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Personal experience and advice from people with disabilities living in Australia on the big topics: work, play, relationships, the NDIS and more

Personal experience and advice from people with disabilities living in Australia on the big topics: work, play, relationships, the NDIS and more
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Australia

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Personal experience and advice from people with disabilities living in Australia on the big topics: work, play, relationships, the NDIS and more

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English


Episodes

Series 2, Episode 2: Assistive Technology

6/27/2019
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In this second series of Inform, we’ll be discussing accessibility. But not as you might know it. From the workplace to the classroom, we’ll be asking what accessibility means and why it matters. We'll also be discussing some strategies and tips for things like advocating for accessibility or accessing information on assistive technology. Assistive technology at home In episode two, we spoke with Judi Potts. Judi uses a range of assistive technology in her day-to-day life and while she may...

Duration:00:25:07

Series 2, Episode 1: Advocating for accessibility

6/20/2019
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In this second series of Inform, we’ll be discussing accessibility. But not as you might know it. From accessible workplaces, to assistive technology, we’ll be asking what accessibility means and why it matters. We'll also be discussing some strategies and tips for things like advocating for accessibility or accessing information on assistive technology. Accessibility in the workplace In episode one, we spoke with Daniel, a lawyer who has experience advocating for his own accessibility. For...

Duration:00:25:17

Episode 04: WISE Employment

4/9/2019
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Hello and welcome to the Inform Podcast! In Episode 4, our host Rachel Tyler Jones talks with Karen Walker from WISE Employment, one of Australia’s leading disability employment services providers. In this episode, Karen explains the process of using a disability employment service and the services WISE Employment provides. She also shares some tips for figuring out what sort of work you want to do and some advice on job hunting. You can contact WISE Employment at www.wiseemployment.com.au...

Duration:00:12:06

Episode 03: Owning your future with Jarad McLoughlin

3/4/2019
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Hello and welcome to the Inform Podcast! In Episode 3, our host Rachel Tyler Jones talks with Jarad McLoughlin. An up-and-coming voice in the Australian media industry, Jarad is one of the presenters of De-Stigmatised with Radio Adelaide. In this episode, Jarad discusses getting work, following your passion and breaking into the media. Jarad offers his advice for dealing with ableism at work, including your disability on your resume and how to bounce back after rejection. He also shares his...

Duration:00:13:32

Episode 02: Starting your own business

2/13/2019
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Hello and welcome to Inform Podcast! In Episode 2, our host Rachel Tyler Jones talks with Robbie Peime about work and starting your own business. Robbie shares his story about coming to a cross-roads in his career, and what he did to re-focus and find his 'why' again. Robbie shares his advice for others who may be struggling to find a reason to get out of bed again, and why he thinks finding your passion is crucial for living a happy life. Thank you for joining us for episode 2, and...

Duration:00:14:17

Episode 01: Work with Antonio Vecchio

12/17/2018
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Hello and welcome to Inform Podcast! In Episode 1, our host Rachel Tyler Jones talks with Antonio Vecchio about work and employment. Antonio shares his story about retraining after his accident, working in the mental health and addiction space, what it was like going back to study as a mature-age student and what it’s like looking for work. Antonio offers his advice for other people with disabilities who might be searching for work. He talks about how to include your disability in your CV or...

Duration:00:18:49

Inform Podcast Teaser Trailer

12/3/2018
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Get ready, Inform Podcast is coming soon to a podcast feed near you! Subscribe now for free to get the first episode as soon as it is released. In Inform Podcast Episode 1, our host Rachel Tyler Jones talks with Antonio Veccio about work. The two talk about retraining after his accident to work in the mental health and addiction space, what it was like going back to study as a mature-age student and what it's like looking for work. Antonio offers his advice for other people with disabilities...

Duration:00:01:29