When it comes to Autism and Employment, Australian Businesses are still clueless and I’m exhausted having to explain the benefits

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When it comes to Autism and Employment, Australian businesses are still clueless and I'm exhausted having to explain the benefits In Australia as of 2017 according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics the unemployment rate for people with Autism was 31.6%. Let that sink in. 31.6% of businesses are missing out on employing someone with… Continue reading When it comes to Autism and Employment, Australian Businesses are still clueless and I’m exhausted having to explain the benefits

DESgusting an Employment Rant

Employment Escapades

DESgusting an Employment Rant Disability Employment Services Definition: “Disability Employment Services help people with disability find work and keep a job” Is the claim that these DES agencies make to you once you’ve selected which provider you are nominating to be signed with. During the welcome meeting you are greeted by false smiles and false… Continue reading DESgusting an Employment Rant

What hurdles do people with disabilities need to overcome to find employment?

autism hurdles

What hurdles do people with disabilities need to overcome to find employment? Barriers essentially are internal or external: Internal barriers : Broadly include a lack of confidence, an impoverishment of experience (you don’t know whether you’ll like something you’ve never tried!), and fear around the unknown. In particular, for people with autism, the condition means… Continue reading What hurdles do people with disabilities need to overcome to find employment?