaying an image of Australia, and a person moving forward in a wheelchair.Physical Disability Australia is a national disability peak organisation (they represent people with physical disabilities in Australia). Their website also has a handy list of links to external resources.


Website - Limbs 4 Life

21 April 2015

A monitor displaying a group of people with prosthetic limbs discussing the NDISLimbs 4 Life aims to provide information and support to amputees and their families, while promoting an inclusive community.

You can find lots of information about the NDIS here, and lots of information about peer support here.


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