IASE is pleased to announce their partnership with project ABLE, where it will be sharing it’s unique expertise in helping people with a disability in overcoming barriers to the world of work, to help enhance the recruitment potential for people with an autism spectrum condition across Europe.
To this end the IASE has commenced by distributing an attitudinal survey to Irish employers, created publicity materials and has launched the project ABLE website, which can be viewed here
Pictured are Sarah Togher (IASE National Coordinator), Peter Furlong (IASE Board), An Taoiseach, Teresa Mallon (IASE Board) and Greg Barry (IASE Chairperson)
- Report is a step forward but implementation concerns remain.
- Over 100,000 additional workers could be integrated into the workforce.
The Irish Association of Supported Employment (www.iase.ie), has cautiously welcomed the publication of the Comprehensive Employment Strategy (CES) for People with Disabilities in Farmleigh House today, as a step forward but has warned that gaps in implementation could impact greatly on the lives of over 100,000 in Ireland.
April 22, 2015
IASE National Supported Employment Week highlights contribution made by people with disabilities in the workplace
Job Shadow Day, today, Wednesday 22nd April, will see over 600 individuals with a disability shadow a works place mentor at 500 employment sites throughout Ireland. The highlight of IASE National Supported Employment Week, Job Shadow Day promotes equal opportunities for people with disabilities through supported employment.
February 19, 2015
The eighth annual Job Shadow Day will see more than 750 employers sign up to this year’s Job Shadow campaign with almost 500 placements expected from companies who will participate for the first time.
August 22, 2014
About the guide
The Employers Guide to Supported Employment,developed by Irishjobs.ie and STEP Supported Employment, in association with the IASE, is a great resource for employers.
The guide is a plain-speaking, easy-to-navigate document providing information to employers in all areas relating to disability in the workplace.