NDIS new independent assessments concern participants and advocates for people with disability

Anita Beaumont
By Anita Beaumont
Updated April 5 2021 - 4:49am, first published 4:47am
Concerned: Lake Macquarie's Laurel Lambert said her daughter came away from the new NDIS independent assessment feeling exhausted, confused and worried about what the outcome might bring after answering a series of grossly simplified questions. Picture: Jonathan Carroll

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants have found questions in the initiative's new independent assessments to be "intrusive and demeaning" as they raise concerns the process is eroding their choice, their control, and their funding.

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Anita Beaumont

Anita Beaumont

Journalist

Anita Beaumont is a health and general news reporter at the Newcastle Herald.

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