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Louisa's Fight For NDIS Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Support

Thursday 23 May 2019


From South Australian newspaper The Advertiser:


Louisa Stocco
Louisa Stocco.
(Picture: Dean Martin)

Louisa’s fight for NDIS Chronic Fatigue Syndrome support

By Dixie Sulda, The Advertiser
May 22, 2019
News Pty Ltd Copyright © 2019.

Louisa Stocco is almost too exhausted to fight her own battle.

The 21-year-old was diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) three years ago, after she collapsed from exhaustion while touring with a performing arts company.

Since then, her physical and mental fatigue has stopped her being able to work or study to gain her independence.

And with CFS not on the list of recognised conditions for the NDIS, Ms Stocco receives no financial government support and the role of carer is left to her parents.

“My parents have had to cut down work hours to look after me,” Ms Stocco, of Torrens Park, said.


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