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NDIS School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES)

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National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES) is a type of employment support you can pay for with NDIS funding. It can help young people to get ready for work.

SLES is an NDIS Capacity Building Support. It’s one of many NDIS supports that help young people to plan and start on a pathway towards open employment.

SLES is not a program. SLES is:

included alongside other supports in your NDIS plan. For example, you might have SLES funding as well as funding for employment counselling.

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Capacity Building Supports is a type of NDIS funding that helps you build the independence and skills you need to reach your long-term goals.
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Open employment is when people with and without disability work together in regular jobs.
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Every National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participant has an individual plan that lists their goals and the amount of funding the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has approved.
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