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Support coordinator (Level 1)

As I get older, I’ve gotten better at asking for and accepting help. This parenting gig is tough! I’m sure I don’t need to tell you that. And the NDIS, well, it’s not exactly a walk in the park. But help is there. They’re called support coordinators. It’s the job of these guys to help you and your child make choices, set goals, and connect with the right services and support. Kind of like your very own NDIS fairy godmother. Who could say no to that?

Let's explore howsupport coordination (Level 1)  can align with NDIS goals for participants and their families:

1. Unravelling the NDIS Plan: The NDIS plan can be like a tricky puzzle, but your support coordinator is there to help piece it together. They'll explain what's covered and guide you on how best to utilise it.

2. Crafting the Perfect Goals: They’ll be right beside you, chalking out clear goals, whether it's boosting mobility, snagging that dream job, or making daily tasks just a bit easier.

3. Guiding You to Stellar Services: Think of them as your human Yellow Pages, linking you up with the right providers. Be it therapy, personal care, or that little home tweak you’ve been thinking about, they’ve got the connections.

4. Diary Dilemmas, No More: Need a therapy session? A specialist visit? They’ve got your back, sorting out your appointments and ensuring everything fits snugly in your schedule.

5. Budgeting Like a Boss: With their help, you’ll master the art of juggling your NDIS funds, making sure you get top-notch services without overstepping the budget.

6. Becoming Your Problem-Solving Pro: Every path has its bumps, but with a support coordinator, you've got a trusted sidekick to navigate those NDIS hiccups and advocate for you.

7. Plunging into Community Vibes: Want to dive into local activities or join a group that's right up your alley? They’ll point you in the direction of places buzzing with community spirit.

8. Prepping for Review Time: When the clock ticks towards your NDIS plan review, your coordinator is there, helping gather what you need and ensuring you’re review-ready.

9. Tech and Tools Assistance: If there’s a gadget or piece of tech that can make life smoother, they’ll guide you through the hoops of getting it into your hands via the NDIS.

10. Emergency Backup: When life throws curveballs, and you need urgent assistance, trust your coordinator to swiftly link you with the support you need.

When the NDIS journey feels like a maze, it's these support coordinators who help find the way, ensuring that you and your loved ones get the best out of your plan. And remember, it’s okay to lean on them!

While I've put my heart into aligning these tips with your NDIS path, the road can have its twists. Remember, these are just suggestions. Dive in, explore, and find what truly works for you. Sending you all my best vibes!

You're the best judge of whether this service fits your child's goals or not.