‘Flawed, unethical and dangerous’: new NDIS assessments risk traumatising the vulnerable | National disability insurance scheme | The Guardian

Peta Lambert is one of the few Australians who can speak from experience about what some say will be the biggest change to the National Disability Insurance Scheme since it was introduced.

As part of a controversial plan the government says will make it fairer, NDIS participants will no longer submit reports from their own treating specialists to gain access to the landmark scheme.

Instead, they will undertake a mandatory interview of about three hours with an outsourced, government-contracted allied health professional.

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