Former Melbourne model and ballerina with rare ‘cocoon syndrome’ has NDIS claim rejected

Ms Clabassi said she had finally been granted a disability support pension last month after a long battle with Centrelink. However, after applying to the NDIS to get extra help and equipment around the home, Ms Clabassi said she was rejected last month. “They are saying they can’t classify it as being a permanent disability. Then what the hell is it? Is it the cold? Is it the flu?” she said.

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Topics:
Medical, Health General, Mental Health, National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Author:
Emily McPherson

Source:
Nine News

Date published:
Wed 17th Jun, 2020