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Expression of Interest: Consultants Experienced in Sustainability Initiatives and Advice

Source: AFDO

The Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO) is the peak organization in the disability sector representing people with lived experience of disability. AFDO and its member organisations are run by and for people with lived experience of disability. We work to develop a community where people with disability can participate in all aspects of social, […]

Source: AFDO

Open Employment Staff Training Course

Source: Inclusion Australia

The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU- RRTC) announces the next online certificate course in “Open Employment Placement and Support Strategies for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability.” The course is open to people interested in learning about how to place, train and support people with intellectual disability in open employment.  The […]

Source: Inclusion Australia

Disability Employment Services Funding Cuts

Source: Inclusion Australia

The new Disability Employment Services (DES) began from 1 July 2018.  There are two major problems with the new DES system. The new system has cut funding to jobseekers with intellectual disaiblity on average by 31%. There is a lack of information and support to help jobseekers choose DES providers based on past provider outcome […]

Source: Inclusion Australia

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