Clarification on assistance technology support under $5,000
A help varying from $1550 to $5000 is the new option available for funding and supply of nominated AT supports from October 2019. It includes nine general AT items with the condition that the budget will be available only if it’s for an essential and acceptable item as per the NIDS plan of the participant.
Delivering the NDIS plan: new medium-term accommodation for NDIS participants
Stuart Robert, the Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), declared today that NIDS had extended financial support to a new housing plan that facilitates the participants as they make their transition towards their permanent home.
Delivering the NDIS plan: Pricing review announced
The review of the NDIS Annual Price Review for 2020-21 has been initiated by the Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Stuart Robert. It will aim to analyse the current NDIS price limits and the policy measures to make them more relevant to the market today. It will also suggest the changes required and offer recommendations for the same.
Longer plan durations of up to 3 years
The extended plan duration options mean that one can need to go through frequent plan review processes if support needs remain unchanged for a longer duration. Get in touch with your LAC or planner to know if longer plan duration is suitable in your case.