When Samuel first entered the NDIS, verbal communication was a real challenge for him.

He was almost four at that stage, and now over 2 years on he communicates really well and enjoys initiating conversations with his school friends.

The NDIS has meant Samuel’s parents, Kerrie and Michael, could choose and tailor the supports that would best serve his needs.

They were able to engage speech and occupational therapists, a physiotherapist and an educator to help him develop and participate in everything like other children his age.

“Our NDIS experience has been great. Samuel has come such a long way and he’s doing really well, and the peace of mind the NDIS gives you is just fantastic,” Kerrie said.

With the improvements in Samuel’s confidence and social skills, the NDIS is opening up a world of possibilities for his future.

You can read Kerrie’s story about what joining the NDIS has meant for her as a carer for Samuel here.

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