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17/01/2022
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New year exclusive member benefits and savings launched: office supplies and cost reduction with Winc and ERA

NDS is launching two new partnerships with Winc and Expense Reduction Analysts (ERA). Both organisations are offering exclusive discounts on a range of services and products for NDS members.
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17/01/2022
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NDS shares resources to support providers to meet the updated NDIS Practice Standards

Practice Standards for emergency and disaster management, mealtime management, and severe dysphagia have begun to roll out, along with a number of changes to quality indicators. 

RC Hearing looks at access to education and suspension

Banner reads: Royal Commission Hearing Summary

13/10/2020

Advocates, an academic and a parent gave evidence with many themes echoing those from the November 2019 hearing on inclusive education.

Witnesses said access to education could be restricted through gatekeeping in enrolment, exclusion from activities, suspension and expulsion, or a student’s regular attendance hours being limited by the school. The Commission heard that students with disability were more likely to be suspended than others – some for weeks at a time. Several witnesses said this ‘battle’ meant parents turned to home schooling.

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