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Post Placement Support and why People are stuck on DES

This is a topic that I’ve been rattling on about for several years now. Yesterday we saw the spectacle of two DES groups talking about people being stuck on DSP and DES support. This highlights the importance of actually getting … Continue reading

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Singapore and disability employment

What I’m finding different is the additional skill sets that staff here employ to support clients. Mental Health, counselling, sound referral processes supported by evidence, a focus on the client without KPI’s getting in the way and respect for culture.

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Is DES stuck in the Eighties?

Why can I still see disability employment organisations promoting the “benefits of employing the disabled” to business and the commodification of the individual? If I’m a business and I’m talking to a DES, then I’m talking to you about your … Continue reading

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What Price Humanity?

I’ve just finished having a conversation with a man outside the RPA in Sydney. The guy was selling “The Big Issue” from his motorised scooter and was telling me that it gets him out of his house. He was well … Continue reading

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