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ndis Q&A with the NDIA Need help navigating the National Disability Insurance Scheme? Link asked the National Disability Insurance Agency to share the most common questions asked about the NDIS by people with disability, their carers and families, over the past two months. Here are the questions and answers. I’m not sure how to start my their capacity that may enable the opportunity to explore and set them to create and run their own new personal goals, building on your business. The NDIS funds reasonable previous achievements. Plan reviews are a range of people who can help and necessary supports that help can be scheduled up to two years you get started with your plan. It is a participant to reach their goals, apart, depending on your personal expected that a majority of people objectives and aspirations. If you circumstances and goals. If you know will work with an Early Childhood Early are considering growing your skills that your situation may change in Intervention (ECEI) partner or Local to start your own business, have a the near future, such as your living Area Coordinator (LAC) throughout chat with your Planner or Local Area arrangements or a planned move their journey with the NDIS. This Coordinator (LAC) to work out ways from school to work, your next plan includes accessing the NDIS, to align your goals so that you plan review could be scheduled for up to developing, starting and reviewing can support you to do the things you 12 months’ time to make sure your their individualised plan. For children want to do. supports best support your needs plan? Who can help me? Depending on your situation there aged zero to six years, ECEI Partners will tailor supports to a child’s individual needs and work directly and what is the process to have it with the family. LAC partners will work reviewed? with those aged over seven to develop Towards the end of your first Why do you post stories on social media that aren’t about the NDIS? their NDIS plan, and support them year as an NDIS participant, you to implement their plan including will be contacted to prepare for a the disability sector is part of how to use the portal, connect with review of your NDIS plan. Your plan the National Disability Insurance funded supports and begin to access review will be conducted by a NDIS Agency’s job. When the National services. LACs will also support representative such as a ECEI partner, Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) people throughout their journey with LAC or NDIA planner, and you are Act was passed in 2013, the Federal the NDIS to monitor and review the welcome to bring a family member Parliament gave the National participant’s progress regularly. or support person with you. During Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) your plan review, you will be able to the job of delivering the NDIS, as provide feedback on what supports well as (among other things) growing are working for you and how you the disability sector in Australia, and are progressing in achieving your building community awareness of personal goals. You will also have disabilities and the everyday things Is there any funding for NDIS participants to start a business? No. But the NDIS does provide funding for participants to build 18 and goals. How long will my plan last NDIS Talking about disability and