Disability advocates fear new NDIS assessment process will be traumatic and limit access to the scheme

Mr Wallace has been a disability activist for decades, but he hasn’t yet spoken out about this incident, even though it happened almost 40 years ago. He is sharing it now to explain why some members of the disability community are deeply fearful of a new government plan to introduce an independent assessment process for access to the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

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Topics:
Government, Policy, Legislation

Author:
Sally Whyte

Source:
Canberra Times

Date published:
Sun 6th Sep, 2020