NDIS Participants can now use exisiting funds within NDIS Plans differently and can, if needed, purchase low cost assistive technology items such as entry level laptops and iPads if it enables them to receive services such as counselling therapy and support online.
After working with supermarkets, the NDIA have confirmed that as of today, all NDIS participants can purchase grocery items online to be delivered to your home!
“The Australian Government has enacted the Coronavirus Emergency Response Plan and the NDIA is taking necessary steps to prepare and support participants and providers.
We are collaborating with key government and health agencies and developing an Agency Pandemic Plan in line with the Government’s Emergency Response Plan.”
‘We have been consulting with NDIS, disability and health stakeholders to understand what actions we need to take to minimise the impact that COVID-19 may have on people with disability, their families, and the network of providers and workers that support them,’
“We are ramping up the fight to get the NDIS working the way it should.