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What is Assistive Technology in the NDIS?

Posted by Janet Gibbins on Nov 21, 2018 5:35:14 AM

 Assistive Technology, also known as AT, is the equipment a person might use to help them with everyday tasks that they wouldn’t be able to do on their own, or makes it easier and safer to do. For a person living with disability, this might be equipment or systems which help with moving around the home or community, communicating with other people, processing information and other daily tasks. Every person living with a disability has different needs. AT may be included in your NDIS plan if it is identified as a reasonable and necessary support that meets your needs, and supports you to achieve better outcomes in life.

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Topics: #ndisplanner, #assistedliving, #NDIS #technology, #tech

The 'unmentionables' to mention in your NDIS Planning!

Posted by Linda Summerton on Oct 30, 2018 3:26:24 PM

 

Are you all set for your NDIS plan meeting?

These are now underway here on the Sunshine Coast, so this is just a last minute - but critical reminder to remember the little things in your plan, those things that most people don't want to talk about.
By little I'm talking about the things that you may have overlooked but can add up to a significant amount in your NDIS plan. Have you given enough thought to some items that you currently access through MASS - (Medical Aids Subsidy Scheme) but once you have your NDIS plan will be paid for out of your budget?

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Topics: #ndisready, #ndisplanner, #medicalaidssubsidyscheme, #budget, #sunshinecoast, #incontinence, #medicalaids, #mass

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