Autism & the NDIS

Is autism covered by the NDIS? Yes! 54% of people on the NDIS under the age of 18 and 35% of participants overall are autistic. But not every autistic child will be eligible for the NDIS. To be eligible, a child must meet both eligibility and disability requirements. What help may be available for my

Understanding the NDIS Temporary Transformation Payment

What is TTP? In July 2019, the NDIA introduced a new cost called the Temporary Transformation Payment (TTP) TTP is a special NDIS pricing arrangement paid by the NDIA to service providers. Why is TTP paid? TTP helps service providers, continue to provide high quality support. Does TTP change the type of supports provided by

ATZ Care Services Price Guide

How much does ATZ Care charge for NDIS services? ATZ Care charges the same rates as listed within the latest NDIS Price Guide for the services we provide. How is ATZ Care paid? As a registered provider, ATZ Care is paid for providing eligible services to NDIS Participants directly by the NDIA or via a

Medium Term Accommodation

Find a Home Away from Home to Get Medium-Term Accommodation Services:  Medium term accommodation is more than just a place to live; it is a space where individuals with disabilities can feel supported, safe, and empowered to live their lives to the fullest. This allows them to live with a greater sense of freedom and

Short Term Accommodation

Offer your family carer a well-deserved holiday while you are in the safe hands of professional caregivers. As an NDIS participant, have you ever found yourself in a position where you needed to offer your family carer a much-deserved break from their regular caregiving job? If you are, then you can opt for NDIS respite

Life with a Disability: A New Perspective

Life with a disability can be challenging. There’s no getting around it. But it doesn’t have to be as difficult as you may think. A new perspective often helps, and there are ways you can make the best of your life and the circumstances that challenge you. Living with a disability is no longer a

What is the NDIS, and What Does It Mean to Me?

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a national scheme that was rolled out in four states and the Northern Territory in July 2019. It is designed to help people with disabilities, their families, and carers live independently in their communities. If you are eligible, the scheme should mean receiving funding to help pay for

Get the Most Out of NDIS in Australia – 10 Things You Should Know

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a national program in Australia that aims to provide accessible and affordable services for people with disabilities. The program aims to support and assist Australians with permanent disabilities or conditions and their families. NDIS is open to anyone in Australia with a permanent disability or impairment, regardless of

A Comprehensive Guide to NDIS – What Does It Mean & How Does it Work?

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new federal government scheme introduced on 1 July 2017 to improve the lives of people with a disability. It’s designed to address some of the daily challenges people with a disability face. The NDIS has been one of Australia’s most significant social policy reforms in recent years.

Benefits of Working with a Registered NDIS Provider vs Independent Support Worker

When it comes to choosing support workers or carers for disability support, NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) participants have several options. They can choose to work with a registered NDIS provider, engage individual contract support workers directly, or use online platforms like Mable or HireUp to connect with independent support workers.     Benefits of

9 Easy Steps to Independent Living that Skipped your Mind

Independent living for the disabled is not only learning to live independently. It is also a gauge of how productive you have become. That is, embracing freedom from your home or nursing care. Independent Living Defined Different people define independent living in so many ways. For normal beings, living alone is taking on the responsibility