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Australian Network on Disability -- Sydney: Australian Network on Disability 31/08/2017.

The Australian Network on Disability is a not-for-profit organisation, resourced by its members to advance the inclusion of people with disability in all aspects of business.

Autism at work -- England: Business Disability Forum 31/08/2017. 1 youtube video ( 7 min. 33 sec. )

The video can be used as part of a training session or to promote awareness of disability. Noel Hasting an Autism consultant discuses barriers people with autism might face in the workplace and how employers have a responsibility to make adjustments to develop good management skills such as, clarity of communication and instruction. He also discusses the strengths and benefits of employing a person on the autism spectrum.

Get ready for study and work University of Western Sydney;National Disability Coordination Officer Programme 31/08/2017.

These resources provide information, contacts and activities to help students make a successful transition from school into tertiary study, work or post school programs. The workbook contains practical activities which you can complete electronically or print a hard copy. Easy English versions are also available.

Ideaswa : Information on Disability Employment and Support Western Australia National Disability Services WA 31/08/2017.

Provides information and resources to disability service providers, including sector training, employment, workforce, engagement and retention, along with links to resources and other websites.

JobAccess : help and workplace solutions for the employment of people with disability Australian Government 31/08/2017.

JobAccess is an information and advice service funded by the Australian Government. It offers help and workplace solutions for people with disability and their employers. The website is designed to provide information written specifically for employers, job seekers and employees with disability, co-workers of people with disability and Australian Government employment service providers. It has a comprehensive range of information about different disabilities and workplace solutions and adjustments. The website has step by step guides and checklists on recruitment, job searching, adjusting a workplace, employer incentives, understanding rights and responsibilities at work and much more. [Website]

Rising Pride : Thomas & John D'Eri at TEDxCoconutGrove 31/08/2017. 1 youtube video (18 min.)

John and TomD'Eri are a father-and-son team that founded Rising Tide Car Wash, a social enterprise dedicated to providing gainful employment for people with autism in a premium car wash brand while simultaneously inviting the community to see the potential this talent pool has to offer. This business was inspired by watching John's other son, and Tom's younger brother, Andrew, struggle to find his place in the world as a person with autism. [Website]