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Webinar: How to apply for the NDIS as a teen or adult
June 2, 2023

In this webinar, Fighting Chance’s Senior Support Coordinator, Alex Browne, takes a look at accessing (or applying to) the National Disability Insurance Scheme for the first time, including:

  • the eligibility criteria for accessing the NDIS, including disability requirements
  • what evidence you might need to support your application, and
  • what to expect when you look at the Access Request Form (ARF).

Webinar: Understanding Positive Behaviour Support, Restrictive Practices and the relationship between them.

Watch this webinar to explore the value of Positive Behaviour Support and how it impacts the need for regulated restrictive practices. - What is a restrictive practice (RP) under the NDIS rules.- What does it mean when a RP is recommended as part of your behaviour...

Webinar: A practical guide to assistive technology and the NDIS

In this webinar, Fighting Chance's Senior Support Coordinator, Alex Browne, deep dives into the equipment, technology and devices (assistive technology) that help you, or your person, do things you can’t do because of your disability. She covers the following: - What...

Applying to the NDIS for the first time: the Fighting Chance NDIS access checklist

Are you an adult or a teenager applying to the NDIS for the first time? NDIS funding for the supports you need to live your life with choice and control and achieve your goals can be life-changing. However, accessing the NDIS can be a lengthy process. If you choose to...

Webinar: A guide to home and living supports

If you are an NDIS participant and want to live more independently, either now, or in the future NDIS home and living supports may be appropriate to help you achieve that goal. It's not always straightforward, though, to get the right funding, at the right time. In...

Webinar: Evidence and the NDIA; clinical reports and NDIS language

In this webinar, we'll guide you through all things evidence. Relevant to everyone with an NDIS plan, we break down:  What does the NDIA mean when they ask for evidence? What is the NDIA looking for in clinical reports? Examples of how evidence can be translated into...

Webinar: All you need to know about behaviour support plans

A guide to understanding, accessing and implementing a behaviour support plan under the NDIS. In this webinar, Senior Support Coordinator Alex Browne and Henry Ellen, Behaviour Support Practitioner, deep dive into: What is behaviour support? Who is behaviour support...

Positive behaviour support: how funding for behaviour support can support you in your day or SLES program

What is positive behaviour support? Positive behaviour support is a person-centred clinical support framework for people that have behaviours of concern. ‘Behaviours of concern’ means behaviours which negatively impact upon the quality of life or safety of a person...

Webinar: Disability advocates – know your rights

Watch this webinar, where Alex Browne, Fighting Chance Senior Support Coordinator, breaks down: What is an independent disability advocate? How an advocate can help you When to engage and how to find an advocate Process for feedback & complaints  Here are...

Webinar: How to implement your NDIS plan

Watch this webinar, where Alex Browne, Fighting Chance Senior Support Coordinator, breaks down: what are ‘Core’, ‘Capacity Building’ and ‘Capital’ funding? what do the names of the support categories really mean? how do I know which parts of my funding are flexible...

Webinar: Understanding how NDIS funding decisions are made

Learn how to ‘speak NDIS’. Empower yourself to best prepare the evidence for your plan reassessment and self-advocate towards better plan outcomes. Join us for this webinar, where Lisa and Alex break down: - NDIS legislation on "reasonable and necessary" criteria- Why...