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NDIS Video 5: What is NOT covered by the NDIS?

The NDIS does not cover:
• Support or services already funded by the government. For example, Australian Hearing services, medical health services or services provided by the Education Department.
• Anything that is not directly related to yours or your child’s disability or day to day living costs such as purchasing food or telephone bills which are not related to support needs.

If you would like more information about what is covered, we recommend looking at the NDIS website or contacting Deaf Children Australia’s helpline:

helpline@deafchildren.org.au

You can have a look at Deaf Children Australia’s Facebook page

www.facebook.com/DeafChildrenAustralia

Or you can call us on 1800 645 916

You may wish to join one of DCA’s POD Groups. These groups are continuing to build as informal networks of families who get together from time to time in relaxed community spaces, such as local parks.

If you would like to join or start a POD Group in your area, please contact DCA’s Helpline.

There are also several online communities and discussion groups for the NDIS.

More information can be accessed via the links below

www.ndis.gov.au

www.deafchildrenaustralia.org.au

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