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What is Autism?

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Autism, also referred to as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a lifelong developmental condition affecting 1 in every… Read more

Down syndrome

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Down syndrome is the most common intellectual disability with more than 13,000 Australians currently living with the … Read more

Psychosocial disabilities

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Psychosocial disability refers to a psychological and social condition that may arise from a severe mental health iss… Read more

ADHD/ADD

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), previously known as Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is a developmen… Read more

Hearing impairments

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Hearing impairments are problems that occur within the hearing pathway, but it can also stem from a disturbance in th… Read more

Muscular dystrophy

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Muscular dystrophy (MD) is a group of genetic, inherited conditions that cause a progressive deterioration of the mus… Read more

Multiple sclerosis

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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a condition that affects the central nervous system. Read more

Cerebral palsy

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Cerebral palsy (CP) is a permanent, lifelong physical disability affecting 34,000 Australians. Read more

Acquired brain injury

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An acquired brain injury (ABI) is any brain damage that happens after birth. Read more

Low vision/blindness

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It is believed over 384,000 people who live in Australia are either blind or vision impaired, with more than 70 perce… Read more

Sensory Processing Disorder

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Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is a neurological condition affecting 1 in 20 children.  Read more

Development delay

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Development delay is a hold-up in a young child in reaching physical and mental milestones, compared to other childre… Read more

Spina bifida

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Spina bifida is a common birth defect affecting 5,000 Australians. Read more

Spinal injuries

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Spinal cord injuries (SCI) are damage to any part of the spinal cord or nerves, causing a loss in function, such as m… Read more

Auditory Processing Disorder

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Auditory Processing Disorder (APD), also known as Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) is the inability to pro… Read more

What is Capacity Building support?

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Capacity Building supports can pay for therapies or services that help improve your independence. Read more

What is Capital support?

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Assistive technology equipment, home or vehicle modifications are funded through the Capital support budget. Read more

What is Core support?

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Supports that help with day to day life can be accessed with support from the Core budget. Read more

What support can I get?

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The NDIS will give you choice and control about the type of supports you receive and who delivers the services. Read more

Am I eligible for NDIS?

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If you are living with disability you may be able to receive Government support through the National Disability Insur… Read more