Ability, access and affordability, vulnerable students and digital access

Please share our short survey Brighdie O’Dwyer, National Disability Coordination Officer for Inner and Northern  Melbourne is seeking further information into the impact of digital inclusion / literacy for at risk students in Victoria both pre and during Victorian COVID  lockdowns. The aim is to capture experiences of digital access inequity and bring [...]

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COVID-19 has changed university teaching – here are five things to stick with in the future

COVID-19 has changed university teaching – here are five things to stick with in the future insta_photos/Shutterstock Paul Cowell, University of Stirling COVID-19 has been extraordinarily challenging for universities and students, and the disruption will likely persist beyond the rollout of a vaccine. The demands on academic staff and students [...]

By |2021-02-22T03:51:25+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Articles|Comments Off on COVID-19 has changed university teaching – here are five things to stick with in the future

Changing Workplaces: Accessible Recruitment, Interviews and Onboarding

Thu 18 February 2021 Australian Network on Disability Over the past year, the world around us has changed. For many our working life has shifted to a hybrid between days in the office and days working from home.   In this article, we share how to deliver fair and accessible recruitment, interviews and onboarding practices during a time of change in how we work.  [...]

By |2021-02-21T23:35:51+00:00February 21st, 2021|Articles|Comments Off on Changing Workplaces: Accessible Recruitment, Interviews and Onboarding

Headspace Work and Study

Are you supporting young people who don't know what's next in their work or study journey? Headspace Work and Study is a free online service delivered over the phone, webchat or video chat to support 15-25 year olds who are finding their mental health makes it harder to engage in work or [...]

By |2021-02-21T22:55:46+00:00February 21st, 2021|Resources|Comments Off on Headspace Work and Study

Have Your Say During the Disability Royal Commission- Your Voice Matters

Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS) is writing a report about the experiences of disabled young people. This report will be our submission to the Disability Royal Commission in Australia. The Disability Royal Commission is a way for the government to look into how disabled people are treated in Australia. They [...]

By |2021-02-21T22:50:09+00:00February 21st, 2021|Events, Policy|Comments Off on Have Your Say During the Disability Royal Commission- Your Voice Matters

Australia’s first Career Development Learning (CDL) Hub for students with disability

NCSEHE-led project to establish Australia’s first dedicated national Career Development Learning Hub for students with disability A new National Careers Institute (NCI) Partnership Grant project led by the NCSEHE will establish Australia’s first Career Development Learning (CDL) Hub for students with disability. The CDL Hub will provide an accessible range [...]

By |2021-02-16T01:51:44+00:00February 16th, 2021|Articles, Resources|Comments Off on Australia’s first Career Development Learning (CDL) Hub for students with disability

Applications Now Open for IBM Neurodiversity Program 2021

At IBM, work is more than a job – it is a calling. To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with the clients and sell. To make markets. To invest. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you’ve never thought possible. [...]

By |2021-02-11T00:41:40+00:00February 11th, 2021|Articles|Comments Off on Applications Now Open for IBM Neurodiversity Program 2021

Employment Support Coordination – Professional Development

The NDIA aims to have 30 per cent of participants of a working age in meaningful employment by 30 June 2023 and it is busy making changes to the NDIS funding for employment. But low expectations, ongoing and systemic discrimination and complex employment support systems persist as barriers to reaching [...]

By |2021-02-03T04:56:10+00:00February 3rd, 2021|Professional development|Comments Off on Employment Support Coordination – Professional Development

How to Align Your Career with Your Passions – Career advise for people with ADHD

Attitude Magazine Date: 1 February 2021 Author:  Edward Hallowell, M.D., is a member of ADDitude’s ADHD Medical Review Panel. It’s a misconception that certain jobs are not right for people with ADHD. As I’ve found, there seems to be no limit to the careers that adults with ADHD find fulfilling. But it [...]

By |2021-02-03T04:53:42+00:00February 3rd, 2021|Articles|Comments Off on How to Align Your Career with Your Passions – Career advise for people with ADHD

SPELD Professional Development

SPELD Victoria’s purpose is to assist the estimated 5-10% of all Victorians with Specific Learning Difficulties to achieve their full learning potential. We achieve this through the provision of direct service delivery, information, advocacy and awareness raising amongst the wider Victorian community. Professional Certificate in Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia) Individual [...]

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