Our Programs

Our programs, services and supports help create a brighter future for people with Down syndrome.

NDIS Services & Supports

As of 30 June 2023, there were 11,617 active participants in the National Disability Scheme (NDIS) with a primary disability of Down syndrome. 

The NDIS provides funding to eligible people with disability to gain more time with family and friends, greater independence, access to new skills, jobs, or volunteering in their community, and an improved quality of life, aiming to assist individuals in achieving their goals and enhancing their participation in the community. 

At Down Syndrome NSW, explore our comprehensive NDIS services and supports tailored to individuals with Down syndrome from all ages and throughout all life stages.
From expert advice from our team of professionals, advocacy workshops, to empowering resources and fact sheets for navigating the NDIS, we're dedicated to enhancing the lives of those we serve.

Discover how we can assist you in navigating the NDIS journey with expertise and compassion.

 

NDIS Support for Individuals with Down syndrome

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Early Intervention

Community Participation

Skill Development, Training & Education

Employment Assistance

Therapeutic Supports

Assistive Technology & Supported Independent Living

NDIS Resources

Down Syndrome NSW has developed easy-to-read Fact Sheets to help individuals and families better understand the NDIS and its eligiblity criteria. These resources aim to simplify complex information and provide practical guidance on navigating the NDIS process, empowering individuals with Down syndrome and their family members with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions about NDIS services and supports.  

 

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About the NDIS Fact Sheet

Overview of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, outlining its purpose, key components, and how it can benefit individuals.

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NDIS Eligibility Check List

Breaking down the eligibility requirements of the NDIS in an easy-to-understand language.

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NDIS Updates

NDIS Draft Legislation: Perspectives - April 2nd 2024
Minister Shorten Tables NDIS Legislation - March 27 2024
Your Guide to the NDIS Review - 11 December 2023
Your Guide to the NDIS Review - 11 December 2023

Get in Touch

The NDIS opens doors to a wide range of services and supports tailored to the unique needs of individuals with Down syndrome. Individuals can enhance their independence, well-being, and participation in the community. 

For more information on NDIS Services and Supports for individuals with Down Syndrome, please contact us. Our friendly team is ready to assist you with navigation of the NDIS and accessing the support you need. 

NDIS Links

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