Discussion of the wide ranging benefits for both the employer and the person with an intellectual disability of being hired and given a job.
New research shows that the prospects of a disabled person returning to work after a significant period of unemployment are vastly reduced compared to a non disabled person.
A great employment example of what can be achieved.
A reflective story about how a disability has held back a person's career due to perceptions and stereotypes of disability.
A great job initiative by Ford (US) in relation to people with autism.
Wage earners with autism unfortunately earn half as much as their non disabled counterparts.
A person engaged in erratic & argumentative behavior and was sacked but held the symptoms were caused by mental health and mental illness issues that the employer should have been aware of.
There are many problems for employment of the disabled in the Australian Public Service and some include information technology and communication systems and a culture of low expectations and belief about the disabled.