Tag Archives: NDIS

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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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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More specialist employment support needed for people with learning disabilities

Dan Parton writing in Learning Disability Today shared his thoughts on the UK experience. Dan reported that “Several schemes that seek to help people with learning disabilities into employment have been celebrating their success recently. But more is needed to … Continue reading

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Counselling and Intellectual Disability

Counselling for people with intellectual disability is largely confined to working with clients when they exhibit behaviours that challenge. Even at this point it’s really about modifying the behaviour or conditions that prompt the behaviour that is deemed challenging. What … Continue reading

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Training Standards And Disability Employment

Regrettably most of our disability service organisations operate without any real training standards. Whilst the sector generally acknowledges it is desirable for staff to hold a Cert IV in Disability, there isn’t any real compliance regime that mandates this level … Continue reading

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