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Deciding on your NDIS goals

Thursday, 4 October, 2018 - 08:15

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides an exciting opportunity for people with disabilities to reach their goals. Most adults have some ideas about goals they would like to achieve in their life – to have meaningful work, happy relationships, travel overseas - but what are goals when it comes to the NDIS? Here are some tips for you when deciding on your NDIS goals.

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Vision Australia Election Priorities Event

Wednesday, 3 October, 2018 - 08:45

Vision Australia called upon the State Government to follow in the footsteps of NSW by mandating, promoting and monitoring accessibility guidelines. Simone Stevens attended the Vision Australia Election Priorities event to hear what they had to say.

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VALID on the road

Wednesday, 12 September, 2018 - 09:37

In the past three weeks, VALID advocates have been in Ararat, Stawell and Warrnambool assisting 28 people living in DHHS specialist accommodation with their first NDIS plan. Most of the people we met lived at large institutions across Victoria, but have started going to their local football club, playing in the Tri-State Games, and taking interstate holidays. Read about how the NDIS is the big change people have been waiting for. 

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Power of the Voice

Wednesday, 8 August, 2018 - 16:07

Kerry and Mark from Legal Aid presented at the last Self Advocacy Forum to receive feedback on their new educational presentation called No More Fines.

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Navigating the NDIS

Wednesday, 1 August, 2018 - 15:12

Thuc Tran was worried about the future for her nine year old son, William. Thuc was aware that the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) was coming and she knew that she had to be prepared. The family support group Thuc attends reached out to VALID and the group took part in the NDIS - Families as Planning Partners course. 

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