The Growing Space is a small organisation in South Australia helping people find their way through the NDIS. They have developed a handy chart to explain the different ways funds can be managed. You can see it here:
Disability Loop is a website dedicated to all things NDIS. The website focuses on explaining everything about the NDIS in clear and simple language, and brings resources from all around the internet to the one spot. Disability Loop is run by the Australian Federation of Disability Organisations.
Carers Australia has developed lots of information and resources to help families and carers find their way through the NDIS. There are videos, fact sheets and information booklets. There is also information about their peer project. You can find everything on their website:
Reimagine today is a website for people with psychosocial disability and their families to help them find their way through the NDIS. It was co-designed with people with psychosocial disability and their support networks.
My Choice Matters
My Choice Matters is a website for all people with disability and their families, but in particular has a lot of information and resources which people with an intellectual disability might find helpful. It has been developed to help people learn more about the NDIS and how get more choice, voice and control over their lives.
ACCC website resources and videos for consumers
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has developed some resources for people with disability and their families to help them protect their rights as consumers when purchasing disability services. There are fact sheets, videos and information in Easy English. You can find more information here:
Peer Connect is a website for people with disability and their families to learn more about peer support. There is also useful information about the NDIS. You can see more here:
Women with Disabilities Victoria
Women with Disabilities Victoria have two short videos “You Can Ask That” in which two women talk about their experience with the NDIS and how to get the most out of it. You can watch them here:
Youth Disability Advocacy Service
YDAS have a few short videos in which young people talk about their experience of the NDIS:
NDIS website – Easy English
The NDIS has developed quite a lot of information in Easy English. The link below has all the resources in the one spot. You can often also find information in Easy English on subject pages on the NDIS website – but it can be a bit hit and miss.
NDIS website – Auslan videos
The NDIS has a number of Auslan videos explaining important NDIS information and key concepts. You can find all the videos in one place here:
NDIS website – material in other languages
The NDIS has translated important information about the NDIS into a number of languages. You can find all the translated information in the one place here:
NDIS website – translator and interpreter services
People from culturally or linguistically diverse backgrounds may need help from a translator or an interpreter to find their way through the NDIS. There is more information about those services on the NDIS website:
NDIS website – how to use the myplace portal
The myplace portal is the secure website for NDIS participants to view their plan and manage their supports. The NDIS have developed a guide to help people use the portal:
Each week the NDIA answers questions submitted to them during the week. They post the answers each Friday in the news section on the NDIS website. They then summarise all the previous answers on this page: