The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a Federal Government initiative that provides individual support for eligible people with a permanent and significant disability, their families and carers. The NDIS is being rolled out as a trial from July 2013.

For more information including eligibility, guidelines and timetable see the NDIS website.

The following Down Syndrome SA programs are eligible for NDIS funding:

  • Early Intervention
  • Transition to preschool and school
  • Right to Know
  • Community and social activities
  • Parent education
  • Behavioural Support
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Pathology
  • Physiotherapy
  • Life Education and Work Skills
  • Transition to work.

To discuss what DSSA Services you can fund with NDIS please contact our Service Engagement Consultant on 8245 4600 or email.