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The NDIS – Getting Informed: Gatton
October 31, 2016 @ 9:15 am - 3:00 pm
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), a new way of supporting people with a disability in Australia, formally commenced on 1 July 2016. It will be introduced gradually across the regions.
Join us for a workshop and a conversation that provide information about the NDIS, and are designed to help people think about how they can best used the opportunities offered by the new scheme.
You can register for either the workshop or the conversation, or both. Places are limited.
9:15am – 11:45am The NDIS – Getting Informed
This workshop provides information about the why, when and how of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Queensland, and things you can do now to get ready. What do I need to know to feel ready for the NDIS?
12:30pm – 3:00pm Conversation and Community Connection about the NDIS
Join us in a guided conversation about practical strategies for you and others in your community to share information, prepare and make best use of the opportunities offered by the NDIS. What are the opportunities for you and for others?
A light lunch will be provided for people who register for both the workshop and the conversation.
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This workshop and conversation are for people with a disability, families and their close friends who are interested in hearing about the NDIS and exploring what they can do to be ready for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
One of our team of experienced presenters will deliver this workshop. You can see the full list of our presenters here.
Each member of our team has many years of experience working with people with a disability and their families. Some of our team also have family members who have a disability and will share from personal experience.
Assistance to attend
It is important to CRU that we make our events accessible to all attendees. We ask that you let us know if there is anything we can do to assist you to fully participate in this event.
This may range from support for people with visual and hearing impairments, physical support needs, English as a second language and particular dietary requirements. You can provide this information at the bottom of the registration form and if required someone from CRU will contact you for further information.
Contact CRU if you need assistance to attend or participate in this event and you can’t register online, by calling CRU on 07 3844 2211.
Community Resource Unit Inc
CRU has a 28 year track record of working across Queensland to help people with a disability take control of their lives and take their place in their community.
This is an NDIS Participant Readiness activity funded by the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services.
The cost of attending this event is covered by this funding. There are no charges for attendees.