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“They need to be able to have walked in our shoes”: What people with intellectual disability say about National Disability Insurance Scheme planning

Susan Collings, Angela Dew, Leanne Dowse,

Academic Literature

2017

Focus groups were conducted with 9 adults with intellectual disability living in an NDIS trial site to explore their experiences of NDIS planning.

Conclusions: Participants who developed a trusting relationship with a planner used planning to increase independence and social participation. Planner skills, particularly communication and sector knowledge, and attributes such as warmth and openness created trust.

Publication information

Journal/Publication : Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability

Location : Australasia

Domain/s: Sector development and sustainability

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