In order to assist Vietnamese parents and carers of a person with a disability prepare for transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), SICMAA in partnership with Vietnamese Community Association – Victorian Chapter (VCA-VIC) have organised the following 2 information sessions at SICMAA’s office:

1. Friday 9 October, 2015
Speaker: Sonia Savannah from Carers Victoria
2. Friday 16 October, 2015
Speaker: Christine Scott from VALID, in conjunction with Alfred Health Carer Services

Sonia works at Carers Victoria and Christine works at VALID, they both have experience in supporting individuals and their families with resolving issues and getting the best out of the NDIS.

Sonia provided an overview of the NDIS and Christine provided some statistics about how the scheme is tracking. They both looked at some misconceptions and myths, and they also offerred carers some practical strategies to plan and prepare.

SICMAA acknowledges the support of Alfred Health Carer Services and Carers Victoria.

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*** Events sponsored by Alfred Health Carer Services.  SICMAA acknowledges the support of Gina Horn from Alfred Health Carer Services.


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