The NDIS is no help if it limits us more than our disability does

In my experience, the current culture of the administrator of the NDIS – the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) – curbs peoples’ opportunities by focusing on and rewarding limitations.

This is the opposite of what it was intended to do. According to its website, “the NDIS is designed to help people get the support they need so their skills and independence improve over time”.

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Topics:
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Author:
Pete Mailler

Source:
Guardian Australia

Date published:
Sat 18th Jun, 2022