Source ABC: Elly Desmarchelier asks Australians if the NDIS isn’t “sustainable”, what’s the alternative for the nearly 4 million people living with disability?
A recent Australia Talks National Survey shows most Australians, 82 per cent in fact, think we should spend as much as is necessary to ensure people with disabilities have the same opportunities as everyone else.
But what does this support mean? Elly Desmarchelier was 27 when her first National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) plan was approved. Despite being born with cerebral palsy, until that day, neither her family nor her had received a single dollar of disability support.
Find out more about her story and also why a fully funded NDIS is good for everyone. ABC News.