Customised Employment & Micro Business

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Sarah's story

Customised Employment and Micro Business
“Working has been great for Sarah’s independence. Through doing work experience while at school, she learned the skills to use public transport. She can now get all around Perth via bus or train” says Sarah’s mum Miriam.
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Jenny: BIZLINK Support Coordinator (Support Coordinator for Sarah)

Customised Employment and Micro Business, Employers
Jenny Liew is a Support Coordinator for Disability Employment Services at BIZLINK in WA. Her role is to assist clients in their jobs and support them to maintain open employment, focusing on personalising the support to the client’s needs to ensure they have meaningful participation in employment.
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Sue (mother of Sophie)

Customised Employment and Micro Business
Like all good things in life, Sophie’s meaningful employment took time to achieve. However, with patience and determination, it happened, as I believe it can for all young people with disability.
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Matt's story

Customised Employment and Micro Business
Matt Simson has a passion for tinkering with engines and bringing new life to old machines. Matt has been repairing garden equipment and small motors since he left school. To learn more about engines Matt did the Certificate in Small Engines course at Chisholm Institute in 2012.
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Kyal's story

Customised Employment and Micro Business
Kyal Chamberlain is a 19 year old student with autism and ADHD. He started out by making healthy treats for the family husky Apollo, which soon turned into a successful business with thousands of happy furry customers. Kyal began his micro-business ‘Kyal’s Doggy Delights’ when he was 16 years old.
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Elias pathway (so far)

Customised Employment and Micro Business
Elias Joslin – is part of Ticket to Work, a partnership initiative to support young people with significant disability make a transition from school to work. Elias is a recent school leaver from Busselton who is working as a trolley collector while preparing for his future.
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Sarah's story

Customised Employment and Micro Business
Sarah Wardle – Serco Employee Sarah enjoys working in the HR department for Serco at Fiona Stanley Hospital. Sarah works four days a week in a role that was specifically designed to maximise her skills and abilities. The job involves a range of tasks including the assembling of induction packages and greeting new staff.
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Ella’s story

Customised Employment and Micro Business
“It has helped her become more resilient and is building on her confidence when dealing with the many types of people she encounters.” High school students with disability are receiving the support they need to prepare for work and community life as part of an Australian-first project.
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NDIS School to Work - Overview

Customised Employment and Micro Business
This Video created by NDIA profiles the work of Perth Hills Ticket to Work network working with NDIA in the School to Work pilot that provides students with 150 hours of customised employment support to assist them to transition in open employment or self-employment.
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NDIS Stories - Oni's choice and control with the NDIS

Customised Employment and Micro Business
This Video created by the NDIA profiles Oni, a Ticket to Work participant in the Perth Hills region and part of NDIS trial. The Ticket to Work network supported Oni to take on an School based Traineeship at the Westpac bank.