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Its is very important to ensure that you supply the documentation to the NDIS that substantiates the Access Request.  

This will vary dependent on the type and degree of the disability.

The following are standard documents that are often supplied to the NDIS:

Source:  providing-evidence-your-disability

  • If you have undertaken one or more of the following assessments or reports in relation to your disability, please provide a copy with your Access Request Form:
    • The Care and Needs
    • Scale (CANS)
    • Vineland Adaptive Behaviour Scales, 2nd Ed (Vineland-II)
    • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Ed (DSM-5) – Autism Spectrum Disorder
    • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Ed (DSM-4) – Autism Spectrum Disorder
    • Childhood Autism Rating Scale (CARS)
    • Adaptive Behaviour Assessment System (ABAS)
    • Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS)
    • Gross Motor Functional Classification Scale (GMFCS)
    • Communication Function Classification Score (CFCS)
    • Manual Ability Classification System (MACS)
    • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Ed (DSM-5) – Intellectual Disability
    • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Ed (DSM-4) – Intellectual Disability
    • Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals, 4th Ed
    • Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence, 3rd Ed (WPPSI-III)
    • Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-IV)
    • IQ test
    • Hearing Loss (Measured in decibels in better ear)
    • Disease Steps
    • Expanded Disability Status Scale
    • Level of lesion
    • ASIA Score
    • Modified Rankin Scale
    • Visual acuity level
    • Visual field loss (horizontal and vertical)
    • World Health Organisation Disability Assessment Schedule (WHODAS 2.0)
    • Other