Employment Services for People with Down syndrome

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Employment Services for people with Down syndrome

Down Syndrome Western Australia (DSWA) offers employment services including:

  • The Discovery Process, working one on one with participants to discover your work goals, dream job, strengths
  • Work Readiness Program that may assist in transition into the broader workforce, preparing resumes, how to prepare for work
  • Employment connection and job matching of our participants with prospective employers, and
  • Employment Mentoring, one to one, employment support in the workplace
  • NDIS funded services

Contact our Employment Coordinator for further information.

The NDIS and employment

In addition to Employment Support, you may be looking for some further support in relation to your plan and how you can maximise NDIS funding to support your employment goals. Support Coordination may be valuable to you. Contact our Support Coordinator for more information.


Right to work website:

A guide for employees PLAIN ENGLISH

A guide for employees EASY READ

Guides to starting a business – EASY READ

Community Inclusion Toolkit

DSA Resource Hub

Inclusion Australia – Everyone Can Work

NDIS – Let’s talk about work

NDIS – Thinking about work

VALiD videos

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.