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Title: About the NDIS (video and fact sheet)
Summary: This video and Easy English fact sheet will help you understand key information about the NDIS including what it is, if you can access it, when it will be available, and why it’s important.

Title: About the NDIS quality and safeguards Commission
Summary: The NDIS quality and safeguards Commission (the NDIS Commission) is an independent government body that works to improve the quality and safety of NDIS services and supports, investigates and resolves problems, and strengthens the skills and knowledge of providers and participants. This document summarises what the NDIS Commission will do for participants, providers and workers.

Title: Accessing and participating in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS): Views and experiences of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities
Summary: A range of consultations and conferences were conducted by multicultural peak and advocacy organisations to explore and advocate on barriers people with disability from CALD backgrounds experience in accessing the NDIS.

Title: ADEC services
Summary: A translated brochure that lists the services provided by the Action on Disability and Ethnic Communities (ADEC). It provides information on who can be assisted by the ADEC and how they can help an individual, listing their programs.

Title: After your planning meeting (video)
Summary: This video will help you understand what happens after you had your planning conversation with the NDIS.

Title: Are you eligible for thte NDIS (video with English subtitles)
Summary: This video will help you understand if you are eligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), and how to access it.

Title: Carers, caring and respite care services
Summary: This translated video describes the critical role of carers in Victoria’s health system. The video outlines that there are financial and support services available to carers, encourages the understanding of changes involved in caring and how to plan for those changes, and provides practical advice about how to manage appointments, medication as well as challenging behaviours and communication.

Title: Child disability and early intervention: expert tips (Video)
Summary: In this short video, child disability experts talk about what early intervention is, how you get it and what it aims to do. They say it’s important to start early, but it’s also never too late to start. They talk about choosing a service provider and funding options. A parent describes her experience with early intervention.

Title: Developing your first NDIS plan (video and fact sheet)
Summary: You may have a few questions about developing your first plan. We understand that every person living with a disability has different needs, and we’re here to help you develop a plan that you have choice and control over. Watch this video or read the Easy English fast sheet for more information on developing your first plan.

Title: Disability and discrimination - a Vietnamese mum shares her story (video Vietnamese/English)
Summary: Stigma against disability is strong in some communities, and can stop people from accessing services for fear of facing their community's disapproval. In this video, a Vietnamese mother talks about her son's condition and shares her experience of overcoming discrimination to help him access the best support available.

Title: Disability and discrimination - Fighting the stigma (video Croation/English)
Summary: A Croatian Australian man talks about his experience with discrimination.

Title: Disability and discrimination - Living with MS (video Arabic/English)
Summary: A young man of Syrian background talks about his experience with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and the way members of his community responded to his diagnosis.

Title: Disability services
Summary: Accessing disability services in Victoria can be dependent on your location as well as your particular needs. Learn about the kinds of support that are available for managing disability. Understand the rights of people with a disability and their carers and find information about support groups as well as useful information for managing your healthcare.

Title: Early years guide
Summary: Down Syndrome Australia have developed an Early Years Guide to provide information for parents about early intervention, development and supports in the early years. There is information about the NDIS and accessing services through the Early Childhood Early Intervention approach.

Title: Getting ready for the NDIS (video)
Summary: This video talks about the five simple steps you can take to get ready for the NDIS.

Title: Glossary of NDIS key words
Summary: This Easy English resource contains words relating to the NDIS. The video explains key NDIS concepts in Auslan.

Title: Glossary of terms NDIS and disability services
Summary: This glossary explains the meaning of the most frequently used terms in the NDIS and the disability sector. It is helpful to people with disability and their carers who speak a language other than English, workers and interpreters in this area.

Title: Guide to self-management
Summary: Self-management is when you manage your NDIS funding. It gives you the flexibility and choice to decide what supports you buy to meet your plan goals.

Title: HACC easy living equipment checklist for consumers
Summary: The Home and Community Care (HACC) easy living equipment checklist for consumers is a checklist about simple, inexpensive equipment that is available to the general public. Some of these items might be useful. Please use the checklist to indicate any of these you may wish to discuss, see or try.

Title: Helpful words when accessing the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
Summary: The document explains helpful words and terminology when accessing the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Title: How the NDIS can help young children
Summary: This book is about how the NDIS can help if your child has disability or developmental delay.

Title: How to do my first NDIS plan
Summary: An Easy English fact sheet is about how to do your first National Disability Insurance Scheme plan.

Title: How to get ready to make my first NDIS plan
Summary: An Easy English fact sheet is about how to get ready for your first National Disability Insurance Scheme plan.

Title: How to make a complaint
Summary: This document summarises how to make a complaint to the NDIS Commission. The campaign is also called 'If you need to speak up, speak to us'

Title: How to make a complaint - If you need to speak up (Poster)
Summary: This poster explains in short what kind of complaints about your NDIS funded services you can make and how to make them.

Title: How to start my first NDIS plan
Summary: An Easy English fact sheet is about how to start your first National Disability Insurance Scheme plan.

