Free: Capacity building sessions for the disability sector

Queenslanders with Disability Network (QDN) and project partners QCOSS and ADA Australia are helping more eligible Queenslanders with disability join the NDIS and experience the benefits of the scheme through the Targeted Outreach Project.

The Disability Connect and Outreach Program (DCOP), Assessment and Referral Team (ART) has supported over 2,000 Queenslanders with disability to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) – these capacity building sessions are designed to build an enduring knowledge of access related process knowledge across the sector and will cover:

Diagnosis and permanence of disability

  • Exploring diagnosis and permanence of disability in the context of NDIS access criteria
  • Evidencing list A and list B criteria; specifically Intellectual Disability and Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Evidencing psychosocial impairment and physical impairment
  • Understanding dual diagnosis

Substantially reduced functional capacity

  • Exploring the six functional domains
  • Sample prompting questions and examples

These free online events will be held:

  • Tuesday, 1 February from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Friday, 11 February from 9:30am to 11:30am
  • Friday, 11 March from 9:30am to 11:30am
  • Friday, 18 March from 9:30am to 11:30am
  • Friday, 8 April from 9:30am to 11:30am
  • Friday, 13 May from 9:30am to 11:30am

Find out more or register.

The Targeted Outreach Project is being delivered through the Queensland Government, Department of Communities, Disability Services and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships, in collaboration with the Australian Government.