Capacity Building Information Session on Administrative Appeals Tribunal – Free

Due to popular demand from the sector, NDS and Department of Industry and Skills are bringing back Dr Darren O’ Donovan, Senior Lecturer, La Trobe University to share his knowledge on the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT). This Capacity Building Information Session — “Delivering Certainty: Clearing the ‘Fog of Law’ surrounding decision making under the NDIS …

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NDIS Readiness Workshop for young people aged 12 – 25

Trying to figure out what the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is all about? Join this livestreamed workshop! It’s designed especially for young people aged between 12 – 25. All that is needed is a computer or mobile device with a high speed internet connection! There will be Auslan interpreters and live captioning. Thu. 31 …

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NDIS Plan Implementation Provider Information Sessions in SA during May

Plan implementation sessions for registered providers in SA by the NDIA’s SA & Far West NSW Provider Engagement team will include information on: informal, mainstream and community supports how the NDIS makes funding decisions connecting with participants understanding the plan and flexibility service agreements payments and pricing in-kind funding plan review and reporting. For details …

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Psychosocial Disability covered by the NDIS from 1 July 2018

Psychosocial disabilities are disabilities born from a mental health issue. There are eligibility criteria for those who enter the NDIS including age, residency, and disability requirements. People with a psychosocial disability need to have a permanent or likely-to-be permanent disability as a result of their mental health condition, which impacts on their day to day life, and …

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Pearson Academic Webinar with Winnie Dunn

Live Q&A Webinar With Winnie Dunn Join Pearson Academic for a live, one-hour webinar with Winnie Dunn, an internationally recognised expert on sensory processing in everyday life and author of the Sensory Profile measures. Upon completion of your registration, you will be provided a link to submit your own questions for Winnie to answer during …

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Melbourne Disability Institute – launch

From the Melbourne Disability Institute website: “The Melbourne Disability Institute aims to improve the lives of people with disabilities through research, education, policy development and public engagement. The Melbourne Disability Institute (MDI) is a catalyst for exciting, policy-relevant research that will improve the lives of people with disabilities, their families and their carers. People with …

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Study – Adults on the autism spectrum interacting with police

Have your say – adults on the autism spectrum interacting with police: This study will gather information from adults on the autism spectrum and their families about the nature of their interactions with the police in Australia, and investigate how traits of autism may affect these interactions. Aspect (Autism Spectrum Australia) will use the findings …

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