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NDIS Self Management • Online

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Date:
Monday 11 October
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEDT
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Online Event

This is a practical session with lots of information and ideas, including an inside view of the NDIS portal.

Do you want to know what is involved in self-managing your child’s NDIS plan and are keen to clarify conflicting information about what is involved?

Would you like to have answers to questions like: Is it easy to make claims? Is the portal simple to navigate? Can I self manage without being out of pocket? What can I do as a self-manager, that I can’t do under agency management? What can I spend the different funding budgets on? How can I make my child’s funds go further by self-managing? Join us.

If you have any other questions about the NDIS but not specific to the session, please bring those along to this session and our facilitator will help you answer them.

Learn about

  • What is involved in self-managing
  • The benefits of using mainstream providers
  • The difference between self-management and agency managed
  • How much more flexibility you will have
  • More about directly employing support workers or therapy assistants
  • What records you need to keep and the easy options available
  • How to make claims in the portal- and what the portal looks like.
  • Differences between self-managing and using a plan manager
  • Recent updates from NDIS in relation to COVID-19 situation, if applicable
  • Any other NDIS questions you might have

This session is also valuable for parents considering plan management over Agency Management, and for parents who are preparing for their child’s first plan meeting.

Age focus

For parents, family members and primary carers of children with disability, developmental delay or neurodivergent aged 0-8 years old

At this stage, we don’t have the capacity to accommodate professionals in this session.

Join us online

Monday 11 October 2021; 7.30pm to 9.30pm AEDT

If you’re not in the AEDT (Sydney) Time Zone, see time conversion by adding your Time Zome, City or Town.

Further details will be provided closer to the date to all applicants. You will need a good internet connection to attend.

RSVP by Wednesday 6  October. If you would like to register after this time, please email Mana mana@plumtree.org.au

Sessions are subject to cancellation due to low RSVP

More info

This workshop is for parents, primary cares and family members of children with disability or delays only. Unfortunately, we do not have the capacity for professionals in this session. If you are a professional, please feel free to share any of our calendar information with families you might be working with.

To get the best learning experience from this session, we encourage your involvement and interaction.

We respect the diversity of families we work with.

NDIS Self Management Flyer

Your facilitators

This session will be facilitated by Chelsey Barnes, Peer Workers here at Plumtree

If you would like to discuss this session further, please feel free to contact Mana at mana@plumtree.org.au

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