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The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a national, government-run disability support system based on insurance principles. The NDIS was progressively ‘rolled out’ across Australia between July 2013 and June 2021, replacing the ‘pre-NDIS’ state/territory-based disability support systems.
The NDIS’ main function is to provide funding for a package of supports tailored to the individual’s needs. There are two broad support types:
Funding to persons who are under 65 years old (at time of application) and have a significant, permanent disability over their lifetime, so that they can achieve their life goals and potential.
Funding of ‘early intervention’ supports to children younger than 7 years with a diagnosed disability or a developmental delay for a period of time, so as to alleviate or reduce the longer term impact of their condition. Persons with disability over 7 years may also be eligible for this type of ‘early intervention’ support funding.
Since its introduction in July 2013, the NDIS has proven to be complex and difficult for people with disability and their families and carers to navigate.
This is because the NDIS:
How do I get Special Voices to help me and my family?
The first step is to book a free, no-obligation 30-minute consultation with me. We will talk about your problem and get to know each other.
I will send you a written proposal detailing how I can help you to solve your problem. This will include a fixed-fee quote for the proposed work (no hidden or surprise costs down the track).
We work together to solve your problem and achieve your desired outcome as quickly as possible.
Book a free, no-obligation 30-minute consultation to discuss your NDIS problems and how Special Voices can help.
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