Hear some peer workers share about how the NDIS can help and the difference it is making in their lives:
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The NDIS funds participants to purchase supports aimed at increasing independence, inclusion and social and economic participation. They may fund things to help you work towards your aspirations.
The NDIS divide these things into fifteen support categories. They then put these support categories into three groups. Below are examples of things that could be funded by the NDIS, broken down by these three groups. Remember, these are just some ideas. If you can dream it (and if it is reasonable and necessary to help with your disability) the National Disability Insurance Agency may fund it.
Support Calculator – a useful tool!
The NDIS Support Calculator is a free online tool to help you identify the services you could receive through your NDIS plan:
The calculator can be used for pre-planning, participant review and to translate your weekly support needs into an annual sum.
Home modifications: Making physical changes to your home to make life easier. An example might be a flashing light in your home to alert you to do daily activities.
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