Disability support The National Disability Insurance Scheme provides support and services for people living with disability. People with an NDIS package are able to buy services with their individualised funding, to support their social and economic participation and help meet their goals. To see if you or someone you know is eligible for an NDIS package CLICK HERE RYSS Abilities staff supports NDIS participants with physical, intellectual, psychological and sensory disabilities aged 10 and over. RYSS offers a range of services under the National Disability Insurance Scheme and supports children and young people to achieve goals outlined within their NDIS plan. Here at RYSS we provide provide quality, strength based, participant focused engagement and believe these are key determinants of the successes seen and achievements made by so many of the supported young people in our programs. The RYSS Abilities team support participants in; Support Coordination & Specialist Support Coordination Core Supports Daily Living Skills Supported Independent Living (SIL) Social Engagement and Skill Development Groups Community Participation Capacity Building Assistance in Accessing and Maintaining Employment (SLES) Group Activities Help for young people to access and understand NDIS plans and supports “Disability is not inability” -unknown We offer a range of group programs that provide social engagements, creative workshops and the development of valuable life skills to increase independence, confidence and wellbeing. We offer the following programs for NDIS participants; Cooking Skills Music Makers Zumba Fitness Photography Confidence Building and Self Defence Science for Fun Active Fun All In Video Gaming Art for Wellbeing Work Readiness Each group has its own unique focus, and majority run over the course of 8 sessions. A facilitator guides the group in building their social engagement, confidence, and helps each young person to better engage and interact in their chosen area of interest. These groups are a testament to the innovation and creativity not just of the participants we support, but also for the staff who create them. Each program is developed, structured, and delivered by RYSS staff, in response to the identified needs of the young people they are supporting. We encourage this opportunity with staff, as it allows for a responsive, creative and agile approach to ensuring RYSS programs are relevant and in context with the current needs of children and young people. For more information about our programs click on the link to the program of interest to you or call RYSS on 4323 2374 where you can speak with someone from out Abilities Team.