There are around 4.3 million Australians who have a disability. Within the next five years, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will provide more than $22 billion in funding a year to an estimated 500,000 Australians who have permanent and significant disability. For many people, it will be the first time they receive the disability support they need.
The NDIS can provide all people with disability with information and connections to services in their communities such as doctors, sporting clubs, support groups, libraries and schools, as well as information about what support is provided by each state and territory government.
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Published service prices: Connect2Group charge its NDIS services at the price limit in the NDIS Support Catalogue for all supports.
The NDIS will provide funding to people who are:
People can use the NDIS Access Checklist to check their eligibility. Click the following link to check your eligibility here
This includes the Scheme being available in your area, your age, your residency status and the nature of your disability.
If you qualify for support under the NDIS, Connect2Group can help you to access services and supports including but not limited to:
Our NDIS Coordinator can meet with you to discuss your individual needs and how Connect2Group can assist you to meet these needs. The conversation can be conducted over the phone or at a place of your convenience, the choice is yours!
Telephone: (07) 3286 7166
School leaver employment supports help participants move from school to work and are available in the final years of school and directly after leaving school.
Providers who deliver school leaver employment supports help young people prepare, look for and gain employment. They provide meaningful, individualised capacity building activities so young people can achieve their employment goals.
As part of managing a participant’s employment barriers, providers can:
School leaver employment supports funding builds a participant’s ability and confidence to enter the workforce.
The NDIS can fund school leaver employment supports for up to two years, depending on the participant’s circumstances.
Each school leaver’s employment supports will be different. The following skills may be part of an individual program of supports to help participants get ready for employment:
Providers work with participants to help them get ready for work. They plan employment pathways and develop tailored activities to meet each participant’s needs. Supports can be delivered individually, in a group, or a combination of both.
These supports typically include: