This digest aims to summarise a selection of Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) decisions about the NDIS published in the preceding three months and highlight overarching themes.
Some links to NDIS plan calculators that will help in your initial plan, plan review or to advise what NDIS supports are available.
The NDIA has published its 5th Annual Report – 2017/18, which provides a comprehensive overview of the Agency and NDIS.
The purpose of this guide is to explain the NDIS principles including the NDIS access requirements to mental health professionals.
Closing date: March 1, 2019
For those that missed the 2018 National NDIS & Mental Health Conference, here is a link to the videos.
The following articles, outline many of the key issues raised at the 2018 National NDIS & Mental Health Conference.
“The argument for mandating at the Livable Housing Design gold level (Option 3) is compelling.”
Closing date: November 30, 2018
This clip is the presentation at the ABCB’s National Consultation Forums on Accessible Housing.
This clearing house facilitate successful outcomes and improved educational experience for students with disability by providing information, advice and resources to disability practitioners, academics, teachers and students on inclusive practices within the post-secondary education sector.
WWDA has developed a Position Statement which was submitted to the Productivity Commission in order to provide a set of coherent, critical messages that their organisations collectively believe must be understood, and reflected in all aspects of the development and iteration of a new NDA.
In July 2016, the NSW Ombudsman commenced a standing inquiry into the abuse and neglect of adults with disability in community settings, such as their family home. They began the inquiry as they were repeatedly and increasingly contacted about serious matters of alleged abuse and neglect of adults with disability, and because there is currently no other agency that is equipped to perform this role.
A documentary following the often unheard stories of fathers with children on the spectrum, DAD shares the experiences of twelve Aussie dads as they navigate the world of parenting and autism.
In order to determine barriers different employers and businesses in Australia face to employing people with disability, The Department of Social Services (DSS) commissioned Kantar Public to undertake a program of research with employers.
The resources developed as part of this project provide practical consumer participation information, ideas and resources which can be used by service providers, governments and community organisations to ensure people with cognitive disabilities have a ‘voice at the table’ and participate equally at all organisational levels.
We’ve Got This: Parenting with a Disability is a new ABC radio series produced by Eliza Hull. Eliza has a neurological condition ‘Charcot Marie Tooth’, and she’s the ABC’s 2018 Regional Storyteller Scholarship recipient.