Title: How to start my first NDIS plan with a local area coordinator
Summary: An Easy English fact sheet is about how to start your first National Disability Insurance Scheme plan with a Local Area Coordinator.

Title: How to start my first NDIS plan with a support coordinator
Summary: An Easy English fact sheet is about how to start your first National Disability Insurance Scheme plan with a Support Coordinator.

Title: Intellectual disability
Summary: This translated fact sheet about intellectual disability provides information on what is intellectual disability, how a child is diagnosed, what can be done to help and what causes intellectual disability.

Title: Joining the NDIS
Summary: This Easy English factsheet is about what happens when you join the NDIS and how the NDIS will work with you now and as your life changes.

Title: Language interpreting services
Summary: NDIS participants from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds may need interpreting assistance to communicate with providers. This fact sheet contains information for people with disability who need language interpreting services.

Title: Learning to lead
Summary: This booklet advises parents how to be confident in accessing services for their child and family. As it was written prior to the NDIS, it does not contain NDIS-related information, but the advice to parents about planning is relevant and useful.

Title: Make a complaint in other languages: make a complaint to DSC about the provision of services by a Victorian disability service.
Summary: This translated resource enables individuals to make a complaint to the Office of the Disability Services Commissioner if they are not happy with their disability service provider in Victoria, Australia. It outlines the ability for family or friends to talk on their behalf and that the service is free and independant of government and other services.

Title: Making a complaint (mental health)
Summary: These translated resources provide information on the Mental Health Complaints Commissioner, an independant, specialist complaints organisation created by the Mental Health Act 2014. The information sheet outlines who the organisation is, how to make complaints, what happens when a complaint is made and the lawful right to speak up or complain about a public mental health service.

Title: Mental health services
Summary: This subtitled video provides information on the range of mental health support services available in Victoria 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It outlines how these services can provide treatment, information, tools and advice on how to deal with a range of mental health issues.

Title: myGov - create an account (bilingual version)
Summary: Use this guide to create a myGov account. This is a step by step guide on how to open a myGov account.

Title: myGov - link a service using a linking code (bilingual version)
Summary: Use this guide if you have a linking code from a service. This is a step by step guide on how you can add and access an Australian government service to your myGov website.

Title: myGov - link a service without an online account (bilingual version)
Summary: Use this guide if you don't have an online account with a service.

Title: National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
Summary: This translated ADEC flyer introduces the NDIS and provides ways for individuals to contact the ADEC to help assist and provide information on the NDIS.

Title: NDIS Carers Handbook
Summary: A handbook offering practical advice and support on how to achieve the best possible outcomes for both the person being cared for and for carers. Navigating the NDIS as a new entrant or along the way can be daunting. The Carers Victoria NDIS Carers Handbook is a clear guide offering practical advice and support on how to achieve the best possible outcomes for both the person being cared for and for carers.

Title: NDIS pathway hearing stream from 0 to 6 years
Summary: This fact sheet explains how the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) can help if your child aged between 0 and 6 years has just been diagnosed with hearing loss.

Title: NDIS plan management and support coordination (video with English subtitles)
Summary: The first half of the video will help you understand three different ways to manage your 'NDIS' plan. The second half of this video will explain what support coordination is.

Title: NDIS preplanning and planning sessions (video with English subtitles)
Summary: This video will help you understand what a NDIS plan is and how you can prepare for your first meeting with the NDIA.

Title: NDIS reviews and appeals (video with English subtitles)
Summary: This video will explain what you can do if you think a decision made by the NDIA is wrong, or if your NDIS plan no longer meets your needs.

Title: NDIS rules introduction
Summary: This translated video outlines the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) for members of the deaf community. The video outlines what was explained at the 18 workshops undertaken from April to June in 2013, including what the NDIS is and how it is expected to operate.

Title: Participant booklet 1 - understanding the NDIS
Summary: This booklet covers understanding the NDIS, checking your eligibility and supports and services funded by the NDIS.

Title: Participant booklet 2 - planning
Summary: This booklet covers understanding your current supports, creating an NDIS plan to achieve your goals and eceiving an approved NDIS plan.

Title: Participant booklet 3 - using your NDIS plan
Summary: This booklet covers understanding your plan, using your plan and eviewing your plan and progress.

Title: Psychosocial disability, recovery and the NDIS
Summary: This fact sheet explains what psychosocial disability is, how the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) can support you and how the NDIS works with other systems.

Title: Real Stories - videos
Summary: A translated video that contains testimonies from people living with disabilities or from carers of the disabled, in their own language about the difficulties they face and what their hopes are for the NDIS. The English resource links to fact sheets and videos that have been translated, including 'Understanding Disability in Australia' and 'What is the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)?'

Title: Reasonable and necessary and permanent and significant disability (video)
Summary: This video will help you understand what the NDIS means when they talk about reasonable and necessary supports and permanent and significant disability.

