NDIS will have responsibility for transition-to-work support. This is an important pathway for many people with intellectual disability who are not ready to enter DES immediately after school.
Successful models of transition-to-work support feature work experience in real work settings with strong links to effective open employment providers.
There is, however, a limited sector of skilled transition-to-work providers across Australia. A new national employment framework must expand and replicate transition-to-work support that demonstrates positive employment outcomes.