Access to Assistive Technology to Become Easier | Leap in!
12 Apr

News update: Simple and quick access to Assistive Technology.

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We like to help keep our members across NDIS updates and all things that might make your life easier and today, we have some good news about Assistive Technology.

A new change is set to take place in April 2019 and will help ensure Assistive Technology becomes quicker and easier to replace when needed.

The NDIA will begin a pilot program in April and which will trial a new process where replacements for standard Assistive Technology items will be quickly assessed without needing a full re-assessment.

Additionally, only one quote will be required for items valued between $1,500 and $15,000.

The NDIA is also working on introducing changes in June 2019 that will make it easier for participants to access refurbished or pre-used Assistive Technology.

If you would like to read more, we’ve previously written an article on What is assistive technology that explains how it can be accessed through the NDIS.

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