Title: Self managing your NDIS plan (video and fact sheet)
Summary: Self-managing your NDIS plan gives you choice and control over the supports and services you purchase to help you achieve your goals. This means that you, a family member or a trusted person will have complete control over your funds – including paying your supports and service providers. In this video and Easy English fact sheet, we’ll explain what you need to do in order to self-manage your plan.

Title: Springvale Indochinese Mutual Assistance Association (SICMAA) disability project (video with English subtitles)
Summary: People of CALD background and their carers have reported experiencing a high level of discrimination in their cultural and linguistic communities. In turn this can act as a barrier to their willingness to come forward and approach services for help.To illustrate this two women of Vietnamese background spoke to the Springvale Indochinese Mutual Assistance Association (SICMAA) about their experience as carers of children with disabilities and how this impacted their well-being and that of their family. This video is in Vietnamese with English subtitles.

Title: Support budget
Summary: This fact sheet explains the 3 types of support budgets that might be in your NDIS plan.

Title: Supporting family and carers
Summary: An Easy English fact sheet that outlines some facts relating to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) designed to support families and carers. It provides information on getting ready to participate in NDIS and what people may expect to be included in an individual’s NDIS plan.

Title: The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
Summary: As the transition to the NDIS begins, Yooralla has developed a range of tools and resources to support customers to prepare for the scheme including information in different languages.

Title: The NDIS and you (video)
Summary: Your NDIS plan is created to help you meet your goals, and is unique to you. Every person living with a disability has different needs, and the NDIS is here to support you to achieve your goals.

Title: The NDIS code of conduct
Summary: The NDIS code of conduct applies to all NDIS providers, registered and unregistered, and all persons employed or otherwise engaged by an NDIS provider.

Title: Understanding disability
Summary: A translated fact sheet that outlines facts about disability. This includes descriobing what a disability is, types of disabilities, getting help early and the support you need, where to get help, and services providing information on chnages to support and getting an interpreter and translated information.

Title: Understanding disability - multimedia files
Summary: Translated videos that outlines facts about disability. This includes descriobing what a disability is, types of disabilities, getting help early and the support you need, where to get help, and services providing information on chnages to support and getting an interpreter and translated information

Title: What is disability?
Summary: This translated flyer outlines some Disability Resources in Community Languages. It includes information on what disability is, what is the National Disability Coordination Officer Program, and provides links to information about where people with disabilities can get support and links to resources developed by other organisations.

Title: What is the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)?
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides information about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). It includes facts regarding individual's eligibility, reasonable and necassary support, what isn't funded, information about children with disabilities and families, and has a contact information for interpreters.

Title: What is the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)? - Multimedia files
Summary: These translated videos provide information about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). It contains information on what the scheme is, who is eligible for it, reasonable and necessary support as well as what is not funded.

Title: What is the NDIS? (video)
Summary: This video will help you understand what the NDIS is. The National Disability Insurance Scheme, or NDIS is run by the National Disability Insurance Agency, or NDIA. The NDIS is one component of the National Disability Strategy which brings community, government and industry together to address the challenges faced by people with disability, and ensures they are supported by mainstream services such as health, education and transport and the wider community.

Title: What will give me a good life? Workbook 1: What are my needs and dreams?
Summary: This book is written in Easy English and translated into 9 languages. It provides ideas about what will give you a good life.You can use this book by yourself, with your family, with a friend, and with a group of people. It is one of three workbooks published by My Choice Matters and available on the Health Translations Directory to help people determine what a 'good life' looks like for them. They can be useful during the planning process to access the NDIS.

Title: What will give me a good life? Workbook 2: What I do, who I know, what I hope for
Summary: This book is written in Easy English and translated into 9 languages. It provides ideas about what will give you a good life.You can use this book: • by yourself • with your family • with a friend • with a group of people. It is one of three workbooks published by My Choice Matters and available on the Health Translations Directory to help people determine what a 'good life' looks like for them. They can be useful during the planning process to access the NDIS.

Title: What will give me a good life? Workbook 3: Can funding get me a good life?
Summary: This book is written in Easy English and translated into 9 languages. It provides ideas about what will give you a good life.You can use this book by yourself, with your family, with a friend, and with a group of people. It is one of three workbooks published by My Choice Matters and available on the Health Translations Directory to help people determine what a 'good life' looks like for them. This books contains information about NDIS funding and can be useful during the planning process to access the NDIS.

Title: Working with NDIS (video)
Summary: This translated video will help you understand the role of providers in the NDIS market place.

Title: Your plan and your budget (video)
Summary: As an NDIS participant, you have choice and control over how you manage your NDIS plan. In this video, we'll explain how your NDIS plan is set up and how to spend the funds in your NDIS plan to live the life you want.

Title: Your rights when you buy something
Summary: When you buy goods and services including disability-related purchases, you have rights under law. This guide explains your consumer rights and the steps you can take to resolve problems. It is written in Easy English, which is more accessible for people who have difficulty reading and understanding written information.

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