Yooralla’s Customer Rights and Empowerment (CRE) team has supported and empowered Mark to follow his life-long dream to become a volunteer.
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Yooralla’s free guide on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) for your child
This easy to follow guide is based on Yooralla’s experience with the NDIS and working with families and children.Find out more
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11 April 2019
Understanding your NDIS plan
To support you with implementing your NDIS plan, we've outlined the three key things that make up a NDIS plan, the supports that may be involved and how to use it.
11 April 2019
5 questions parents ask when they get their child's next NDIS plan
When you receive your child's next NDIS plan - you can refresh your knowledge about what the different parts of a NDIS plan mean.
08 April 2019
Yooralla empowers Mark to follow his dream
Mark said that volunteering has changed his life.
04 April 2019
4 ways to manage the funds in your child’s next NDIS plan
There are four different ways to manage your child’s NDIS funds
02 April 2019
World Autism Awareness Day
Yooralla is dedicated to supporting people with autism and their families.
29 March 2019
Five things you need to know about autism spectrum disorder
April 2 is World Autism Awareness day, a day aimed at improving understanding of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and reducing stereotypes, to ensure people living with ASD can enjoy inclusive and equal lives in our community.
28 March 2019
Is your child’s NDIS 12-month plan review coming up? Here’s what to expect.
After a year of learning new terms and processes, here is what to expect when it comes time for your child's second NDIS plan.
26 March 2019
Tim on track to achieve his NDIS goal of being a writer
“I’ve just applied for a position of a volunteer writer. This is part of my goal of becoming a professional writer,” said Yooralla customer, Tim.
22 March 2019
Why is Early Childhood Early Intervention so important?
The ECEI means seeking supports as early as possible, to work on a child’s developmental, health and support needs.
21 March 2019
3 myths about Down syndrome dispelled by Yooralla customer Jessica
Jessica, who has Down syndrome, wants to dispel some of the myths surrounding the most common genetic disability.