NDIS Resources

ThumbsUp Support Coordination is committed to gathering and researching relevant NDIS resources to help participants and providers better understand and get ready for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Accessing the NDIS and getting started

NDIS explained (definitions and helpful tips)

Booklet 1 - Understanding the NDIS

Learn about the NDIS, the steps to apply, NDIS funding and more. 

NDIS Acronyms

Our team has put together a glossary of NDIS terms. We explain each NDIS Acronym you may come across. 

NDIS Plan Implementation Directory

Support for participants, families and carers to easily find out information that will help you get the most from your Plan

NDIS Safeguards and Commissions

The NDIS Commission has released this free e-learning module: supporting effective communication.  

Am I eligible for the NDIS?

Check if your eligible

The NDIS provides an eligibility checklist to see if you are eligible for the NDIS.

Eligibility and Medical Conditions

FAQs GPs and other health professionals ask about eligibility and medical conditions.

How do I apply?

How to apply to join the NDIS - NDIS Booklet 1

This booklet guides you on the correct steps for how to apply to the NDIS. 

Different ways to apply for the NDIS

Once you have checked you are eligible for the NDIS, you can then take the next steps to apply.

Getting ready for your first planning Conversation

This checklist helps you to prepare for your first NDIS planning meeting.

Planning and Implementing Process

Creating your NDIS Plan

Developing your NDIS Plan

The NDIS has provided supports that will help you create and develop your NDIS Plan.

How to use your NDIS Plan

Using your NDIS Plan - Booklet 3

Learn how to understand what is in your NDIS Plan, how choose and manage your supports, and NDIS Plan Reviews

Starting your Plan with a Support Coordinator

Working with a Support Coordinator who will help put your NDIS Plan into action! Referred to as Plan Implementation.

NDIS Funding Tips

NDIS Support Categories

Core Supports Budget, Capacity Building Supports Budget and Capital Supports Budget.

NDIS Plan Review

NDIS Plan Review Tips

Be prepared for your next NDIS Plan Review with our tips and tricks. 

Are you ready to get started?

ThumbsUp Support Coordination will help you to better understand your NDIS plan, get the most from your funding and have strong links with proven local NDIS providers. 

Our Support Coordinators provide face to face support on the Sunshine Coast, Gympie, Moreton Bay and Wide-Bay regions. We also offer support via phone or email Australia-wide.