Firstly, what is the NDIS?
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) assists people with disability by making sure they get the right supports and services.
If you don’t know a lot about the NDIS check out our blog post about joining the NDIS as a young person or watch our video below. It features young people with disability talking about the NDIS.
Managing your NDIS plan
When you join the NDIS you get a plan. Your NDIS plan is about you and your needs. It lists the disability supports you get through the NDIS and the amount of money you can use to pay for them. There are 4 ways to manage your plan and money.
We’ve created a series of resources to help you understand the different ways that you can manage your plan. Download our resources below.
NDIS self-management resources
4 ways to manage your NDIS plan
True or false: NDIS self-management
Getting ready to self-manage your NDIS plan
Work sheet: Are you ready to self-manage your NDIS plan?
Watch our video to learn more about self-management below. It features young people talking about why they want to self-manage their NDIS plans.
You can ask your planner or Local Area Coordinator (LAC) about managing your NDIS plan any time you feel ready.
If you feel like you need to learn some new skills before you can self-manage you can tell your planner or LAC. You may be able to get extra help to learn new skills so that you can have more control over your NDIS plan.