|I picked up information about the NDIS rollout in Queensland.|
It was designed to showcase services in the local area for people with disabilities or mental illnesses.
Much of it was targeted for families with children who had disabilities, and for mental illnesses.
There wasn't a stand that promoted itself specifically for adults with a chronic illness who cope fairly well with most things but could do with a little help around the house and garden at times.
Maybe I was hoping for something too specific. Or maybe, it's available on a state government's internet site here, with extra things like home modifications here.
Perhaps there wasn't any need for the information to be there at all, as I know how to use the internet.
What there was a lot of, was information about preparing for the roll-out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, which finally comes to Queensland in the middle of next year.
A quick look through tells me I know most of this information from the email newsletter the NDIS sends out, that I signed up for right at the beginning. If you need information about the NDIS, and how it may or may not apply to you, try www.ndis.gov.au, sign up for the newsletter, and see what organisations in your area are helping people prepare for the roll-out.
|Keeping a brain on my desk, just in case I need one.|
So now, there's a brain sitting on my desk. Just in case I ever need one.