The Role of a Primary Carer

The role of being a  primary carer when your loved one has complex care and communication needs is challenging. Often it feels like every single day brings appointments and therapy requirements; we plan meals, prepare and give medication, provide personal care and other interventions; spend time writing emails and  making calls to medical specialists, liaising […]

Assistive Technology and the NDIS – Fostering Independence

  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides funding and support to people with disabilities to help them achieve their goals and improve their quality of life. Assistive technology is an important category of support that the NDIS can fund. However, there are specific rules and guidelines governing the purchase of assistive technology through the […]

Choosing the Right Providers for your Supports

Choosing the right providers for your disability supports is a crucial decision that can significantly impact your quality of life and the effectiveness of your support system. Here are some steps to help you make an informed choice: Assess Your Needs: Start by assessing your specific disability support needs. Consider your medical, physical, emotional, and […]

The How and Why of Self Advocacy

Self-Advocacy is the process by which individuals with disabilities take an active and empowered role in advocating for their own needs, preferences, and rights within the context of the NDIS and the supports and services they receive. Self-Advocacy can be applied to any aspect of your life where you feel your voice needs to be […]