Down Syndrome Association resources
Down Syndrome State and Territory resources
NDIS resources from Down Syndrome Western Australia
Down Syndrome Western Australia has put together information and resources about the NDIS for people with Down syndrome and families. The information is available on the Down Syndrome Western Australia website.
NDIS Pre-planning booklet from Down Syndrome Queensland
Down Syndrome Queensland developed this booklet with information to help you get ready for your NDIS planning meeting.
Resources from other organisations
New Participant Booklets
The NDIS have recently released three new participant booklets. The booklets cover Understanding the NDIS, Planning and Using your NDIS plan. The booklets are available here.
My NDIS Pathway
The NDIS have developed the My NDIS Pathway booklet to explain the NDIS and the way people can access support.
NDIS Guide to Self Management
The NDIS have recently released a new Guide to Self Management. The purpose of this guide is to better support participants and their nominees to self-manage their NDIA budget so they have more control, choice and flexibility in arranging and paying for their NDIS supports. The guide helps self-managers, and people interested in self-managing their NDIA budget, understand the benefits of self-management, their responsibilities and how to self-manage effectively.
VALID’s guide to National Disability Insurance Scheme therapist reports for allied health
VALID has developed a 20-page good practice guide for therapists as they prepare reports for NDIS participants. It was developed by advocates with expertise in providing advocacy support to people with intellectual disabilities. It uses clear sections, headings and an easy to read layout. You can find the guide on VALID's website.
NSW Council for Intellectual Disability
The NSWCID have developed a flow chart to help GP's in regards to eligibilty and requirements for the NDIS for their patients that have a disability.
Better Start booklet
The Better Start booklet is coming soon.