A collection of videos demonstrating the capacity of people with intellectual disability to work in open employment with the right support. (If you would like to add other videos to this list please email Paul Cain at firstname.lastname@example.org)
Interview with Rabab
Rabab started work experience at McDonalds with the support of Jobsupport and quickly got herself a paid job. She has now been at McDonalds for one and a half years, is currently working Monday to Friday, and winning awards for her excellent customer service.
Working with Fragile X
The challenges faced by people with disability in securing employment opportunities are many. In this film Zoe, Marty, Rosie, Hugh and Ross, young adults with Fragile X syndrome, share their experiences in looking for work.
Working with Fragile X: 10-minute version:
Working with Fragile X: 3-minute version:
That's A Wrap - Belonging Matters Victoria
David Howlowko and Woolworths, Lower Templestowe, Victoria
The Receptionist - Belonging Matters, Victoria
Cameron Skinner was unemployed for ten years after leaving school. Most of those years he spent in day activity centres for people with a disability and mental illness. He was bored, lonely and isolated until he found real work.
Transition to Work & Open Employment - Jobsupport, Sydney NSW
The seamlessness between transition to work and open employment support for people with significant intellectual disability.
Emma, Nicholas and James, Ability Employment, Tasmania & Victoria.
Three stories based on the success of people with intellectual disability working in the open labour market.
Martin Wren talking about NOVA Employment — Nova Employment, New South Wales and Queensland
Transition to Employment (TTE) — Laura and Officeworks, Victoria
The Open Road (Ireland)
KARE services for people with an intellectual disability is actively engaged in providing open labour market employment opportunities for it members.
Dreams for a Better World (Down Syndrome Victoria)
I'm Into Hire (USA)
I’M IN TO HIRE is a US campaign to promote the benefits of hiring people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and motivate employers to create a more inclusive workplace.
Project Search at Cincinnati Children's Hospital (USA)