Disability and social participation: The case of formal and informal volunteering – Social Science Research

ABSTRACT People with disabilities in the United States experience lower levels of social integration than people without disabilities. However, less is known about the association between disability and volunteer participation—despite an extensive literature on other disparities in volunteerism. This study uses data from the 2009–2015 Volunteer Supplement of the Current Population Survey to evaluate how … [Read More] Disability and social participation: The case of formal and informal volunteering – Social Science Research

Innovative Workforce Fund Open to Anyone – Pro Bono Australia

Extract from an article by Wendy Williams The first round of funding under the Innovative Workforce Fund is set to open on 6 March 2017. The initiative aims to stimulate and disseminate new, more efficient and effective ways for the disability support sector to engage, develop and utilise the workforce to meet the needs of NDIS … [Read More] Innovative Workforce Fund Open to Anyone – Pro Bono Australia

Is self-employment Taylor-made for people with disabilities? (UK) – Resolution Foundation

Extract from an article by Conor d’Arcy Whatever your job, it’s been hard to escape self-employment lately. Whether it’s plumbers, couriers or drivers, the pros and cons of working for yourself have rarely been far from the headlines. The Taylor Review of modern employment practices has kept the flame burning, with its recommendations likely to … [Read More] Is self-employment Taylor-made for people with disabilities? (UK) – Resolution Foundation

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