Disability Employment Summit Q&A Panel
Our panel of young people, inclusive employers, educators and employment professionals held a panel discussion around employment for young people with disability.
The panel discussion, facilitated by Chantelle Ellem (@fatmumslim) was filmed by our inclusive film crew and highlights, as well as the full discussion are available below.
Watch the videos
Watch: Disclosing Disability to an employer
Watch: How employers can build inclusive workplaces
Watch: An employer’s perspective
Watch: The full panel discussion
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Meet the panel
Tyler is a Year 12 student at The Busy School, and lives with Autism. He represented a hugely important group of people in this conversation – young people with disability looking to enter the workforce.
Marikka is Careers Pathway Officer, also at the Busy School. Marikka supports students to understand their unique strengths, likes and preferences to help them find a career that is perfect for them post-school.
Stephanie is a Senior Consultant at Get Skilled Access. Get Skilled Access is an organisation, founded by Dylan Alcott that’s dedicated to creating a new generation of disability inclusion that’s accessible to all. Stephanie’s lived experience of disability and her previous careers in real estate and hospitality mean she is well placed to provide tangible and sustainable advice to industry to improve the inclusion experience for people with disability.
Scott is the Owner Operator of the Kingscliff Pool Shop. Scott wants to expand his business and is keen to create a welcoming, inclusive and diverse workspace.
Kerrie is the General Manager Ethical Standards & Enterprise Risk at Surf Life Saving QLD. SLS QLD is a welcoming and inclusive employer and Kerrie spoke about what they do in their organisation to be inclusive.
Petar is Lead Business Engagement Consultant at Busy Ability, a Disability Employment Service Provider. Petar spoke about what Disability Employment Service Providers can do to support people with disability to find and maintain meaningful employment.