The project will have 5 main stages:
Understanding the barriers faced by young people with disability in accessing youth services and youth workers experiences in supporting young people with disability.
Young people with disability and youth sector representatives, providing guidance for the project.
Access review pilot
Conducting access reviews of seven youth organisations (including partner organisation Youth Action) across NSW. This will include the collaborative development of an Accessibility Action Plan to record improvements made, using PWDA resources adapted for the youth sector.
Disability Inclusion toolkit created
The toolkit will include:
- Resources for young people with disability to learn more about self-advocacy.
- Resources for youth organisations to increase the accessibility of their service.
- Additional resources identified throughout the project for the youth sector
Promoted to sector
Promotion of the Disability Inclusion Toolkit resource to the NSW Youth Sector.