Category Archives: self determination

disability, employment, job matching, skills, goals, planning

I’m Day’d Out!

Everyday I receive a few notifications about “the day of” or “international week of” which I now find that I treat as white noise. It makes me wonder why as a society that we have to yell loudly from the … 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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Something to Ponder

I came across this today in a book I’m reading. It made me pause and think about Australia and what’s missing from political discussion in this country. What do you think? “There‚Äôs a lot of talk in this country about … Continue reading

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ASID conference

Currently in NZ at the conference. Some interesting stuff. Everyone talks about employment but only two DES topics out of 120. Hoping my new framework talk goes well today

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