The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides individualized, life-long support, and services to Australians under the age of 65 who are born with or acquire a significant and permanent disability. NDIS also supports people who are significantly impacted by mental illness (called psychosocial disability). NDIS also provides people with information and connections to services in their communities such as providers, doctors, sporting clubs, support groups, libraries, and schools, as well as information about what support is provided by each state and territory government
How will NDIS
support my needs
The NDIS aims at giving you more choice and control by providing funding directly to you to have your own personalized care and support. The amount of funding you receive is based on your needs without taking into consideration your income or capital. People receiving income support, such as
Disability Support Pension, Carer payment, Carer Supplement, Child Disability Assistance payment and Carers Allowance, if eligible for NDIS support this payments will NOT be impacted (you will still receive the payments plus NDIS support).
Am I Eligible
Your eligibility for NDIS support is determined by the following – age, residential status, and disability requirements. The governing body under NDIS that assesses you for eligibility is the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA).
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