Scanning Pens Pty Ltd is a Registered NDIS Provider Registration ID # 4-4331-4749
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funds Australians of all ages with various disabilities. The ReaderPen is essential assistive technology for those with reading issues and difficulties. The pen may be suitable for young people and adults with:
ADHD (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder)
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Auditory Processing Disorder
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Developmental co-ordination disorder (DCD)
Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (FASD)
Mild cognitive impairment (MCI)
Specific Language Impairment
Stroke / cerebrovascular accident
Vision Impairment incl Retinitis pigmentosa (RP)
Visual Processing Disorders
The ReaderPen converts text to speech and reads the words out to those with reading difficulties, such as dyslexia. It is recommended by Dyslexia organisations around the world. The pen is about the size of a highlighter and allows the user to read independently, promoting confidence and improving comprehension.
Being NDIS registered means that you can purchase this pen through your NDIS funding, whether it be self-funded, plan managed or NDIA managed.
The three areas that you can potentially claim for the Reader Pen are:
Consumables (Core Category)
Assistive Technology (Capital Support Category)
Improved Daily Living - CB Daily Activity (Capacity Building Category)
Contact your Plan manager, Speech Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, Psychologist or Community Support Coordinator, they will be able to confirm your eligibility.
If you are self-managed and know you have funding, contact us today.
Are you a practitioner? Please contact us to see if you are eligible to have a free trial of the pen.
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Scanning Pens welcomes any feedback or comments regarding our products or service. To provide feedback please contact us directly on 02 8855 7100 or email email@example.com
Scanning Pens strives to meet all relevant NDIS standards. If you feel that we have fallen short of acceptable standards please contact us directly on 02 8855 7100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Complaints can also be lodged directly with the NDIS Commission. Complaints to the NDIS Commission can be lodged online at www.ndiscommission.gov.au or by phone on 1800 035 544
National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA)
Complaints about the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) should be directed to the Agency itself or the Commonwealth Ombudsman.