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Meet the DAISI Team

 

Leah Louise - Support Coordinator

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Leah became a key part of DAISI in 2014 bringing a history of working in the not for profit sector since 1992.  Programs she was a part of have enabled those in the community; from Brisvegas to Switzerland, USA to NT to Tassie, and now where her heart swims, Ballina. 

Leah and her family all feel the seaside village of Ballina is their forever home. 

Leah is qualified for her position with Tertiary studies in early child/youth development, community services practice, non-clinical mental health & Alcohol and other drugs, Psychosomatic therapy, Trauma informed practices and work place Training and assessment.

Leah is always learning for life and currently extending her knowledge in the relationship between diversability, mental health and impacts of trauma. In the Support Coordinator role Leah’s compassion and never give up attitude is vital in supporting people accessing DAISI and their natural connections. 

Leah has lived experience with mental health issues, diverse-abilities, Alcohol and other drug issues, homelessness, social isolation, foster care systems and correctional services. 

Leah is passionate about services being personally professional; advocating diversity and inclusion is a natural part of Leah's everyday life and not just a requirement. 

Honesty, integrity and accountability are positive attributes that Leah brings to DAISI along with her love for the community.

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WHAT DOES THE NDIS HAVE TO DO WITH SOCIAL FUTURES AND THE (LAC) LOCAL AREA COORDINATORS?

 

Social Futures has partnered with the NDIS to provide our community with LAC services.

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They will support people with disability in our community to plan for the NDIS in advance of the roll out.

They are delivering LAC services throughout most of regional New South Wales and are working together with other community organisations in some areas to preserve their local relationships and knowledge.

Social Futures is providing LAC services in Northern NSW.  To find your nearest NDIS office or to speak to someone about our LAC services:

Call: 1800 522 679

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How Does Mental Health Fit in with he NDIS

 

The NDIS is not just for people with physical disability, it will also provide support for people with psychosocial disability associated with mental health issues.

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What doesn't the NDIS Fund?

 

There are rules for the NDIS that mean some supports cannot be funded in an NDIS plan.

 

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