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by bbear
Tue Dec 20, 2016 3:21 pm
Forum: Ask a Question
Topic: School Transport
Replies: 1
Views: 1383

Re: School Transport

Hi Jacob, Great question. The answer is different across the states, but the NDIS has this to say: Transport to and from school Getting to and from school is the responsibility of families and the education system. For some participants, their disability means that they cannot be transported to scho...
by bbear
Wed Dec 14, 2016 4:46 pm
Forum: Ask a Question
Topic: Planning Meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 1473

Re: Planning Meeting

Hi Lisabeth, Your planning meeting is all about you. You can take whoever you want. If you have too many people it might become hard to be heard. Think about which people might help you. You should bring people ⋅ who care about you. ⋅ bring people who know what you need. ⋅&n...
by bbear
Thu Jun 02, 2016 3:26 pm
Forum: Ask a Question
Topic: Who will help me with my plan!
Replies: 1
Views: 1593

Who will help me with my plan!

Who assists you with your plan changes based on where you are and what your needs are. Some people will work with a Local Area Co-ordinator (which is a person who works for a non-government organisation funded by the NDIS to help with planning). Some people will work with a planner from the NDIS. If...
by bbear
Thu Jun 02, 2016 9:18 am
Forum: Choice, Voice and Control
Topic: Decision Making
Replies: 0
Views: 1257

Decision Making

Just a quick video to explain some of the basic principles of decision making - this might help people start thinking about some of the decisions they have to make:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WmWO3E1kJT4
by bbear
Wed Jun 01, 2016 3:06 pm
Forum: Ask a Question
Topic: QUESTION - Will I be at the bottom of the list?
Replies: 0
Views: 1118

QUESTION - Will I be at the bottom of the list?

Just posting some questions on behalf of people that we work with here at CID! "If you are currently not receiving any funding, are you at the ‘bottom of the list?" No, you are not at the bottom of the list, you just have to go to the NDIS website and register and will be part of that regi...
by bbear
Wed Jun 01, 2016 3:03 pm
Forum: Ask Your Questions Here
Topic: NDIS start and end Dates
Replies: 1
Views: 1566

Re: NDIS start and end Dates

Great question Nicole. The NDIS has been made the law in Australia and that means it is here to stay. While different parts of Australia get the NDIS at different times, it will go on to support you for as long as you need it. Also, nobody will miss out if they get in contact with the NDIS when it c...
by bbear
Fri May 06, 2016 3:09 pm
Forum: About
Topic: First Stop Websites
Replies: 0
Views: 1140

First Stop Websites

Hi All,

For some basic information, you can check out these two great websites:
http://www.mychoicematters.org.au
http://www.ndis.org.au

Or, for official news and information head to

http://www.ndis.gov.au

If you have any questions about what you find there, ask away!
by bbear
Fri May 06, 2016 1:51 pm
Forum: Rules of the Forum
Topic: Forum Rules
Replies: 0
Views: 4158

Forum Rules

We take safety very seriously. Any threats made that could hurt others or yourself on CID Online will be removed. People may be not allowed to post again and may be reported to the police. CID Online is not a place to do anything mean or discriminatory. Something that is discriminatory makes people ...
by bbear
Fri May 06, 2016 12:48 pm
Forum: Welcome and Introductions
Topic: Hi from NSWCID
Replies: 12
Views: 6062

Hi from NSWCID

Hi everyone! Welcome to our online peer support network where people with disabilities and those who care for and support them can come together to get support, ask questions and learn about the changes to the disability support system in Australia. If you have any questions or comments about the fo...

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