Addiction and the NDIS — unleashing the myths & truth

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It’s not just the opioid crisis — substances commonly associated with street drugs or addiction are a huge part of... Read more

When is introversion an issue?

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People with agoraphobia may find that the pandemic normalised a very serious condition, with many people who have a... Read more

Sleep disorders and the NDIS: What you need to know

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Sleep disorders are characterised by periods of time (months/years) or chronic struggles with getting the recommended... Read more

Dyslexia, dyscalculia and dyspraxia

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This edition of Disability Support Guide will cover dyslexia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia and touch on dysgraphia, along with... Read more

What is schizophrenia?

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This edition of Disability Support Guide will cover the basics of schizophrenia, including positive and negative... Read more

What people with disability need to know about the Federal Budget (2023 – ‘24)

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The Federal Government Budget was delivered by Treasurer Jim Chalmers and several announcements will be of particular... Read more

Disabilities not supported by the NDIS

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If you’re wondering whether your disability is covered by the NDIS, this article will list a number of conditions... Read more

Part-time work is valuable to people with disability

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Work isn’t just about getting paid. Employment can provide a number of benefits for people in terms of health,... Read more

Louise’s story – Advocating to get the best supports for your child

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For many women, pregnancy is a happy time full of anticipation about how life will become more exciting once their baby... Read more

Budgeting and tracking your NDIS funds

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National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) plan funding can be complicated, and it can be difficult to know what funding... Read more

Case study – Ashley’s Supported Independent Living experience

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Through their Supported Independent Living (SIL) program, Challenge Community Services has supported many clients experience... Read more

What is the difference between support coordination and plan management?

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When you get approved for a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) plan, you may be wondering who can help in your journey... Read more

What is the Disability Support for Older Australians (DSOA) Program?

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The Disability Support for Older Australians (DSOA) Program is a closed scheme that provides care and services to people... Read more

The role of a disability carer

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Caring for a person with disability is a role that often goes unrecognised, and it can include a range of physical and emotional... Read more

Younger onset dementia and disability support

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While many people see dementia as an older person’s condition, there are thousands of Australians under the age of 65 who... Read more