SSI News Blog

Promoting disability inclusion in the workplace and in the community

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In line with the principles of social inclusion and with the International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) celebrated annually on 3 December, SSI has participated in a number of activities that not only support SSI’s effort towards building a more inclusive workplace, but also contributes to enable grassroots community leaders promoting disability inclusion in their communities.

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From the CEO: Best wishes for a compassionate, fulfilling holiday season

Highlights from events at SSI during 2018.

The holiday season at SSI always brings to the fore the warmth and compassion that exists within our community. In contrast to the commercialism often intertwined with the gift-giving season are the actions of folk like the Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group and Ashfield Public School P&C ― just two of the many groups who, in recent weeks, have delivered gifts for the individuals and families SSI supports.

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SSI celebrates inclusion

International Day of People with Disabilities banner

At SSI, we are getting ready to celebrate International Day of People with Disability (December 3), a United Nations sanctioned day that aims to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance, and recognises the achievements and contributions of people with disability.

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Success stories

Jamsheed’s Story

A driver in their car.

My name is Jamsheed Shaharyar. I am a refugee from Iran.

I was born to a middle class family in Iran, where my wealth was my family and I earned my income from a good job.

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