NDIS frustration for Melbourne family after two-year wait for new wheelchair

The 15-year-old has been in the same mechanical wheelchair for about seven years. His parents have been trying to organise an adult-sized chair for two years that would allow Elias’s body to be raised to eye level and enable him to watch the footy like everyone else. Margie Anderson said the larger chair, worth about $40,000, would fit her son’s growing body and help correct a developing spinal curvature.

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Topics:
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Author:
Kristian Silva

Source:
ABC Radio Melbourne

Date published:
Thu 11th Apr, 2019