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DESA 2013 Symposium – New Frontiers

Attended the DEAS conference in Adelaide and delivered a presentation on “Engaging Employers”. This is a well attended highly informative and valuable conference I recommend to everyone. My presentation is available to download at; http://www.praxisdisabilityconsulting.com.au Follow the link on the … Continue reading

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Behavioural workshops

On tuesday last I ran two half day workshops; one on challenging behaviour and the other on Motivational interviewing and self determination, both on behalf of Disability Professionals Victoria. I’m pleased to say that the well attended workshops included people … Continue reading

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Disability in Singapore – What have I Learn’t

Well It’s been an enlightening experience. The rights of individuals and many of the things that we take for granted aren’t a given in Singapore. Whilst we talk about equality of access, in Singapore we have a very hierarchical society … Continue reading

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An Idea from The UK worth replicating in Australia

Golden Lane Housing (GLH), the housing arm of Mencap, has launched a £10 million charity bond that will raise money to buy homes for people with a learning disability. Investors in the bond, which has a minimum investment level of … Continue reading

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Employment update from Learning Disability Today – UK.

What disturbs me about this article is that our Government believes the UK model is worth looking at for pointers for what to do in Australia. Government’s Work Programme “failing to deliver for disabled people”, says Scope News, 29th January … Continue reading

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Disability Employment Webinar

Just attended a webinar hosted in USA on the factors that influence employment consultants. Over 400 people online and only one from Australia. Where are you Australia? Very good information given.

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DES Framework

The ASID conference In Wellington is now finished. Saw some good stuff, some questionable, but overall a great conference. My presentation went well to a packed room, with lots of questions and interest about the practice framework model that I … Continue reading

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