Employment Support

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Watch our employment video!

DSWA is committed to partnering with organisations that support our members employment goals. In August 2021, we followed 4 workers from a variety of organisations across Perth to document their day-to-day working lives.

Our NDIS funded services

Skills to Employment program

School Leavers Employment Supports (SLES)


Ongoing job support for employment

Find out about all our NDIS Employment services here

Guides and resources from Down Syndrome Australia 

A Guide For Employers Resource
A Guide for Employers
A Guide For Employers Practical Strategies
A Practical Guide for Employers
Guide For Employees Resource (Plain English)
A Guide for Employees (Plain English)
A guide for employees easy read
A Guide for Employees (Easy Read)
Visit the Resource Hub

You can find a wide range of employment resources for people with Down syndrome, families and employers in our Resource Hub.

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See our Employment Toolkit

Our Community Inclusion Toolkit has a range of resources for employment to help people with Down syndrome, families and employers understand employment opportunities.

Click to see the DSWA Employment Report

The DSWA Employment Report for 2020 is now available.

Other helpful resources

Inclusion Australia have developed a website called Everyone Can Work

This website helps people with intellectual disability and their families understand what help people can get to find regular jobs. 

The cover of the Lets work videos

See these great videos from VALiD, where people like Gerard O’Dwyer the actor share what having fulfilling work means to them.