Our Services

Employing People with Disability

The Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO) provides a service to employers to help your business become “Disability Confident.”

Our service includes working one-to-one with your business and is focused on building the ‘disability confidence’ of your organisation to become more welcoming, confident, inclusive and accessible.  Our service includes:

  • One-to-one approach to build the capacity of your business and leadership to implement good practice as a leader in your industry
  • Customised business analysis to understand your business and its objectives
  • Disability friendly check to explore what your business needs to become more confident, such as removing recruitment barriers and improving work practices and accessibility
  • Tangible practical steps and early wins that your business can adopt
  • Specialist advice plus the right connections to implement recommendations seamlessly

Our service also includes full access to our comprehensive “Employer Toolkit” which includes information and resources on a range of areas, including:

  • Definition of disability
  • Inclusive language
  • Disability etiquette – tips for interaction with people with disability
  • Growing your business awareness
  • Disability awareness training
  • Becoming more accessible – communications and events
  • Retaining and managing staff
  • Disclosure
  • Reasonable adjustments
  • Recruitment
  • OH&S misconceptions
  • Disability and legal requirements
  • Disability Action Plans
  • State and Territory legislation
  • NDIS and your business
  • Mental illness
  • Personal stories

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