5 things people often FORGET in their NDIS planning meeting
“I’m strong, I fight for good. That’s why people call me the Hulk.”
“Just because I don't speak, it doesn't mean I don't have anything to say.”
I've got my NDIS plan! Now what?
How to speak NDIS
How will you manage your NDIS budget?
“Don’t let anything hold you back”- Katie’s story
Let's talk about respite
The biggest NDIS myths debunked
How to prepare for your NDIS plan review
What to do if you’re unhappy with your NDIS plan
Queensland’s Taxi Subsidy Scheme – what you need to know
Reviewing the NDIS: our take on the Productivity Commission price review.
Meet the rugby league players making a difference
What is ‘Capacity’ and why does it matter?
Improving your communication with people with a disability
Housing options under the NDIS
Chris Taylor’s journey into the NDIS with stepson
Step up and say NO to bullying! For people with an intellectual disability.
Virtual learning becomes a reality
I refuse to let Autism define me
Bullying affects people from all walks of life, but research suggests significantly higher rates for people with a disability.
A recent Australian survey showed that 52% of students with a disability had experienced bullying at school (including social exclusion, teasing, threats and intimidation), while an American study of over 7,200 people with disabilities, family members, advocates, service providers and other professionals found that abuse of people with a disability was widespread and often overlooked.
The findings showed that:
People with a disability can also bully others.
Bullying is not a harmless activity. It can lead to:
We've produced the first in a series of Easy Read guides specifically for people with an intellectual disability, with our first one covering understanding and addressing bullying - whether the person is being bullied, is the bully, or is a bystander.
You can also use this guide to start a conversation about bullying with the person you care for.
Easy Read Guide to the NDIS
How can I best involve the person I care for in decisions?
Behaviour is the symptom, not the problem
A pre-planning booklet to help you to think about the supports you want and need – now and in the future – before meeting with your NDIA planner.
A practical, comprehensive guide to the NDIS, to help people understand the various components of the NDIS and how to access them.
A handy guide of NDIS FAQs and a glossary so you can familiarise yourself with NDIS language before your planning meeting.