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NDS WA Year in Review 2016/17

NDS in WA is pleased to present its 2016/17 Year in Review which was presented at the Annual Members Meeting on 14 November 2017.

NDS WA 2018-19 Pre-Budget Submission

The NDS WA PBS is the policy centrepiece for state-level disability advocacy and is instrumental in identifying areas of critical need and the investment to continue to deliver effective services.

WA Disability Services Sector Industry Plan

NDS commissioned ACIL Allen Consulting to research and establish a knowledge base on the contribution and potential of the WA disability sector under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

The Workplace Literacy Project

The Workplace Literacy Project

The Disability Workforce Innovation Network (DWIN) project identified workplace language, literacy and numeracy skills as an important workforce development focus in preparing for the requirements of the NDIS workplace.

Funded in Tasmania by 26TEN, NDS worked with disability service providers to see how we can strengthen workforce skills in these areas. The Tasmanian Language, Literacy and Numeracy Action Plan 2016-2017 provides a roadmap for the activities we are undertaking.

The cost of low-level, workforce literacy skills can be significant. This can however be mitigated by the benefits experienced by employers engaged in workplace literacy projects. Read a summary of research about this in the Workplace Literacy flyer  (with accessible version).

Tasmanian LLN Action Plan 2016-2017

Workplace literacy resources

toolkit

communicating

medication

training

Contact information

For any enquiries about the Workplace Literacy Project, please contact Cath Ralston, Senior Sector Development Consultant, 03 6212 7305,