DisabilityCare

DisabilityCare Australia (formerly known as NDIS) is a new way of providing community linking and individualised support for people with permanent and significant disability, their families and carers. The website may be accessed via the link http://www.disabilitycareaustralia.gov.au and includes information on what help is available for people with disability, families and carers, timeframes on availability and regular updates.

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The following resources are also available on the website:

The booklet One big difference to lots of lives – An introduction to DisabilityCare Australia, this provides an overview of the scheme and how it works:

http://www.disabilitycareaustralia.gov.au/ document/419?utm_source=DisabilityCare% 20Australia&utm_campaign=5c7a812679- DisabilityCare_Australia1_17_22_2013&utm _medium=email&utm_term=0_85b9cee0c8- 5c7a812679-20472469  

The booklet My pathway, my choices, my goals, this provides more specific information for people who are eligible to participate in the scheme:

http://www.disabilitycareaustralia.gov.au/ document/420?utm_source=DisabilityCare% 20Australia&utm_campaign=5c7a812679- DisabilityCare_Australia1_17_22_2013&utm _medium=email&utm_term=0_85b9cee0c8- 5c7a812679-20472469

A series of videos provide an overview of the role of DisabilityCare Australia, the goals and aspirations of people with disability and their expectations of the scheme:

http://www.disabilitycareaustralia.gov.au/ people-disability/videos-stories-quotes-and-cameos/videos? utm_source=DisabilityCare+Australia&utm_c ampaign=5c7a812679- DisabilityCare_Australia1_17_22_2013&utm _medium=email&utm_term=0_85b9cee0c8- 5c7a812679- &utm_source=DisabilityCare+Australia&utm _campaign=5c7a812679- DisabilityCare_Australia1_17_22_2013&utm _medium=email&utm_term=0_85b9cee0c8- 5c7a812679-20472469.

Cae Ashton – Head of School, The Glenleighden School

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