NDIS NEWS | TALKING DISABILITY

Choice and control undermined by inability to challenge NDIS assessments

Tags NDIS Government Posted 1 week ago

The Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA) has highlighted concerns around the mandatory National Disability Insurance Scheme… Read more

Draft NDIS proposal leaks with drastic changes

Tags NDIS Conditions Government Posted 3 weeks ago

A draft proposal of legislation changes to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) was leaked to the media on F… Read more

Disability advocacy groups speak out against NDIS independent assessments

Tags NDIS Government Posted 1 month ago

More than 20 of Australia’s largest disability advocate and support organisations have released a joint statement reques… Read more

South Australians with disability to have a greater say over restrictive practices

Tags NDIS Government Posted 1 month ago

South Australians living with disability will be better protected and have a greater say under new laws that provide ext… Read more

The CareSide is poised to make disability services more affordable

Tags NDIS Posted 1 month ago

SPONSORED STORY - Even before the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) faced a va… Read more

NDIA announces changes to COVID supports

Tags NDIS Posted 1 month ago

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has announced changes to some temporary supports and services that were … Read more

Central Coast program aims to encourage disability inclusion in local schools

Tags NDIS Education Health and Wellbeing Posted 1 month ago

Community service organisation Social Futures is challenging stereotypes about disability in New South Wales Central Coa… Read more

New tool helping Victorians with disability find allied health support

Tags NDIS Health and Wellbeing Government Posted 2 months ago

A new website launched by the Victorian Government will help Victorians with disability find the allied health services … Read more

New health and wellbeing program helping NDIS participants lead a healthier lifestyle

Tags NDIS Conditions Health and Wellbeing Posted 2 months ago

A new multi-discipline health program is making it easier for people with disability to achieve their health and wellbei… Read more

Australian bra invention helping all women dress independently with dignity

Tags NDIS Conditions Accessibility Posted 2 months ago

Women with disability or physical limitations from illness, temporary injury or surgery can now dress more independently… Read more

Time to act on autism diagnosis deficiencies, say experts

Tags NDIS Autism Research Posted 2 months ago

Identification of autism, followed by appropriate intervention, has the potential to improve outcomes for autistic indiv… Read more

Aussie band has big plans for 2021 thanks to NDIS support

Tags NDIS User Stories Education Posted 3 months ago

After a successful 2020, Australian band The KingStones, who are all National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) partici… Read more

Report shows rapid but not equal growth in Specialist Disability Accommodation in Australia

Tags NDIS Accommodation Posted 3 months ago

The growth of Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) in Australia is promising but still behind demand, according to … Read more

2020: Our Year in Review

Tags NDIS Accessibility Mental Health Government Royal Commission Posted 3 months ago

2020 has been a year of change and uncertainty across Australia and the globe, especially for the disability industry an… Read more

Committee launches inquiry into NDIS independent assessments

Tags NDIS Posted 4 months ago

The Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has announced it will conduct an inquiry… Read more

NDIS yet to solve disability accommodation shortage for Victorians

Tags NDIS Accessibility Accommodation Posted 4 months ago

For many Victorians with disability, the right to choose where they live and who they live with is so constrained that t… Read more

New resources to support best practice assessment and diagnosis of autism

Tags NDIS Conditions Autism Advice Research Posted 4 months ago

Clinicians and the broader autism community can now access a suite of resources to help them understand and learn more a… Read more

RC report finds “serious failures” to people with disability during early stages of COVID-19

Tags NDIS Accessibility Mental Health Government Royal Commission Posted 4 months ago

The Australian Government was responsible for “serious failures” to people with disability during the early stages of th… Read more

Early intervention plays important part in development of children on autism spectrum

Tags NDIS Autism Posted 5 months ago

A landmark report has been released looking at the impact of early intervention on children on the autism spectrum. Read more

NDIS Participants to access free assessments as part of pilot

Tags NDIS Posted 5 months ago

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Participants will have the opportunity to experience free independent assess… Read more