So, how disabled do you need to be for the NDIS?

Eligibility within the NDIS is a little bit of grey area.

Although under the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013 there are no specific diagnosis or disabilities listed, actually accessing the NDIS can be fraught with problems.

For the first full episode of Have the Nerve in 2022, Susan talks to SCIA’s Senior Support Coordinator Louise Hilton and SCIA’s Policy and Advocacy Officer Megan Bingham about about how the selective process of funding has larger systemic consequences and where a gap in disability education has left people behind.

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