Service Providers

For the National Disability Insurance Scheme to be a success it requires a commitment from all involved to challenge thinking around historical views of disability and to help shift the disempowering perceptions of disability to a strengths based social model. The NDIS requires a shift in organisational culture and thinking. Whist the NDIS provides a platform for the provision of disability supports in a way which empowers individuals with a disability and their families, it requires the whole of the community to embrace inclusive practice.

High quality Early Childhood Intervention services are effective in achieving outcomes for children and their families but the early years sector and interfacing systems need to be educated and supported to view children with disability and/or developmental delay through a learning and development lens if they aren’t already doing so.