FIGHTING CHANCE EVENTS & WEBINARS

At Fighting Chance we are committed to building a truly inclusive future where people with disability experience limitless social and economic inclusion. As well as creating work and community participation opportunities through our social businesses – Avenue, Jigsaw and Base, we want to empower you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to advocate for yourself and get the most out of the NDIS.

Our NDIS educational series shares information and resources. Please see below for our upcoming webinars. 

To explore existing resources and watch replays of previous webinars, click here.

 

Guardianship  in the NDIS space explained.

Guardianship in the NDIS space explained

Date:         Wednesday 6 March

Time:        12:00 – 1:00 pm AEDT

Join us for a discussion where Fighting Chance’s Senior Support Coordinator, Alex Browne, will explore the different types of guardianship, the financial management considerations, and the process to apply for guardianship within the context of the NDIS. 

  • Different types of guardianship 

  • Financial management considerations

  • When is it important to think about guardianship, and what needs to be considered?

  • What is the process to apply for guardianship?

What is Psychosocial Disability and how can the NDIS help? 

what is psychosocial disability and how can the ndis help

Date:         Wednesday 10 April

Time:        12:00 – 1:00 pm AEST

In this webinar, Fighting Chance’s Senior Support Coordinator, Alex Browne, deep dives into psychosocial disability, a term used to describe a disability that may arise from a mental health issue. Alex will guide attendees through everything from NDIS eligibility criteria, to what can be funded and how a psychosocial recovery coach can support participants with psychosocial disabilities to live a full and contributing life.

Alex will cover the following: 

  • What is a psychosocial disability within the NDIS?

  • What are the eligibility criteria for psychosocial disability? 

  • What do I do if I am on the NDIS for a different disability, but I want to add psychosocial disability as an access met diagnosis? 

  • What can I be funded for with a psychosocial disability? 

  • Does health still play a role as part of my support? 

  • What is a psychosocial recovery coach?