‘Fighting for her voice’: mother locked in legal battle with NDIS over daughter’s talker

Melanie Stephens is caught up in Administrative Appeals Tribunal case after being denied funding for a device to help Ella communicate. “I am literally fighting for her voice, that the NDIS have deemed ‘not value for money,’” Stephens said.

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Topics:
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Author:
Luke Henriques-Gomes

Source:
Guardian Australia

Date published:
Sun 31st Jul, 2022