Tag Archives: service providers

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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Self Determination

Self Determination Theory proposes that people have three basic psychological needs: relatedness, competence, and autonomy (Deci & Ryan, 2000; Ryan, 1995). Relatedness is the extent to which a person feels connected to the people around him or her, competence is … Continue reading

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“It’s My Future” app for planning meetings.

It’s My Future is designed to support adults with developmental disabilities to become more self-determined and to meaningfully participate in their annual planning meetings. This App, produced by AbleLink Technologies, Inc. in conjunction with the Kansas University Center on Developmental … Continue reading

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Employment Services for the Future Conference

Attended the one day event put on by The Centre for Public Policy at Melbourne Uni. Very good day, with some excellent presentations and some interesting ideas. What stands out is that our employment services system is the best in … Continue reading

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Draft Disability Service Standards

With the draft standards available for viewing and comment, its time for interested parties to participate. I like to simpler language and absence of ambiguity. Should make it easier for service providers to apply to the standards to their work … Continue reading

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