News about the South Australian Transport Subsidy Scheme, from DHS (SA)

Changes to the South Australian Transport Subsidy Scheme (SATSS) There are some changes to eligibility for the South Australian Transport Subsidy Scheme (SATSS) for current members who have transitioned to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). These changes are due to transport support being provided as part of the NDIS. If your client is transitioning to the NDIS While the […]

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Resources for planning of supports for individuals with developmental disabilities

The Personal Preference Indicators: A guide for planning – The purpose of this index is to assist you in planning with and for a person with a developmental disability. The Personal Preference Indicators are not checklists, but are a guide to accessing information about the person’s preference (Moss, Jan. 1997, 2006. The Personal Preference Indicator. Center […]

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Metropolitan Adelaide Disability Transition Networks – May (ADL)

You are invited to join us for the Metropolitan Adelaide Disability Transition Networks. These networks are about supporting you, to support your students to make a successful transition from school to training, education and employment. Theme: Disabled Australian Apprentice Wage Support (DAAWS) Topics at all venues include: What is DAAWS? How it can support students […]

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Voting support for Australians with a disability

The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has released information about the ways they are making it easier for people with disability to vote at the upcoming Federal Election (Saturday 18 May 2019). You can watch their online video by clicking here or by typing in https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJ8sr9zWw8c&feature=youtu.be. The video gives information about how AEC staff can help […]

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Disability Workforce Survey (SA)

The Department for Trade Tourism and Investment (DTTI) is currently seeking your assistance to take part in a workforce survey which will inform South Australia Disability Industry and Workforce Strategy. The survey is for all regional service providers delivering services to people with  disability. The survey closes COB Monday the 20th May. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GPCLH76 How to complete […]

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NDCO Free Webinar: Get the right tools for employment success – the JobAccess employer toolkit, 16 May

To succeed in any field, you need to have the passion, skills and experience but also the right tools for the job. DES providers and employers should look no further than the JobAccess Employer Toolkit – a new online resource for matters relating to disability employment. The recently-launched toolkit contains expert information, downloadable resources and […]

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Disability Advocacy Finder 

The Disability Advocacy Finder is an online tool to help find NDIS Appeals providers and disability advocacy agencies across Australia. The Department of Social Services funds organisations through the National Disability Advocacy Program (NDAP) to provide advocacy support services to assist participants when engaging in NDIA processes. NDAP provides people with disability with access to effective disability advocacy. Advocates […]

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NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission – Worker Orientation Module ‘Quality Safety and You’

From the NDIS Q & S Commission’s website: A Worker Orientation Module called ‘Quality, Safety and You’ will assist all NDIS workers to better support people with disability. This module is an interactive online course that explains the obligations of workers under the ,– from the perspective of NDIS participants. It was developed in consultation […]

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