The NDIS and You

The NDIS is rolling out across Australia and will be fully operational by 2019.

These series of bite-sized, conversational podcasts are designed to demystify the process of signing up to the NDIS and assist you on your NDIS journey .

Key National Disability Insurance Agency staff explain all the fundamentals of the scheme from how to access the scheme and basic participant requirements, to individual planning and goal setting.

 

If you’d like to know more about the NDIS call Vision Australia’s helpline on 1300 887 058.



How is the NDIS different to the current system?  Maryanne Diamond from the NDIS explains: 
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What is the difference between the NDIS and the NDIA and why is the NDIS called an ‘insurance’ Scheme? Maryanne Diamond and Pam Steele-Wareham
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What support is available and what is an example of a NDIS plan for a young blind person? Maryanne Diamond and Pam Steele-Wareham discuss: 
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What are the access requirements to become a NDIS participant?  Sheena Walters answers this question: 
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How do people access NDIS? Sheena Walters explains: 
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What is an NDIS plan? Cassie Hammond and Sheena Walters talk about this:
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With the individual NDIS planning process, what is goal setting and why is it important? Cassie Hammond and Sheena Walters discuss: 
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How should people get ready for the NDIS? Maryanne Diamond answers this question: 
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How is the NDIS rolling out nationally and what happens if I am in an area where the NDIS is not yet available? Maryanne Diamond answers this question: 
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