Tag Archives: disability

Less Focus on The Sizzle, more on the Steak

I was watching a video of a news report of the success of a firm with their hiring practices and success with people with disabilities over the long term. The employer himself has a hearing impairment. What I found interesting, … Continue reading

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Open Employment Project – Europe

The European Association of Service Providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD) promotes the equalisation of opportunities for people with disabilities through effective and high quality service systems in Europe. EASPD represents 10,000 service provider organisations across Europe and across disability. … Continue reading

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Person Centred Employment Practice

I’ve just finished rewriting the program to reflect the needs of a client that is involved in Transition to Work programs. The client asked for specific outcomes that include organisational transformation, the NDIS and building their brand.  It’s been a … Continue reading

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Christmas 2013

How’s your Christmas going? Many years ago on of the things I enjoyed about covering support work shifts on Christmas day was visiting clients and taking them a Christmas lunch. We often forget how many clients actually have Christmas alone … Continue reading

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The Challenges Facing the NDIS – Mark Two

For some time now, I’ve voiced the opinion that under a new Liberal government, we’d see a different version of the NDIS. Based on what’s been reported after Joe Hockey’s economic statement, its fair to say that it’s now a … Continue reading

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The Challenge Facing the NDIS – Support Organisation Bureaucracy, Person Centred Thinking and the Client.

One of the challenges going forward for the NDIS will be balancing the needs of clients of the NDIS with the cost of maintaining the existing providers of services. Now you might think that the purpose of the NDIS is … Continue reading

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Website Update

I’ve given my website a makeover in response to my desire to create more focus and a simpler life for myself. On of the benefits – if there is one – of managing to get ill for a large part … Continue reading

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