Self Advocacy Sydney supports someone with intellectual disability to be able to speak up and represent themselves. Ideally they know what they want, and have a self advocacy goal they want to work towards.
Individual Advocacy supports people with any type of disability who want assistance from an advocate to take action on their behalf and in their best interests.
This can be:
- Providing information and advice so that the person with disability can advocate for themselves.
- Supporting the person with disability to be heard when having difficulty with a service, business, person or government department.
NDIS Appeals supports people who want to appeal a decision made by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA).
If you have been given a decision that you are unhappy with, NDIS Appeals can support you to put in an appeal. This appeal will help the decision be reviewed again.
Leadership and Peer Support (LAPS) is a program that provides two types of FREE training to people with intellectual disability:
- Leadership Training is for people with intellectual disability from age 18-35 who want to learn how to become leaders.
- Peer Support is for people with intellectual disability who want to be supported and support other people with disability.