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For the first time a guideline for the NDIS early childhood approach is now available. The early childhood approach is our nationally consistent approach to working with children younger than 7, who have a developmental delay or disability, and their families. Children who do not fully meet the definition of developmental delay and have developmental concerns are also supported through our early childhood approach. Your child doesn’t need a diagnosis to get help. We can connect you with early childhood partners who will help you access the right supports for your child’s needs. The early childhood approach recognises the rights...
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Work starts today to better support NDIS participants to take control of the decisions that impact them. The NDIA today released a consultation paper on improving decision making support for participants.
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The Autism Advisory Group (AAG) met on 17 June 2021 by video conference. All AAG members attended the meeting. The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) provided a broad overview of the feedback received on the Interventions for Children on the autism spectrum consultation paper from more than 450 written submissions. AAG members acknowledged widespread views about aspects of the paper including: the perception that funding caps will be applied to the supports available for autistic children; the need for the NDIA to recognise that all autistic people and their families are different; the needs of children and families with multiple...
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