Lived experience is important but it shouldn’t be a deal breaker

The chief of the National Disability Insurance Scheme has resigned and some advocates are calling for the new chief executive officer to be a person with a disability, someone who has “lived experience”. Such a requirement is well intentioned but in my view there are good reasons to be cautious.

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Topics:
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Author:
Phil Hayes-Brown

Source:
Sydney Morning Herald

Date published:
Tue 7th May, 2019