The NDIS: Why It Is Beneficial for People with Intellectual Disability
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) was rolled out to provide support for people with disability on 1st July 2016.
The NDIS provides funding for people with disability to live their lives the way they want to.
This blog will explain 6 benefits of the NDIS has for people with intellectual disability.
Benefit 1 – Increased independence
1 of the main goals of the NDIS is to help people with disabilities become more independent.
Benefit 2 – Improved quality of life
The NDIS can provide funding for a range of different supports that can help people with intellectual disability live a better life.
Some examples of funding include:
- Assistive technology
- Personal care support
- Therapy services
Benefit 3 – Greater social inclusion
The NDIS can help people with intellectual disability to become more included.
Benefit 4 – More control over support
People can choose the services and providers that best meet their needs.
Benefit 5 – Better coordination of services.
The NDIS can help to coordinate the different services that people with intellectual disability need.
This can make it easier for people to access the supports that they need.
Benefit 6 – Increased peace of mind
The NDIS can provide peace of mind for people with intellectual disability and their families.
This is because they will know that there is a safety net in place to provide support if needed.y.
That is the 5 of the many benefits the NDIS has for people with intellectual disability.
There are many services that can link in with NDIS packages to help support people with intellectual disability.
It is important to shop around for the best service for you to get the most out of the funding.
The NDIS can provide supports and assistance, but it cannot fix all the challenges that people with intellectual disability may face.
However, the NDIS can make a big difference in the lives of people funded through the NDIS.
We encourage you to find out more about the NDIS and how it could help you achieve your goals.
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