Getting Started with the NDIS Book 1

A guide for parents – from accessing early childhood intervention, becoming a participant of the NDIS, applying for funding to seeking redress around NDIS funding decisions.

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Carer Statement Template

A Carer Statement (sometimes referred to as a Carer Impact Statement) outlines in detail what you do as a carer and the impact that caring for your child has on you and other members of your family. It’s not an essential part of the NDIS planning process but it may help to strengthen your funding application. Download and save this document to your device and edit and update it as necessary.

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Legal Aid for Disputes with the NDIS

Legal Aid WA is funded by the Department of Social Services to provide legal advice assistance and representation for individuals, families, support persons and advocacy agencies to provide legal assistance in relation to internal and external review of NDIS issues.

This may include matters such as individuals who wish to become NDIS Participants but have been declined OR NDIS Participants who require a review of decisions made in relation to their NDIS Plan, such as funded supports.

Services may also include telephone or in person advice, assistance with written applications, appeals, letters and documents, negotiations with the NDIA and preparation and representation at AAT case meetings.

For further information, visit the website and/or email Legal Aid’s NDIS Legal Assistance Service or call (08) 9261 6356.

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