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NDIS concepts in Auslan
Many NDIS concepts have not previously been translated in to Auslan so equivalent ways of signing them is required. A diverse linguistic team was formed to create the signs to ensure they are accurate and reflect the diversity of language in Auslan across Australia. These signs were created for the purpose of translating existing information in to Auslan, but they have been provided to help all Auslan speakers understand and talk about NDIS concepts in the same way.
What is the NDIS
This video will help you understand key information about the NDIS including what it is, if you can access it, when it will be available, and why it’s important.
Three participant booklets are available to support people with disability and participants throughout their NDIS journey, The videos below are translated from the 3 participant booklets. To download the original booklets, see the Booklets and Factsheets page.
Booklet 1 – Applying for the NDIS
Booklet 1 covers:
- what the NDIS does and who is involved
- how to apply for the NDIS
- what the NDIS funds.
Booklet 2 - Creating your NDIS plan
Booklet 2 covers:
- getting ready for your planning conversation
- creating your NDIS plan
- receiving your approved NDIS plan
Booklet 3 - Using your NDIS plan
Booklet 3 covers:
- what your plan includes
- how to use your plan
- how to choose and pay for your supports and services
- how to prepare for a plan reassessment
My NDIS Pathway
My NDIS pathway is your guide to becoming an NDIS participant.
This video will help you understand the path you will travel as the NDIS begins to work with you. It will provide an overview of what to expect at each stage.
Participant Service Charter and Participant Service Improvement Plan
This video will help you understand how the Service Charter, Service Guarantee and Service Improvement Plan work together to make a better NDIS for you.
Working with NDIS
This video will help you understand the role of providers in the NDIS market place.
Reasonable and necessary and Permanent and Significant disability
This video will help you understand what the NDIS means when they talk about reasonable and necessary supports and permanent and significant disability.
Webinars with Auslan interpreters and live captions
The NDIA hosts regular webinars on key topics related to the NDIS. The webinars are free and include Auslan interpreters and live captions.
If you can't join the webinar live, a recording and a transcript is available on our Webinars page.
Key information is also translated to Easy Read. Many people find Easy Read content useful, including people who have difficulty reading English.