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Employment and Employment Support - RFFADA Website

RFFADA is a national not-for-profit health promotion charity dedicated to ensuring those affected prenatally by alcohol have access to support.

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Alzheimer's Australia | Employment and younger onset dementia

When someone has been diagnosed with dementia it is an upsetting time for the individual and for those close to them. If the person has been diagnosed with a younger onset dementia they may still be in full employment at the time of the diagnosis. They may still be responsible for a family, have a mortgage and other financial responsibilities.

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Alzheimer's Australia | Employment and dementia

Making employment decisions Being diagnosed with dementia means that there are a number of matters to consider in planning for the future. If you are still working, you will need to consider how dementia affects your working life and start thinking about changes that may be needed in the future. You may have already noticed the effects of dementia on your work. Some of the changes might include:

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Resources and information for better mental health at work.

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Employment Impacts - Whirled Foundation

Support for chronic imbalance sufferers

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Education and employment | Down Syndrome Australia

A quality education is key to improving an individual's life chances. This is no less true for people with Down syndrome. Different education options are available to people with Down syndrome however they vary depending on your state or territory. Please contact your local Down syndrome association for more details.

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Other employment services and supports

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In the workplace: for employees

This guide is designed to set you on the right path towards employment and to help you discover what may be the right work for you.

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Depression Australian in workplaces 'hidden'

Almost 50% of Australian workers who had taken time off work because of depression kept the reason hidden from their employer.

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