The main object of the law is “To build productive employment relationships through the promotion of good faith in all aspects of the employment environment and of the employment relationship”.
My older son with ASD spent about nine months volunteering through Volunteering Waikato until he found employment close to where we live. This was seasonal employment so it ended. His next job I found through a contact – he has been there five years.
The ﬁrst step is Transition Planning – Start planning for the transition from school at the start of high school. Create a support network. Make a list of strengths and interests.
Edith Morris of Hamilton has very few regrets in her life despite getting polio in 1945 when only six months old.
It’s barbecue season and, this summer, national hearing organisation Hearing Therapy, is urging hosts to extend their Kiwi hospitality to guests who have trouble hearing.
Facilitating an inclusive contemporary dance programme for Life Unlimited Charitable Trust’s after-school sport programme allowed Courtney Richmond to share her passion for movement and dance with willing participants.
You know you’ve found a diamond when you come across a video blurb that reads, “Freedom Nathan tells it like it is with an infectious sense of humour. She’s a farm girl who likes to go fishing and hunting with her cousins…the fact she completely lost her sight at age 5 hasn’t stopped her living life to the full”.
Noise induced hearing loss is affecting younger people at higher rates than previous generations so it’s really important to let children and young people know how to protect their ears.
Find out what drives Genevieve McLachlan – a successful entrepreneur, member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to people with disabilities and new member of the Disabled Leadership Group at Life Unlimited.
Living at home with family and whānau can be a great option for people with disabilities. The advantages are being able to enjoy a stable, familiar home environment with people who care.