NDSP Plan Managers, which provides innovative plan management services for NDIS participants, is delighted to be partnering with Paralympics Australia and supporting athletes at both the elite and grass roots levels.

“Our passion at NDSP is increasing the participation pathway and community connection for our clients by inspiring them to get involved in sport,” said CEO of NDSP, Graham Oades.

“Through our partnership with Paralympics Australia, we aim to encourage NDIS participants to see the benefits of including goals linked to physical activity and participation in their Plans.”

In the build up to the Paralympic Games, NDSP will also be providing opportunities to become more engaged and active at Come and Try Days, Meet a Paralympian events, and other activities around the country.

Danni Di Toro, six-time Paralympian and co-captain of the Team for Tokyo, said of the partnership, “Living with a disability is challenging at times but NDSP does great work in taking away the added stress, allowing NDIS participants to put more of their energy into doing positive things, like getting involved in sport. It’s a natural fit and I’m really pleased that we’ve started this partnership.”

Lynne Anderson, CEO of Paralympics Australia, added, “We are appreciative of the work of all our Official Supporters, but it’s especially positive to have an organisation join us who works directly with NDIS Participants and gives them the tools to build their networks and capabilities.”

The support of NDSP and other organisations also means that those athletes competing at the Tokyo Paralympics are better equipped to reach their full sporting potential.

“Sponsorship has allowed Paralympics Australia to run programs such as talent identification, the Para-sport Equipment Fund, Come And Try Days, and the Paralympic Education Program, which have all added to the opportunities for our people to compete in Tokyo,” explained co-captain and four-time Paralympian Ryley Batt.

“Having NDSP join the Australian Team through this sponsorship is really important and means a lot.”

It’s not only their athletic endeavours and achievements that makes NDSP proud to be associated with role models like Di Toro and Batt, but also the positive impact they have on the whole community.

“Through our partnership with Paralympics Australia, our clients and all NDIS participants are encouraged to include physical and community activity in their Plan Goals,” said Graham Oades, “with the aim of enhancing mental and physical health, and increasing levels of integration and participation.

“Overall, this partnership exemplifies our values and is a natural pathway to providing an inspiring range of value-added supports.”

By: NDSP Plan Managers
Posted: 11 June 2021