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Ross Joyce Aug 5
AFDO is part of a coalition of 16 disability organisations that have signed a joint statement calling for people with to be a primary focus of government during .
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Ross Joyce Jul 30
This article explores the unconsious bias that employers may have on employing people with . However, by offering supportive practices it’s possible to embrace genuine , and attract talented employees with disability.
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Blind Citizens Aust Jun 22
Nas Campanella chats directly to a family that will truly benefit from audio description and explains just how it will work.... via
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AFDO Jun 23
Nas Campanella is a respected journalist, has just landed her dream job, is happily married, and has an adoring network of family and friends. And yet, on a regular basis, she is confronted by strangers, desperate to offer their condolences.
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Jim Valavanis Jun 23
Improving the recruitment and selection of people with disabilities. Despite representing nearly 20% of the Australian population, people with disabilities are severely underrepresented in the workforce and face numerous barriers to employment.
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AFDO Jun 7
Congratulations to AFDO President, Liz Reid on being awarded the Member of the Order of Australia (AM) Medal today for her service to people with , to , and to social inclusion.
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Jim Valavanis Jun 4
Expressions Of Interest (EOI): people with to join Advisory Group. Are you a person with disability with experience accessing a dietitian or nutrition service? Interested in joining an Advisory Group? We are looking for 2 people. More info:
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AFDO Jun 4
Expressions Of Interest (EOI): people with to join Advisory Group. Are you a person with disability with experience accessing a dietitian or nutrition service? Interested in joining an Advisory Group? We are looking for 2 people. More info:
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Ross Joyce Jun 4
We do not condone children being admitted to an Adult Mental Health Unit (AMHU) for any reason. Being admitted to an Adult Unit would be a confronting and traumatic experience for children, and it is not a safe environment for adolescents.
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Ross Joyce Jun 1
Congratulations Down Syndrome Australia on your new website. A great new website for people with , , and friends, as well as prenatal and new . You can check out the new website at:
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Ross Joyce Apr 10
We welcome the announcement by that $2 million will be used to establish a dedicated helpline to provide information and outreach services to assist people with disability during the crisis.
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The Project Mar 26
One message received loud & clear in this emergency is how hard coronavirus can hit the elderly. But there’s another really vulnerable group of Aussies who are feeling increasingly overlooked, people living with a disability. For resources available via
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AFDO Mar 17
Woolworths are back online with "Priority Assistance" available for home delivery for ppl with . Please note Click & Collect is still unavailable. There is also a new list of restricted items as of 18th March:
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Ross Joyce Mar 17
We urgently need a targeted response to ensure Australians with have their basic needs met during . Survey reveals that 82% of families haven’t been able to buy supplies they need amid outbreak.
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Christine Smith Mar 15
care packages for elderly and people w/disability at times outside 7-8am. Bravo Woolies 👏 Just go to the counter & you’ll be provided a pack of essentials. 💕 -19
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AFDO Mar 16
Article on the launch of Business Inclusion & Diversity Services (BIDS) - now available to all businesses and organisations in Australia, to help them to become .
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AFDO Mar 15
This is a good start, but a lot of people with are feeling stranded as Woolworths has stopped taking online orders, and Coles are also struggling to meet demand. Not everyone is able to get to the supermarket.
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Ross Joyce Mar 15
Extremely frustrated that we need to keep pointing this out to government! AFDO joins Deaf Australia in calling for provisioning of Auslan interpreters during all emergency & disaster broadcasts, and advertising around
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Ross Joyce Mar 9
Congratulations to , and all the women with who worked to create the new "Our Place" website. A great resource for with , written in plain and simple english for . Check it out:
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Ross Joyce Mar 2
Extremely concerned that an alarming number of jobseekers with have been hired to ensure companies meet targets, but then fired. We need data on how long workers with disabilities remain employed.
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