Carl felt sick at his NDIS job because of independent assessments. So he quit in protest

Mr Thompson’s concern around the reforms continued to grow until it became too much in mid-March, and he quit his role as a local area coordinator.   He said he was turning up to work feeling sick, and while the Brotherhood of St Lawrence had been “really great”, he couldn’t bring himself to work under the NDIA any longer.

“People with disability are sick of able-bodied people patronising them and telling us how we should feel and react to things, especially with an organisation that’s a government department meant to have our best interests.”

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Topics:
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Author:
Evan Young

Source:
SBS News

Closing date:
Thu 22nd Apr, 2021