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Deaf Australia are coming to Adelaide for NDIS Review sessions 

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Sherrie: Deaf Australia, along with various board members, will be traveling across Australia from June until August to meet with the Deaf community.NDIS Review - this will be a paid opportunity for participants. NDIS Youth Review - each state will have a young person responsible to run this workshop.

Jen: The NDIS review session is important.

If you come, you will be able to talk about your experiences with the NDIS, both positive and negative. I will take on all of your information and then give it to the NDIS, so they can learn and understand how to adapt to work with you, the Deaf community. We will ask questions like, do you have a good or bad experience with the NDIS;whether the NDIS understands you as a Deaf person; what good things you want more of; what things you want less of; whether you are happy with your plan, especially in comparison to others who have a NDIS plan would you want everyone to have similar plans or different. We will ask many different questions.

We will be going to all the states in Australia this year. You will also have an opportunity to meet us at Deaf Australia before or after the events.

You will be paid for coming to the NDIS Review. Those who are Deaf, Deafblind or hard of hearing – all those who have plans will be paid $140 for two hours, and $50 per hour afterwards.

Those who are not Deaf, Deafblind or hard of hearing, and support Deaf people, will be paid, but at a lesser rate per hour.

William: I am excited that I will be facilitating the youth NDIS review consultation on Friday 16th June from 4pm to 7:30pm. The event will be held at the Deaf Connect office in Mile End,

We will be providing pizza starting at 4:30pm and the review session will commence at approximately 5pm.

Sherrie: They will be scheduled over the weekends to ensure community participation. RSVP is essential for attendance.

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Hello, my name is William Maggs, and I am an artist from Adelaide. I am excited to announce that I will be facilitating the youth NDIS review consultation on Friday, June 16th, from 4:00 pm to 7:30 pm. The event will be held at the Deaf Connect office in Mile End.

We will be providing pizza starting at 4:30 pm, and the review session will commence at approximately 5:00 pm. This event is specifically for individuals aged between 14 and 25 who are Deaf, Deafblind, hard of hearing, or Deaf+Disabled with an NDIS plan are welcome to attend.

Please note that this event is exclusively for Auslan users. 

Caregivers of individuals under 18 years of age are also welcome to attend to provide support.

Participants will be paid $140 for their two-hour involvement; however, it is mandatory to register in advance. 

The purpose of this NDIS review is to provide Deaf individuals with an opportunity to express their opinions on how the NDIS can better serve the Deaf community. You are encouraged to share what is working well and what improvements are needed. 

Additionally, please be aware that there will be another NDIS review session for non-youth participants on Sunday morning from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

I hope to see you there.

, RSVP, the link is below. Thank you!

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A young white man with blonde curly hair tied back. He has a blonde beard and moustache. He is wearing large gold-framed glasses and has gold earrings in both ears - one stands out with a star shape. He is wearing a black t-shirt with the DYA (Deaf Youth Australia) logo and has a bracelet on both wrists.

Deaf Australia are coming to Adelaide for NDIS Review sessions on 

Friday 16 June Afternoon Session – 4pm – 7:30pm

NDIS Youth Review (paid opportunity) – facilitated by the amazing William Maggs! – RSVP* here: https://forms.office.com/r/UtGZbqziRg

Sunday 18th June Morning Session – 9am – 12pm

NDIS Review (paid opportunity) – RSVP* here: https://forms.office.com/r/UtGZbqziRg

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