The NDIA sets eligibility and includes anyone who has a permanent disability that significantly affects their everyday activities and who is under the age of 65 years when they first access the scheme.
A NDIA representative will meet with you to discuss your goals and create an individual plan, including supports related to your disability.
Goals might focus on health, employment, social participation, education and independence. The plan is the basis for determining your funding for the year ahead and is annually reviewed. The scheme provides a lifelong commitment to meeting your needs.
If you are unsure of your eligibility for NDIS funding, you will need to contact the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) on 1800 800 110 or visit their website to assess yourself against the criteria.