People with Down syndrome want to work for the same reasons as everyone else – so that they can be independent, contribute to society, earn their own money, learn new skills, meet new people, and feel valued.
Guides for Employees and Employers
Our Guides for Employees provide information to help people with Down syndrome to get ready to find a job. Our Guides for Employers contain tips on recruiting staff, training, adjustments, and support in the workplace.
NDIS and employment
The NDIS have a range of resources and information to help people with finding and maintaining employment. You can find out more about NDIS and employment on the NDIS employment webpage.
Get in touch with your local Down syndrome association
Your local Down syndrome can help you find out more about:
- employment supports and services for adults with Down syndrome.
- employment sessions or skills programs in your area.
- employment support programs like Job Access or Disability Employment Service providers.