Definitions

 

NDIA National Disability Insurance Agency
NDIS National Disability Insurance Scheme
ILC Information, Linkages and Capacity Building is the component of the NDIS that provides information, linkages and referrals to  connect people with disability, their families and carers, with appropriate disability, community and mainstream supports
LAC Local Area Coordinators help participants to develop and implement their plans. They also conduct community capacity and awareness building activities, and assist, if necessary, in the coordination and sourcing of participant supports.
Myplace Myplace is a secure website portal for participants or their nominee to view their NDIS plan, request payments and manage services with providers.
Plan A plan is a written document which will identify the goals and objectives of a participant, plus the reasonable and necessary supports they require to meet their immediate needs. A plan provides individualised funding that is controlled by the participant.
Participant An individual whose access request has been determined eligible, and is a recipient of NDIS funding
Nominee A person who formally represents an NDIS participant as a correspondence or plan nominee
NDIS Representative May mean an NDIA Planner, Local Area Co-ordinator or other partner of the NDIS.