Tag Archives: disability employment

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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Strengths Based Approach to Practice.

Drawing on Choice Theory and current strengths based thinking, this program will equip staff to have the conversation with clients that will uncover their real strengths and desires. Download the course flyer at: http://www.praxisdisabilityconsulting.com.au/PDC/Disability_Support_Training.html

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Disability IN Singapore

I’m currently working in Singapore teaching disability to employees of a number of service providers. I attended a meeting with the Ministry of Education and what is apparent is that the government is keen to ensure that disability support services … 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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I have an Intellectual Disability. What happens when I finish school?

Do you know the answer? The following extracted summary of a AIHW bulletin might help. On finishing school, people with intellectual disability are far less likely to move into post-secondary education or the labour force than their age peers without … Continue reading

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Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace.

Canada has introduced a world first national standard for workplace mental health. This is a voluntary standard commissioned by the Mental Health Commission of Canada is designed to promote and sustain a psychologically healthy workplace. Follow this link to the … Continue reading

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Manual of Psychosocial Rehabilitation

Robert King, Professor of Psychology at QUT has released his new book. This book has a great many tools and information that is useful for anyone involved in Disability Employment. If you’re looking for more evidence based practice tools, then … Continue reading

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