Employment for Differently Abled People – Australia & Internationally

Employment for Differently Abled People

in Australia & Internationally

By Alison Cantwell Lyons


Australian Human Rights Commission – The Disability Discrimination Act
Disability Law in Australia
Disability WORKS Australia
NDS National Disability Services
JobAccess – help and workplace solutions for the employment of people with disability
Centrelink – Disability Employment Services
Disability employment – Aust Govt Dept of Edu, Employment & Workplace Relations
Endeavour Foundation
BoysTown – Employment Enterprises & Services
Job Support Inc. – Disability Employment Services, an Australian Government Initiative
Nova Employment – NOVA is a supported employment program that offers specialist job seeking assistance and post placement support. We find jobs in the general community, at award wage. NOVA works exclusively with people who have a disability or significant barriers to work and we have an excellent record of success and meaningful career development. Staff from our Campbelltown office also support people who are deaf or hearing impaired. NOVA is not a sheltered workshop, or ‘business service’
Two Wolves – Specialist Consultants and Corporate Think Tank
Alpha – Creating a better future for adolescents and adults on the Autism Spectrum (VIC)
Garry Burge – Making the transition into employment
Busy at Work – Apprenticeships Services – People with a disability
STEPS Group Australia
QLD Govt – Education, training and employment: Work
Disability Employment Australia
Red Cross Employment Services
New Horizons Employment
House With No Steps (QLD, NSW, ACT)
Brisbane QLD – Disability Employment & Training Services
Randstad – Disability Employment Advisory Service
Cassowary Coast Employment
Deaf Services Queensland


Autism Works

Non-Pareil Institute (website) believes individuals affected with autism spectrum disorder have much to contribute! They offer a place to Train, Work and Live for post high school adults on the autism spectrum. – Non-Pareil Institute (Texas) – Facebook page

Lee & Marie’s Cakery  – Miami – providing support and employment to adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  In tandem with the University of Miami/Nova Southeastern University’s Center for Autism and Related Disabilities.

Specialisterne – Enabling One Million jobs for People with Autism and similar challenges

Germany and other parts of Europe

AUTICON is a new German Company employing people with aspergers to be software testers in the IT field.  AUTICON utilizes the special skills of people with Asperger Autism, trains them to be software testers and deploys them as consultants in IT departments within large and medium-sized organisation. Area of activity: Berlin, Germany and parts of Europe.

Information was correct at time of publishing.  If you have any further information or updates, please do not hesitate to let us know Thank you

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