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The NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme)

The NDIS is a new avenue of support for Australians with a disability or functional impairment, their families and carers.

The NDIS gives you choice and control in how and when supports and services are provided. With the National Disability Insurance Scheme, funding will now go directly to you to choose the supports you need to live your life well.  

The National Disability Insurance Scheme gives all Australians peace of mind that if they, or their child or loved one is born with or acquires a permanent and significant disability they will get the support they need across their lifetime. 

All Australians who meet the eligibility criteria are legally entitled to the National Disability Insurance Scheme funding for necessary and reasonable support.

How Epilepsy Queensland can help

  • FREE NDIS pre-planning session with a knowledgable Epilepsy Queensland team member
  • Pre-planning support – including a comprehensive workbook to help you with the process
  • A range of factsheets and resources for participants, carers and families
  • Assistive technology assessments

Am I eligible?

You may be eligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme if you meet the eligibility requirements available on the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) website.  You need to evidence the impact that epilepsy has on your/your loved one’s life.

If you have questions or would like to talk specifically about developing your plan, Epilepsy Queensland staff can talk with you directly. This allows you to draw on our epilepsy specific knowledge and expertise to ensure you get the most out of your plan.

Epilepsy Queensland is a Registered National Disability Insurance Scheme Provider.