National Disability Insurance Scheme

Am I eligible for NDIS package?

You may not realise it, but you or a family member may be eligible for NDIS funding. Disabilities that NDIS can cover include any condition that restricts a person’s mental, sensory or mobility functions. Including:

Conditions:

  • – Acquired Brain Injury
  • – ADD
  • – Autism Spectrum Disorder (inc. Asperger’s)
  • – Cerebral Palsy
  • – Developmental Delay
  • – Down Syndrome
  • – Epilepsy
  • – Fragile X Syndrome
  • – Hearing Impairment
  • – Muscular Dystrophy
  • – ODD
  • – Paraplegia
  • – Quadriplegia
  • – Rett Syndrome
  • – Some Psychiatric and Mental Health Diagnosis
  • – Speech Delay
  • – Spina Bifida
  • – Vision Loss

Eligibility Criteria:

The eligibility criteria for disability supports and early intervention for both individuals and families are as follows:

Disability Support:

Disability Supports funded through the NDIS are targeted at individuals and families who:

  • – Have Australian residency (are an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or Holds a Protected Special Category Visa.
  • – Are under the age of 65 years.
  • – Live in an area where the NDIS is available.
  • – Have an impairment or condition that is likely to be lifelong, which reduces your ability to carry out tasks independently.