Intellectual Disability and the Gig Economy
The rate of unemployment for those with intellectual disability is more than four times that of the non-disabled population. Stigma and ableism continue to widen this gap. On this episode, you’ll hear about a program tackling this divide and how the online world is helping make career goals a reality.
Jonathan and Annette – Participants of Start Up.
Katie Butler – Program Director for Start Up at Challenge Community Services.
Beth Innes – Grants Coordinator at Challenge Community Services.
Bronwyn Hemsley – Head of Speech Pathology at the University of Technology Sydney and Researcher on the Start Up program.