Category Archives: intellectual disability

jobs, employment, careers, support

Disability Employment Framework Enquiry

I’ve uploaded a copy of my submission to my Google Plus page for anyone who is interested to read. You’ll find it under the posts page at; https://plus.google.com/106868512081012855375/posts/p/pub Enjoy. Peter Advertisements

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Dying to Talk.

Professor Roger Stancliffe from the University’s Centre for Disability Research and Policy is leading a new research program, the Dying to Talk project which aims to develop a research-based toolkit to support staff and caregivers to deliver individual information to … Continue reading

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Critical Disability Studies Forum.

If you have an interest in the future of disability, then this forum my be of interest to you. https://www.tasa.org.au/events/symposium-disability-support/

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Australian Cross Disability Alliance.

The decision fund the alliance is a timely one and is one that steps back from the workfare policies initiated by the Howard government and perpetuated by Rudd and Gillard. Under the previous governments, adherence to competitive funding has reduced … Continue reading

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Ethics and Morality in Disability Practice.

I sometimes wonder about ethics and morality in our workspace. Often I witness an ends justify the means approach to practice ( a bastardisation and misinterpretation of the original quote) and whilst it’s not possible to prescribe ethics and morality … Continue reading

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Disability Employment Forum

As many will be aware the Melbourne Eastern region councils are holding a disability Employment forum in August, 2014. Aimed at business owners and manager, the breakfast meeting will dispel some often myths surrounding employing people with a disability. Keynote … Continue reading

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Disability Training Resources

One of the irritations of my life is the paucity of good quality training resources for use when training the certificate and diploma courses in disability. Sure there are a few organisations that have been producing resources for sometime, but … Continue reading

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