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The NDIS: Getting Informed North Burnett – Biggenden
February 21, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in North Burnett in July 2018.
The NDIS is a new way of supporting people with a disability across Australia.
Participants will receive flexible funding tailored to their individual goals.
What goals do you have around home, work, or education? How about your friendships and interests?
This workshop provides information relevant to families and people with a disability about the why, when and how of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Queensland, and things they can do now to get ready.
The NDIS provides an important opportunity to “think big” about what a good life looks like for you. While this opportunity sounds promising, navigating any new system can be confusing!
Community Resource Unit Inc (CRU) is running workshops to help rural communities get ready for the NDIS. Come along and hear about the NDIS…
- Share ideas about ways to get ready
- Connect with others who are getting ready
Join us for a cuppa and a conversation…
- Biggenden – Tuesday 21 February
- Gayndah – Wednesday 22 February
- Mundubbera – Thursday 23 February
- Eidsvold – Friday 24 February
Please register your details to attend as places are limited.
Light refreshments will be provided.
If you can’t make it along, we would like to hear from you if you need information about the NDIS, so give us a call.
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Who should attend?
These workshops are for free for people with disability, family members and service providers and others who assist people with a disability.
One of our team of experienced presenters will deliver this workshop.
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 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 is you need assistance or attend or participate in this event and you can’t register online, by calling 07 3844 2211.
Community Resource Unit Inc.
CRU is a small organisation that believes people with a disability deserve access to the same life as everybody else.
We have a 29 year track record of working throughout Queensland to help people with a disability live a good life.
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.