Workshop 2 – Further Learning

Workshop Resources

Explaining new tasks

Barriers to Inclusive Volunteering

Include Me! Creating volunteer opportunities for people with a disability – Inclusion Melbourne

What is Autism? – Amaze

Autism Fast Facts – Amaze

A Guide for Employers – Down Syndrome Australia

A Guide for Employers. Practical strategies for training and support – Down Syndrome Australia

Taking that Extra Step – Inclusion Melbourne

Adapting Volunteer Roles – Victoria ALIVE

Example Inclusion Statement – Victoria ALIVE

Accessible Word Documents

Accessibility Checklist | VisAbility

Guidelines for Accessible Documents | Round Table

Diagram Centre – Building New Paths to Accessibility

Accessibility Help & Learning | Microsoft Support

Accessibility | Adobe

Accessible Document – Test

Document Accessibility Notes 

Web Accessibility Guidelines | ReadSpeaker

Windows 10 Accessibility Features (Video) | TechGumbo

Ease of Access Settings in Windows 10 (Video) | TheWindowsClub

Creating Accessible Material | Enliven Victoria

Whether it is a brochure, flyer, survey, consent form, website content, or other, enliven can help turn your material into Plain Language or easy English to make it easier for all community members to understand.
We will look at everything from language, to design and formatting. Where possible we will use images and symbols to help convey the key messages.
We can also check our work with members of the community or your clients to make sure what we have done meets their needs.
You can get in touch with a member of the team on (03) 9791 1768 or at

Other Resources

Inclusive Communication Guide | City of Casey

Disability Gateway | Australian Government

The Disability Gateway has information and services to help people with disability, their family, friends and carers, to find the support they need in Australia.

Accesshub | Australian Government

Accesshub provides information for people who are Deaf, hard of hearing or who have a speech impairment and need to communicate over the phone.

IncludeAbility | Australian Human Rights Commission

IncludeAbility is an initiative of the Australian Human Rights Commission (the Commission) developed to increase meaningful employment opportunities for people with disability, and to close the gap in workforce participation between people with disability and people without disability.

Expression Australia

Expression Australia work to empower people who are Deaf, hard or hearing or LGBTQIA+ to overcome barriers in their lives and choose how they want to live. Auslan Connections provides Auslan interpretation services.

Autism Connect Helpline

Open 8am to 7pm, Monday to Friday.

Autism information you can trust. Free, confidential and independent.

Autism Connect is a free, national autism helpline, providing independent and expert information over phone, email and webchat.

It supports autistic people, their families and carers, health professionals, researchers, teachers, employers and the broader community. The helpline is free, evidence-based and independent.

Autism Connect advisors offer expert advice in many areas.

Job Access – Driving Disability Employment

Employer Toolkit

Video – Using Inclusive Language

Video – Disability and Awareness Training for Staff

Video – Flexible Work Arrangements

Video – Interview and Selection Process

Video – Induction and Training


5 Sensible Guidelines for Interacting with Disabled People | Forbes

Camellia Sayed & Marnie Higgs interview transcript | So…Podcast

Grief of a Late Autism Diagnosis | Harriet Ring -ABC Everyday 

Small changes you can make to help make the lives of autistic people easier | Sheree Somers – ABC

Australia Post achieves Disability Confident Recruiter Status | Australian Network on Disability


Inclusion Makes the World More Vibrant | Uniting

What is Inclusion? | Inclusion Imperative

Creating an Inclusive Workforce | Victorian Healthcare Association

What Inclusion Means to Me – Perspectives of People with Disability | DARU

We Are Able Campaign | Victoria Alive

Do Your Thing | Women With Disabilities Victoria

Ableism across a lifetime | DARU

Telos for All – CFA Australia

TV Shows

You Can’t Ask That | Amputees | ABC

You Can’t Ask That | Autism Spectrum | ABC

You Can’t Ask That | Deaf | ABC

You Can’t Ask That | Schizophrenia | ABC

You Can’t Ask That | Blind People | ABC

You Can’t Ask That | Down Syndrome | ABC

You Can’t Ask That | Facial Difference | ABC

You Can’t Ask That | Short Statured | ABC

You Can’t Ask That | Wheelchair Users | ABC

You Can’t Ask That | Obsessive Compulsive Disorder | ABC

Insight | The Deaf Divide | SBS

Insight | Adult ADHD | SBS

Insight | Hearing Voices | SBS

Insight | Conquering Chronic Pain | SBS

Insight | Multiple Sclerosis | SBS

Insight | Assistance Animals | SBS