Six people living with spinal cord injury allow a brief glimpse into their lives. Making obvious the impact an NDIS would have not only the individual but society as a whole. 1.4 million disabled Australians need a National Disability Support Scheme to relieve pressure on their families and gain adequate support to live more independent lives.
Interviewed live on Phoenix Radio Graham Streets talks about life in a wheelchair after spinal cord injury and his battle to secure disability housing carers and funding to enhance quality of life after disability. Listen along to our six minute audio stream as Graham, Simon and Suzanne discuss rehab, respite, housing, carers, funding, and the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
When attempting to rejoin society after tragically similar spinal cord injuries 16 years ago, one would be bitterly failed and the other well served by Australia's disability support system...
A National Disability Insurance Scheme will ease the huge financial cost of living with a disability like spinal cord injury. What if it happened to your son, wife or mother. Could you drop your job put your life on hold and meet their care needs for the rest of their life?"