How to get the most out of the NDIS for your child

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Wed 6 June 2018

19 mins

The NDIS is one of the most significant welfare reforms in Australia’s history.

But it can also feel overwhelming if you’re trying to navigate how to apply for financial support.

Jo-Anne Hewitt is the Executive Director, Disability at The Benevolent Society. She explains how to navigate the system so you get the most support for your child.

This segment is proudly presented by The Benevolent Society, provider of specialist disability services in NSW, ACT and the Gold Coast. They will also offer Early Childhood Early Intervention services in parts of Queensland starting from July 2018 onwards.

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