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National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Keratoconus of itself does not qualify you for access to the NDIS. This will depend on your personal circumstances and notably the impact of your keratoconus on your functional vision. 

For information on eligibiility to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), please contact the National Disability Insurance Agency directly. They can be reached by Phone 1800 800 110 (8:00am-8:00pm Monday-Friday) or Email: enquiries@ndis.gov.au.

Blind Citizens Australia has prepared a suite of resources for people interested in applying for NDIS support. These can found on their website here.

A full list of local NDIS contact points compiled by Blind Citizens Australia can be downloaded here (pdf format).

A paper outlining eligibility criteria for the NDIS can be downloaded here (pdf format).