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NDIS & e-learning

Australian Foundations in FASD Online Course

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

The goal of the NDIS is to shift support funding from being based on labels and diagnoses to being about a person’s individual needs in gaining independence and integrating into the community.
Whether you are an adult with FASD or suspected FASD or a parent/carer supporting a child with FASD, NOFASD Australia is here to support you. This website page has a range of factsheets and information to provide you with guidance. If you can’t find the answers you are looking for, please send us a message

Although a diagnosis of FASD may not be necessary to qualify for support, supporting documents will be required. This means you will need to have assessments from allied health professionals, for example, psychologists, neuropsychologists, speech therapists or occupational therapists that demonstrate your child’s needs in relation to the activities listed below.

Activities determined within each factsheet

Helpful Factsheets

Speech Pathologist & FASD

Occupational Therapists (OTs) and FASD

Social Workers and FASD

Clinical Psychologists and FASD

Both children and adults with FASD should be eligible for support through the NDIS as they most likely will have significant and permanent disability that reduces their functional capacity (ability to perform age appropriate tasks and activities), or psychosocial capacity (ability to relate to others in personal relationships, work or school).

NAVIGATING THE NDIS - more information

NDIS myths debunked – With so much information about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) out there, not everything you hear is going to be correct. This web page addresses some common myths.

Mapping My World https://www.endeavour.com.au/ndis-information – NDIS Planning Booklet and other helpful resources from The Endeavour Foundation.

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