Dr Lloyd Walker

@ National Disability Insurance Agency

Dr Lloyd Walker, Director – Assistive Technology, Participants and Planning Experience Group, National Disability Insurance Agency.

Lloyd is a professional rehabilitation engineer who has been working in Assistive Technology (AT) for over 25 years. As a user of AT, he has always had an interest in improvements in technology and its application to enhanced participation. He has been actively involved in most aspects of the AT sector nationally and internationally. Lloyd joined the National Disability Insurance Agency in August 2015 and in December that year was appointed the Director Assistive Technology.

The NDIA Assistive Technology team is responsible for ensuring innovative, participant centred and financially sustainable AT provision is available to NDIS participants across Australia. The Team is currently focused on redesign and implementation of improved processes for AT & Home Modification funding under the NDIS.

Lloyd will be speaking about the latest developments in how AT & HM is supported under the NDIS.