Did you know that 80% of the NDIS workforce are women? Or that only three quarters of allocated NDIS funds are being spent? In this interactive Q&A, Sara Gingold picks out 20 nuggets of NDIS insight. Click on a number for the question and the forward arrow > at the bottom for the answer.
Sara is our go-to Content Specialist and the Editor of DSC's NDIS Resource Hub. She personifies the voice of DSC in her own passionate style and prides herself (quite rightly) on her research skills and fact-finding ability. Diagnosed with ME/CFS in 2012, Sara's lived experience of disability shines through in her work and she is a highly skilled, authoritative NDIS commentator. She began her career overseeing innovative Cambodian education projects and has quickly become an indispensable part of the DSC team.
The new NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission website is up, but it can be impossible to find the page you need. So our Quality and Safeguarding superstar Jess has put all the important documents in one handy resource pack.
This explosive new Tribunal case sets precedents that could redefine how NDIS Participants travel. You might reasonably think you have heard everything that needs to be said about transport and the NDIS, but, as Sara explores, we have all been proved wrong.
Can NDIS Practice Standards actually be kind of cool? Jess explains why the Quality and Safeguarding Commission’s Practice Standards are different to anything we have seen before.
Elizabeth explores some of the welcome changes in the newly released ILC Investment Strategy.
The NDIS promises Participants an ordinary life, but the journey to get there is far from an ordinary experience. Lee explores what Participants are forced to share about themselves in order to access the supports they need.
An end of year announcement by the federal government that has given us all something to celebrate this holiday season.
2018: it’s had its problems but one thing nobody can deny is that it has been a HUGE year for the NDIS. Sara reflects on all the ways this year has made NDIS history.
The NDIA have made a very welcome change to their position on Support Coordinators in plan review meetings.
After months of waiting, we now know which providers will be the LAC and ECEI Access Partners. And they are…
It’s a question as old as time, what came first: Supported Independent Living (SIL) in the Plan or a SIL quote from a provider? Everyone has their opinion, but Gareth explores what this confusion means for Participants and providers, and what they can do work through it.