Assistive Technology with JB Hi-Fi

Assistive Technology with JB Hi-Fi

Assistive technology can be life-changing for people with disabilities. And in times like these, where working with therapists remotely has become the norm, some products are more important than ever.  While the NDIS provides funding for a range of technologies,

The power of Paralympics to change perception

The power of Paralympics to change perception

Whether in media, politics, the workplace or in sport – representation is essential for breaking down stereotypes, celebrating a diverse population, and empowering all citizens to feel as though they can participate in greater society.  We know, however, representation for

Getting the most out of myOneStepPay

Getting the most out of myOneStepPay

For people with disabilities, it’s essential to gain access to certain products. But, while the NDIS offers funding for Assistive Technology, the process of ordering and receiving those products can be confusing and time-consuming. Currently, a participant may wait weeks

NDIS Reforms – Have Your Say

NDIS Reforms – Have Your Say

The NDIA is changing the way plans are implemented and they want to hear from people who use the scheme and the affects it has on your supports. They have released three discussion papers, outlining the proposed changes to the

What Is Considered Reasonable and Necessary?

What Is Considered Reasonable and Necessary?

The NDIS provides funding for anything considered reasonable and necessary. There are quite a few guidelines under what the NDIS deems reasonable and necessary. They are as follows: The request must be related to a participant’s specific disability. The request

What is Assistive Technology?

What is Assistive Technology?

Assistive Technology is any device that allows participants to perform tasks that they would otherwise be unable to do. Are there different levels of Assistive Technology? The most common Assistive Technology is level 1: Basic Assistive Technology. This is usually

Everything You Need to Know About Transport Funding

Everything You Need to Know About Transport Funding

Transportation can give you the independence and freedom you might be looking for. Luckily, the NDIS provides funding for transport, but before you can claim the funds you need to know what you are eligible for.   The NDIS defines

Therapy Services and NDIS Funding

Therapy Services and NDIS Funding

Therapy Services are a regular feature of NDIS plans and there are some things that are worth knowing to ensure you maximise your plan. There are three capacity building sections of your plan which can be used for therapy. Improved

NDIS Support in Starting A Business

NDIS Support in Starting A Business

If you currently receive NDIS funding and you want to start a business, NDIS might be able to support you in your transition to self-employment. There are currently two types of NDIS funding that may be relevant to you if

Tips to Maximise the Value of Your NDIS Funds

Tips to Maximise the Value of Your NDIS Funds

An NDIS plan is there to help you receive the services you need to reach your goals. NDIS funds help you buy support services to make your goals achievable and is based on the types of services you need and

Working with Officeworks to supply Assistive Technology

Working with Officeworks to supply Assistive Technology

The impact of COVID-19 has changed the way therapy is provided to some participants. Remote therapy has now become common for speech pathology, physiotherapy and psychology, among other types of therapy. This means the need for Assistive Technology is more