NDIA statement on NDIS and access requirements for autism.
On Saturday, 19 May, The Australian newspaper published an article regarding plans by the NDIA to redefine the conditions for List A and List B of the NDIS which would have implications for many people on the autism spectrum. This followed the uploading of an incorrect document to the NDIS website last week
Yesterday the NDIA released a statement about these claims, stating that no decision had been made to change the lists. The full NDIA statement which can be accessed here.
Katherine Annear has also written a clear and concise opinion piece on this issue for the Every Australian Counts website, titled Autism and the NDIS – what is going on? - which can be accessed here.