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Autism SA and the NDIS

New Participant and Provider Pathway Experience

18/10/2017 - NDIA have released details of a new ‘pathway’ designed to significantly improve the experience people and organisations have with the NDIS. Read more here

General Information

With the Australian Government’s launch of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Autism SA has taken a lead role in providing services to individuals with a National Disability Insurance Scheme Plan.

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of providing community linking and individualised support for people with permanent and significant disability, their families and carers.

Once you or your child's NDIS plan has been approved by the planner please complete the online referral form to request or enquire about services Autism SA can provide.

Click here to see if you are NDIS ready.

Autism SA is a diverse organisation with extensive experience and knowledge of the Autism Spectrum in relation to education, Short Term Accommodation, community, early intervention and clinical sectors.

Our range of available services include:

Please complete the Autism SA – NDIS Request for Services Form today!

All applicable information must be completed in the Autism SA – NDIS Request for Services Form in order for a Service Plan to be developed and before services can commence. Our Intake Advisor will link you to the services you require and provide you with further information on the options available at Autism SA, including the location of services.

For further information please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions page or contact Infoline on 1300 288 476 (13 AUTISM).

NDIS Roll out 2016

The Commonwealth and South Australian governments have announced the arrangements for the roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in South Australia.

From 1 February 2016, children aged between 0 to 14 years of age across South Australia will continue to enter the NDIS.

From 1 January 2017, young people aged between 15 and 17 across South Australia will begin to enter the NDIS.

From 1 July 2017, adults aged 18 to 64 will begin to enter the NDIS based on where they live.

The NDIS will be operating state-wide for all age groups by July 2018.

This is a unique period for the NDIS and the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA). 

The NDIA and the South Australian Department for Communities and Social Inclusion will continue to deliver a range of information and activities to support people with disability, their families and carers, service providers and the community get ready for the NDIS. 

For more information: click here if you are an SA Provider, or click here if you are an SA Participant.